Perks of being a wallflower Perks of being a wallflower by Stephen Chbosky is about a 15 year old boy named Charlie who suffers from mental health problems as well as social anxiety. Charlie is a wallflower because he wants to throw himself to life but is trapped by his own mind. In the […]
Ice hockey culture in Finland
Jokeri game in Hartwall Arena on Monday […]
Are Finns drowning in chocolate?
Here you can see some of the Fazer’s products: cookies, bars and strawberry chocolates Everybody knows how important chocolate is for Finnish people. We wanted to investigate how much chocolate and other Faze products mean to the Finns. We also wanted to compare the thoughts of Finns and Germans about Fazer. Fazer as a […]
Finnish food- tasty or not?
There is a lot of traditional food in Finland. Most of the Finns like finnish traditional food but for foreigners it can look really disgusting. We wanted to know what finnish people think about their food, so we interviewed people on the street. First we will show you some examples of traditional Finnish food. […]
The Finnish heroes, also known as the police
The police is very appreciated in Finland because they are always helping. The work they do is interesting because they have so much to do. So now we are going to tell you a little bit about the police. The police station in Helsinki was opened in 1826. About 1600 people work there […]
Too shy to read this article ?
If you visit a country you should not only want to check out landmarks and the landscape, but you should also want get to know the country’s people. The people in Finland is well known for being quiet and shy. But are they really like that, considering what you hear in movies, on TV […]
Aviation museum in Vantaa
The Finnish aviation museum is one of the most visited museums in Finland. Finlands aviation museum is located in Vantaa near Helsinki- Vantaa airport. It was opened in 1972. It moved to a new location in 1980. They have 80 different airplanes, about 9000 objects, 16 500 books and 130 000 dias and pictures. There […]
Our Heureka experience
Heureka is a science center that was established on 29 april 1989 by Tapio Markkanen, Hannu I. Miettinen and Heikki Oja. The name “heureka” refers to the greek exclamation, presumably uttered by Archimedes, meaning “I’ve found it!” The construction of the building started in 1987 and it was completed a year later. The overall […]
20 000 visitors in Tikkurila Festival
Last year Tikkurila Festival in Vantaa, Finland had 20 000 visitors. It is a concert that is held every summer and it lasts two days. The first time the festival was held was in 2014. This year it is going to be held 21-22 July. It is a fun happening for the whole family. […]
What is a Motorcycle culture, and why is it popular in Vantaa?
A picture from allrightin miitti in Vantaa from 2013. In Vantaa you can see more people riding Motorcycles and Mopeds than you do in Helsinki. Why is that? And what is the culture behind it? We interviewed an active “rider” to get to the root of this! He won’t reveal his […]