EduCamp Finland guide and Chinese girl taking a selfie outside Linnanmäki
 Finnish education export company EduCamp Finland welcomed young Chinese visitors to its first summer camp in Finland. Image: EduCamp Finland / Facebook

The daily brief: 29 July 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Arkki, Educamp Finland and Kalmar make headlines.

Rasmus Hetemäki


Arkki International has opened a creative education school in Bangkok, EduCamp Finland has completed its first international summer learning camp in Finland, and Kalmar is delivering machinery to ports in Israel and Europe. Click on the headlines for more in-depth information about each piece of news.

Arkki gets creative in Bangkok

Arkki School of Architecture for Children and Youth has expanded to Thailand, where it has celebrated the grand opening of Arkki Thailand in the centre of Bangkok. The ceremony was opened by Finnish ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven, and followed by panel discussions on Finnish education and the importance of creative education. Arkki courses were also showcased, including an architecture workshop and fashion design course. Earlier in the morning, Arkki executives enjoyed breakfast with Thailand’s education minister. Arkki is now present in 15 cities in seven countries across Europe and Asia, with two more locations set to open in Southeast Asia in the coming months. Image: Arkki

EduCamp Finland off to a good start in China

A group of 33 young visitors from China has taken part in the first summer camp organised by Educamp Finland, a new Finnish education export company. The 12-day camp was held in Janakkala, where the participants took part in activities such as nature adventures, science workshops, animation, music making and coding. They also got to explore the Finnish cities of Helsinki, Tampere, Turku and Porvoo. EduCamp Finland was founded by Finnish teachers who want to popularise an international camp concept in which learning is done by having fun together. Going forward, EduCamp Finland aims to expand to China and start organising winter camps in Finland. Image: EduCamp Finland

Kalmar delivers equipment in Europe and Israel

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has completed the delivery of eight forklifts and seven reachstackers to Ashdod Port in Israel. Ashdod Port is located 40 kilometres from Tel Aviv and is the largest marine port in Israel in terms of cargo volume. Kalmar has also been selected by C.RO Ports to supply eight heavy-duty forklifts to terminals in Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. Image: Kalmar

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