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Oat queens, valued animation and illustrious jewellery

Veiko Õunpuu’s film ‘The Last Ones’ is a grim take on Lapland.

Homeless Bob Productions/Gabriela Urm

Sustainability drives change in food and fashion, Lapland goes western as kids tune in to Nordic values. Take a look at recent creativity from a Finnish perspective.

Illustrator Mia Minerva is also fluent in jewellery. (Photo: Mia Minerva) Read Creative Boom’s article

In eight years, Jesse Tran went from shovelling snow to running a sustainable fashion startup. (Photo: Facebook/RENS).

A Nordic takeover of kids’ animation is underway. (Photo: Momolu) Read Kidscreen’s story

We Jazz Records is a label to be fabled. (Photo: Dovile Sermokas) Read The Guardian’s review

Maija Itkonen and Reetta Kivelä are promoting change in the food industry. (Photo: Facebook/Gold&Green) Read Food Circle’s article

Lapland is an ideal location for a contemporary western. (Photo: Homeless Bob Productions/Gabriela Urm) Read Cineuropa’s review

Old-school death metaller Convulse keeps it real. (Photo: Facebook/Convulse) Read Bandcamp’s article

Genelec brings perfect sound around in Denmark. (Photo: Genelec)

VTT solves the chicken-or-the-egg dilemma. (Photo: VTT) Read our story

Spinnova takes ‘limited edition’ seriously. (Photo: Spinnova)

By: Samuli Ojala