Tuesday. 27.02.2024

Finnish Culture

Runeberg-cake-torte-by-Foreigner.fi
Finland

Runeberg, much more than a cake

The lyric poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg wrote the Finnish national anthem and stirred patriotism more than one century before Finland achieved its independence. However, he is mostly known for the…
Oodi-library-Helsinki-read-public by Aleksi Poutanen (c) Helsinki Marketing
Finland

The treasure of Finnish libraries

Since 2010, Finland has lost more than 100 public libraries and the number of books stored in them has been also reduced. However, last year the 736 existing libraries throughout the country still…