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Weekend Wrap

IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

Finnish Language Day was celebrated on 9 April, tipping its hat to the father of the language and to the many who express themselves through the written word in Finnish such as Salla Simukka.Hanna Poropudas

Finnish jazz, rugby, reindeer and female authors. Take a look at the past seven days in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Jussi Viljanen is making an impact on the rugby world. (Photo: Twitter) Read the Extra article

Katja Kettu is one of 13 contemporary female authors celebrated by This is Finland. (Photo: Ofer Amir) Read the This is Finland article

Critical Force is looking to maintain and grow sales from its flagship title, Critical Ops. (Photo: Critical Force) Read the Pocket Gamer Biz article

Finnish rockers Santa Cruz return with new song called Changing Of Seasons. (Photo: Stylist) Read the Blabbermouth article

Aki Kaurismäki is regarded as one of the finest film-makers currently active in world cinema. (Photo: Malla Hukkanen/Sputnik Oy)

The Moomins have found a second home in Japan. (Photo: MoominValley Park) Read the Japan Times article review

Verneri Pohjola is here to make Finnish jazz as cool as ever. (Photo: Music Finland) Read the Music Finland article

The 1953 film The White Reindeer is a great example of Finnish horror (Photo: SES) Read the article from The Arts Desk

Finnish singer-songwriter H.C. Slim has released the video for ‘The City Is Burning’. (Photo: Svart Records) Read the Pop Matters article

By: Samuli Ojala