Finland’s Honorary Consul Helga Mensing retiring from her position
Mrs Helga Mensing has held the position of Honorary Consul of Finland since 1985. Mrs Mensing resides on Curaçao but she has had the jurisdiction over the whole Caribbean part of the Netherlands (Curaçao, Aruba, St Maarten, Bonaire, Saba, Sint Eustadius). Mrs Mensing has actively promoted Finland’s interests in the area and helped the Embassy in consular issues when needed.
Who do you think deserves the next edition of the Finland-based International Gender Equality Prize?
Do you know of someone who builds and defends equality? From October 25 to December 31, 2018, you can nominate a candidate for the next International Gender Equality Prize, a biennial award presented in Tampere, Finland.
Small town of Lemi in Finland wins competition for the title of Capital of Metal
Lemi, a municipality with some 3000 inhabitants in rural Southeast Finland, came out as the winner in the month-long Capital of Metal competition for the world capital of heavy metal music. The Capital of Metal title is awarded to the city with the most metal bands per capita. After a tight contest with the Finnish city of Joensuu, Lemi finally won the title with a clear score.
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