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Weekend Wrap

IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

Finnish golfer Mikko Ilonen has announced his retirement.Facebook

A golfing great hangs up the clubs, Finnish folk gets visual and a factory focusing on games. Take a look at the past seven days in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Bobby Oroza shares the origins of his new lo-fi soul track ‘Déjà vu’. (Photo: Bobby Oroza) Read the Consequence of Sound article

Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen’s Norse mythology-inspired photographs reveal a beauty in old stories, old places, and old people. (Photo: Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen) Read the Hyper Allergic article

Games Factory provides a top-of-the-line working environment with a full spectrum of game business-related services – under the same roof. (Photo: Games Factory)
Super8 & Tab deliver a beautiful cross section of trance. (Photo: Instagram)

Helsinki-based folk duo Lone Deer Laredo have just released a new video for ’Golden Harvest’. (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube) Read the Vents Magazine article

The 69 Eyes are excited for their first US tour in 10 years. (Photo: Ville Juurikkala) Read the Billboard article

Nick Cheung and Richie Jen star in the latest Chinese actioner from Finnish director Renny Harlin. (Photo: Hong Kong International Film Festival) Read the Hollywood Reporter article

Finnish writer Helena Halme ponders the global appeal of Nordic Noir, as well as the influence of the digital age on the reading landscape. (Photo: Helena Halme) Read the This is Finland article

Mikko Ilonen, golf’s most successful Finn, has retired. (Photo: Twitter) Read the Sky Sports article

By: Samuli Ojala