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.
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.