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Weekend Wrap

IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

Flow Festival is here again – Can you festival? Riikka Vaahtera

Plenty of feel-good things are brewing in Finnish arts and culture – awkward art, thrilling films and mushroom coffee! Take a look at the past seven days in lifestyle and entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Contrary to what Silvio Berlusconi once said, Finnish food is kinda tasty and gaining ground internationally – especially in Germany. (Photo: Elina Manninen) Read Business Finland’s article

An ode to libraries worldwide, the new Finnish library Oodi is an experiment in what the future of public spaces could hold. (Photo: Mika Ruusunen)

The love ambassador of micro-moments Verena Rentrop talks business but also has at least one joke up her sleeve. (Photo: Verena Rentrop) Read our article

Garmendo combines body consciousness with sustainability. (Photo: Garmendo) Read our feature

Finnish political thriller Invisible Heroes tells the true story of Tapani Brotherus, a young diplomat in Chile who chose not to be a bystander during Augusto Pinochet’s military coup of 1973. (Photo: Kaiho Republic) Check out World Screen’s interview

Laura Itkonen combines art and function in her new collection, designed for Vuela. (Photo: Laura Itkonen) Read Design Milk’s article

Chocolate doesn't have to be a guilty pleasure anymore. Not with Fazer's new brand NORDI, which is sustainably sourced from the get-go. (Photo: YouTube/Screenshot)
Pilvi Takala turns Finnish awkardness upside down and into an artform in her short film The Stroker. (Photo: YouTube/Screenshot)

ALMA is picking up speed ahead of her upcoming album, this time helping out Tove Lo on her new album. (Photo: Anna Miettinen) Read Stereogum’s article

Four Sigmatic will hook you up with your morning fix of ‘shrooms and brew. (Photo: Four Sigmatic) Read LATF USA’s article

By: Samuli Ojala