On February 28, Finns celebrate the Kalevala Day. Kalevala is the national epic of Finland. In this blog post, we’ll discuss Kalevala and its’ compiler Elias Lönnrot.
This coming Sunday is Shrove Sunday. The following Tuesday is Shrove Tuesday. In this blog post, we introduce you to Shrovetide traditions in Finland.
This is the season you might run into lines of slogan-decorated trucks carrying rowdy students. Do you know what those are all about? In this blog post, we’ll explain some of the traditional celebrations that take place in Finnish upper secondary schools (lukio) this time of the year.
February 6th is the Sámi National Day. Here we we tell you what is the significance of February 6 for the Sámi and give you a short introduction to the Sámi in Finland.