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Weekend Wrap

Meaningful words to say, play and dance

The UN International Day of Education was in session this week.

Vesa Laitinen

The arts have meaningful words to say, play and dance this week. Discover the past seven days in lifestyle and entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Being constantly present everywhere means not being present at all, according to dancer Maria Nurmela. (Photo: Karoliina Korvuo) Read The Finnish Institute’s article

Lapland is best seen at the back of an organic V8 drive system. (Photo: Lapland Safaris) Read Visit Finland’s article

Sepideh Rahaa’s critical narratives bring forth underrepresentation and mosaic identities. (Photo: Karoliina Korvuo) Read AV-Arkki’s article

Open offices are broken no more, thanks to Framery. (Photo: Framery) Read Sifted’s article

Reima has been keeping kids warm for almost a century. (Photo: Reima)

A frustrated Finnish man building a proper sauna in a foreign country has Aki Kaurismäki written all over it. (Photo: Facebook/The Finnish Sauna BC)

Finns have kept design functional for the past ten millenia. (Photo: National Museum of Finland) Read Korea Herald’s article

Youth magazine Demi turns the mirror on social media with a societal ad campaign. (Photo: A-lehdet) Read AdAge’s article

Pyynikin Brewery’s tin men now sport Norwich FC’s colours. (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube) Read our story

Dance moves are like a fingerprint, say Finnish scientists. (Photo: Jussi Hellsten) Read Forbes’ story

By: Samuli Ojala