This is how I would summarise our Finnish August

I was lucky to be chosen to represent Saudi Arabia in this year’s thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme.

Me and my 20 colleagues from all around the world had a chance to explore Finland’s culture, society and lifestyle for three weeks.

I made this video to show a glimpse of what our Finnish August looked like.

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Saudi in Helsinki!

Earlier this year, I was working at the second ever Saudi film festival. The festival attracted more attention from foreign media than from the local one.

On the second day of the festival I was touring with an American journalist who is working with the NPR and we ended up having coffee together. She encouraged me to apply for thisisFINLAND Foreign ...  (continue reading)