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IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

Tampere’s industrial heritage is being remade in the hands of a new generation of urban dwellers.Aleksi Martikainen/Facebook

Finns busy on the silver screen, DIY urbanism and hobbyhorses. Take a look at the past seven days in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Finland has been ranked the fittest Western country by the World Health Organization. (Photo: Mikko Nikkinen) Read the Nordic Insider article

Hobbyhorses continue to draw attention internationally. (Photo: SES) Read the New York Times article

Esa-Pekka Salonen makes an epic homecoming to Los Angeles with Stravinsky. (Photo: Facebook) Read the LA Times article

Aleksi Salmenperä's Void (Tyhjiö) is a humorous dive into the relationship of an actress about to break into the limelight and a writer heading into the fifth year of his writer's block. (Photo: SES)

A skateboarding crew from Tampere decided to roll up their sleeves and make a difference in their community. (Photo: Facebook) Read The Guardian’s article

Finnish basketball prodigy Lauri Markkanen has a chat about his sophomore year. (Photo: Facebook) Read NBA’s article

The University of Helsinki has conferred an honorary doctorate to the lead singer of Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson. (Photo: Shutterstock) Read the University of Helsinki’s article

Rabbit Films’ format Over the Atlantic has received international intrigue. (Photo: Rabbit Films) Read Worldscreen’s article

Teemu Nikki’s short film All Inclusive will compete for the renowned Palme d’Or award. (Photos: SES) Read our article

Rosamund Pike appeared at Moominvalley’s premiere in January. The series is now making a name internationally. (Photo: Jussi Nahkuri)

By: Samuli Ojala