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Weekend Wrap

Finnish quirkiness is an entertaining lifestyle

Finnish redneck-rock-turned-bluegrass is something you need in your life this week. Meet Steve’n’Seagulls.

Joonas Luukkonen

Finnish arts are as quirky as ever this week as the iconic, sustainable and flat-out odd rise to the surface. Discover the past seven days in lifestyle and entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

A new dynamic duo is born. (Photo: Karhu) Read HYPEBEAST’s story

Take a sneak listen to Cucina Povera’s majestic new LP. (Photo: Maria Rossi) Read The Vinyl Factory’s story

Russia is in for a sweet surprise from Finland, with love. (Photo: Goodio) Read our Daily brief

Tarja Turunen talks creativity and her personal inspirations. (Photo: Tim Tronckoe) Read our interview

Take a glimpse into the life of an expat working for Rovio in Finland. (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube) Check out Meet the Rovians video

The great outdoors calls for a great smartwatch. (Photo: Ulrich Grill) Read GQ’s review

Marimekko’s iconic print gets an inner do-over. (Photo: Marimekko) Read Fast Company’s article

Camera Rescue is a hero we might not deserve, but a hero we need. (Photo: Camera Rescue) Read Amateur Photographer’s article

Yes, mail art is a thing. A wonderful thing, that is! (Photo: Riitta Ikonen) Read Colossal’s story

Flow Festival wants future generations to feel the vibe as well. (Photo: Miia Närkki/Flow Festival) Read Innovator’s story

Marja Helander’s short film digs into sensitive questions about Sámi land ownership. (Photo: Marja Helander/AV-Arkki) Read AV-Arkki’s story

The outré flock that is Steve’n’Seagulls is Australia-bound in April. (Photo: Facebook/Steve’n’Seagulls) Read Echo’s interview

By: Samuli Ojala