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Weekend Wrap

IN PICTURES: Weekend wrap

FIS Alpine Ski World Cup dropped by Levi, Finland, last week and was warmly greeted by a local fan.World Cup Levi 2019/Victor Engström

An unlikely superstar trio emerges in the music scene, and the gaming scene is in high spirits. Discover the past seven days in lifestyle and entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

The second wave of Finnish gaming companies is attracting international capital. (Photo: Samuli Pentti) Read Venturebeat’s article

Märta Tikkanen’s novel The Love Story of the Century is an intense exploration into an abusive relationship. (Photo: Cata Portin) Read The Nerd Daily’s article

Weekendbee’s philosophy relies on positive change, not blame games. (Photo: Weekendbee) Read our feature

SuperPark is a safe place to blow off some steam. (Photo: Superpark) Read New Straits Times’ article

Helsinki is a second-hand shopping gem. (Photo: Jussi Hellsten) Read Guardian’s article

Erja Lyytinen is the second best non-American blues guitarist in the world after Eric Clapton. (Photo: Laurence Harvey) Read the Guitar World’s article

What are genres anyway, asks conductor Dalia Stasevska. (Photo: Jarmo Katila) Read the Telegraph’s article

Angry Birds is the result of a balanced company culture at Rovio, according to senior producer Jijo Jackson. (Photo: Rovio) Read My Helsinki’s article

The Moomins bring comfort and reassurance to hectic times. (Photo: Moomin Characters) Read Vulture Hound’s article

Kupla, Tomppabeats and Idealism are Finnish lo-fi hip-hop producers and an answer to the modern-day cacophony of noise and information. (Photo: Kupla) Read Music Finland’s article

By: Samuli Ojala