Embassy of Finland, Riga
Modern stories of Finland meet ancient Kalevala via Gallen-Kallela
Just outside Helsinki, a show at the Gallen-Kallela Museum ties together Finnish epic poetry, local storytelling in many languages, and rarely seen artworks by a famous painter.
It is here again! Apply to the thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme – Alumni Edition 2019!
If you have participated in the Foreign Correspondents’ Programme or Young Journalists, as it was first called in the 90’s, now you might have a chance for another Finland-packed experience. Foreign Correspondents’ Programme – Alumni Edition 2019 starts on June 10th and ends on June 16th, 2019. Check out if you’re eligible and apply now!
At Finland’s high schools, wild winter party precedes study break
Finnish tradition dictates that in mid-February, students in their last year of high school start their study break with a great big party. Meanwhile, the students below them celebrate their new status as the eldest kids in the building by dancing.
Acceptance procedure for public documents is simplified in EU countries
The EU Regulation on simplifying the requirements for presenting public documents will become applicable on 16 February 2019. The Regulation aims to reduce formalities and costs related to the acceptance of documents such as marriage and birth certificates.