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IN PICTURES: Weekend wrap

The Finnish Museum Card is a big reason behind the renaissance of the museum scene around the country, which registered 7.1 million visits in 2018.Ella Karttunen

Musicians have plenty to show to international audiences as Finland strengthens its reputation as the place to be. Discover the past seven days in lifestyle and entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Helsinki has sailed to a new high in tourism, welcoming 603 500 cruise passengers in 2019. (Photo: Paul Williams) Read the Port of Helsinki’s announcement

The cello has a very human voice but lacks the low and deep fundamentals of the double bass, says Timo-Veikko Valve. (Photo: Selby & Friends) Read Limelight Magazine’s article

Director Maria Veijalainen empathises with today’s teenagers in her feature film debut, Diva of Finland. (Photo: Silva Mysterium Oy) Read Cineuropa’s story

Allas Sea Pool is stretching its services to Oslo. (Photo: Allas Sea Pool) Read our article

ALMA has kicked off the second chapter of her career with some high-profile collabs. (Photo: PME) Read Idolator’s story

Oodi is the manifestation of Finnish biblio-enthusiasm. (Photo: Kuvio) Read CityLab’s story

Finland is one of the best places to make a business out of saving the world, a study says. (Photo: Julia Kivelä) Read our story

Esa-Pekka Salonen flirts with the Wagner a generation of conductors have been trying to get at. (Photo: Minna Hatinen) Read LA Times’ review

What do the Apollo 11 lunar landing and a small Finnish rural town have in common? (Photo: Perttu Saksa/Made by Choice) Read Metropolis’ article

Miia Tervo’s feature Aurora stood out at the 61st Nordic Film Days in Germany. (Photo: Dionysos Films) Read our story

By: Samuli Ojala