This weekend is Midsummer in Finland. In this blog, we talk about the Finnish disappearing act that happens on Midsummer.
Summer in Finland is off to a great start. In this blog post, we give you 3 great swimming tips to make your summer in Finland even greater.
This Thursday, 40 days from Easter, is Ascension Day in Finland. In this blog, we explain what Ascension Day is. But more importantly, we talk about religious holidays and their relationship to Finnish labor politics.
Although summer vacation is still three months away now is the time to find summer activities for kids. We give you plenty of options in this blog post.
Christmas is next week and people are busy cooking. In this blog post, we talk about traditional Finnish Christmas foods. It includes a link to a downloadable free recipe booklet.
Tomorrow on December 13 is Saint Lucy’s Day. In this blog post, we tell you what it is and how we Finns celebrate Saint Lucy’s Day.
December 6 is the Finnish Independence Day. In this blog post, we take a look at the Finnish Independence Day celebrations. We’ll try to explain why they are the way they are, quite solemn and subdued.
It’s again the season when offices start organizing Christmas parties in Finland. This is our little survival guide for the season.
It’s Halloween today. In our blog post this week we talk about Halloween in Finland and its local relative, the All Saints’s Day.
Midsummer is an ancient celebration of fertility and good harvest. The celebration has had a Christian association from the Middle Ages, but the way Finns celebrate Midsummer one could never tell there’s anything Christian about the holiday at all!