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Weekend Wrap

Sports climbs the podium, audio fills the room and movie brings the mojo

Compartment No.6 is going places.

Sami Kuokkanen/Aamu Film Company

Olympic athletes and fitness tech leap forward, musicians and engineers play the right notes, and films have their fill. Click on any photo and take a look at recent creativity from Finland.

Matti Mattsson’s war cry champions Finnish athletes in Tokyo. (Photo: Facebook/Matti Mattsson) Read YLE’s article

The Proms season is ripe for Dalia Stasevska. (Photo: Sanna Lehto) Read BBC’s article

The audience is definitely listening with Flexound. (Photo: Twitter/Flexound) Read more on Flexound’s website

Venice International Film Festival’s stardust includes some usual suspects from Finland. (Photo: Screenshot/Vimeo) Read Hollywood Reporter’s preview

Swappie builds trust between consumers and pre-loved phones. (Photo: Swappie) Read The Irish Times’ article

Compartment No.6 cashes in after a Grand Prix win at Cannes. (Photo: Facebook/Aamu Film Company/Kate Green) Read Screen Daily’s article

There’s something old, used, new and ambient in Timo Kaukolampi’s new album. (Photo: Facebook/ESNS/Knelis) Read Inverted Audio’s article

Oura is one of the best products of 2021, according to People. (Photo: Facebook/OURA) Read People’s article

“Finland is darkness: the people, the music, the mentality – everything is about darkness,” says watchmaker Stepan Sarpaneva. (Photo: Facebook/Sarpaneva Watches) Read South China Morning Post’s article

When classics meet, you know you’re in for a good time. (Photo: Facebook/Marimekko)

By: Samuli Ojala