Embassy of Finland, Ottawa
Sunna Nousuniemi’s short film at imagineNATIVE Film Festival
23. – 25.10.2020
Gáidat/máhccat (dissociate) an experimental short film by young Finnish Sámi filmmaker Sunna Nousuniemi will have its Canadian premiere at imagineNative.
Short film Suodji (Shelter) at imagineNATIVE Film Festival
24. – 26.10.2020
Marja Helander’s short film Suodji (Shelter), will have its North American premiere at imagineNATIVE.
Finnish Sámi Music Videos at imagineNATIVE Film Festival
24. – 26.10.2020
Guorga – Duoddara modjegobit by Katja Gauriloff and Čáhcerávga by Suvi West will be seen in the LISTEN program of imagineNATIVE
Covid-19 News for Canada
For the time being only Canadian citizens and permanent residents, their immediate family members and persons residing in Canada with a valid permit are allowed to enter the country.
Changes to travel guidance and entry restrictions due to COVID-19 situation
According to the Government decision made in September, restrictions on entry may be lifted for traffic between Finland and those EU and Schengen countries and the counties on the green list specified by the Council of the EU where the incidence of COVID-19 has not exceeded 25 new cases per 100,000 persons in the previous 14 days. The Government assesses the situation in different countries once a week. This news article will be updated with changes to the guidance and restrictions.
Travel guidance and entry restrictions amended due to COVID-19
On 11 September, the Government adopted a decision on restrictions on border traffic, which will enter into force on 19 September. Restrictions on entry will be lifted for traffic between Finland and Cyprus, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Poland and Sweden, as well as for residents of Australia, Canada and Japan who are travelling from their home country to Finland. Restrictions on entry into the country will be reintroduced between Finland and Hungary and Italy.