Finland is taking over the two-year Chairmanship of the Arctic Council at the beginning of May 2017. In celebration of this, we have created a new subcategory, “Arctic”, which gathers together all our relevant Arctic content from recent years.
So, wondering what’s up with Finnish Arctic knowhow?
Scroll down, you’ve come to the right place!
Cover photo: Visit Finland/Hannes Becker
Sleepless baby bear awakens global interest
A Finnish children’s book about a little bear called Mur is charming both kids and grown-ups in an increasing number of countries.
Nordic conditions drive automated vehicles to the Finnish line
Snow, ice and long winters are typically associated with Finland, and the country likes to play them to its advantage. Now they are being combined with 5G mobile technology to put autonomous vehicles to the test in Arctic conditions.
Five for Friday: Finnish beer flavours
Craft Beer Helsinki, a festival for beer enthusiasts, introduces Finnish microbreweries and their products to the general public this week. We took a sip of the abundant selection.
Five for Friday: Wood in construction
The increased awareness of environmental issues worldwide is enhancing new solutions and accelerating wood-construction markets in Finland.
Mölkky makes a summer weekend
In just 20 years, outdoor game Mölkky has become a tradition at Finnish summer cottages and Parisian parks. Now, it’s aiming to take over the rest of the world.
Five for Friday: Innovative packaging
It’s often said that big things come in small packages, but in Finland, big things can also be found in packaging.
Five for Friday: Sustainable energy solutions
With each passing day, the development of green energy and circular and bio economies is playing an increasingly important role in preserving our planet’s habitability.
Five for Friday: Finnish fashion vol. 2
There are plenty more than five globally interesting Finnish fashion companies. That’s why we’re doing a round two: another portion of world-class design from Finland, here you go!
World toasts Finnviini’s success with Finnish wine
Two relative newcomers to Finland are putting their adopted country on the map with their internationally-renowned wines.
Five for Friday: Stuff for kids
Digital toys, analogue toys, books and nightlights – children have it made in Finland.