Embassy of Finland, Tokyo
Legislative proposal on long-term D visa facilitates labour migration
The government proposal on the introduction of a long-term national D visa in Finland promotes labour migration and includes the preparation of a fast track pledge. According to the proposal, the national D visa would first cover specialists, growth or start-up entrepreneurs and their family members.
Mikko Koivumaa appointed as Director General of Communications at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
The Government has appointed Mikko Koivumaa as Director General of Communications at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs starting on 18 October 2021. The term of office will be five years. Koivumaa is currently Director of Communications at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
Travel recommendations to be updated for individual countries
In future, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will update its travel advice for each country individually. In our advice, we will continue to take into account the recommendations with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, issued by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, and the general security situation in the country in question.
DREAM IT, BE IT! Video competition for girls
Embassy of Finland in Tokyo invites all the girls in Japan age 15 to 18 to participate in Dream it, Be it! –video competition. The price of the competition is a 6-days long study camp in beautiful Finland, famous for its world-class education system and the cleanest nature in the world. During the camp, you will meet other girls your age from around the world, engage in fun learning experiences and explore the stunning Finnish nature and attractions– get ready for a Finnish adventure!
Eliel Saarinen and His Beautiful Architecture in Finland
3.7. – 20.9.2021
The architect Eliel Saarinen (1873-1950) was one of the most important figures in the Finnish National Romanticism movement. Saarinen's first well-known project was the Finnish pavilion at the 1900 Par...
Moomin Comic Strips Exhibition: Nagoya
11.9. – 14.11.2021
The comic strips by Tove Jansson, the creator of Moomin, and her younger brother Lars Jansson, were first serialized in 1954 in “The Evening News”, a British evening newspaper. This exhibition focuses ...