March 19 in Minna Canth’s Day in Finland. On this day, we celebrate Minna Canth and gender equality. Today in our blog we take a brief look at how the current Coronavirus measures can effect the different genders due to the heavy gender segregation of the Finnish labor market.
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.
Next week is Runeberg’s Day in Finland. In this blog post we tell you who he was, and why he has his own day. We also tell you why you should also know his wife Fredrika Runeberg. And no, it’s not just for the Runeberg Day pastries.