Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto to visit the Western Balkans
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto will visit Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania on 30 September–2 October. During the visit, Minister Haavisto will meet his counterparts and other political leaders and representatives of CSOs.
Serbian-Finnish society Seura is the messenger of Finnish language and culture
Finnish language and culture has a long, yet unknown tradition since the times of former Yugoslavia in Serbia. The Serbian-Finnish Society strives to increase Finnish language skills and awareness of Finland, and is active in promoting friendship between Finland and Serbia through many events and activities.
Finnish Samuli Laulumaa guides Serbian prison system towards EU standards
The prison system in Serbia will be developed under Finnish guidance until the end of March 2019. In October, prison director Samuli Laulumaa took on the role of the Resident Twinning Adviser (RTA) in a project implemented in Serbia by Germany and Austria. In his work, he trusts in two key qualities characteristic to Finns – being
For Finnish pianist Uki Ovaskainen Belgrade is home and music a way of life
Uki Ovaskainen was just a toddler when he first got into the world of classical music. Since then, his career as a professional pianist has taken him around the world and even brought about an invitation to take part in the filming of a new movie directed by Ralph Fiennes. On the coming weekend, Belgraders will get to enjoy Ovaskainen’s playing at three concerts organized at the Kolarac Hall under the theme ‘Do you love Brahms?’.
Finnish farmer invented a way for the pedestrians to shine bright in the dark
Especially before the snowfall in October and November, the nights are often pitch-black in Finland and the days quite dim as well. This puts pedestrians crossing the streets or walking along roads with no footpath at great risk, as drivers often cannot notice them in the dark. In the early 1950s, a Finnish farmer
Power of Collaboration in Fintech
Embassy of, Finland together with Finnish company House Eleven and the Nordic Business Alliance in Serbia organized an event “Power of collaboration in Fintech”, at the residence of Ambassador of Finland Pertti Ikonen. The seminar introduced the latest fintech solutions from Finland and encouraged the collaboration with local financial institutions.
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