The greatness & challenges of Finnish art and culture

As a journalist, reporting about arts and culture, this was my day: a chance to learn more about many artistic disciplines in Finland, from design to music and the fine arts.

We started at Design Forum Finland, a non-profit organization that aims to promote design as a key to success for companies.

According to Petteri Kolinen, the newly appointed Managing Director of the Design Forum Finland, Finland ...  (continue reading)

The idols of Finnish teenagers are now on YouTube

Kids don’t watch TV anymore; they watch YouTube instead. This statement is becoming common in many countries worldwide and Finland is not an exception: recent data show that 18% of Finns between 15 and 39 years of age watch YouTube every day.

The national YouTube community is in a continuous growth: 357 YouTube channels have more than 10,000 subscribers and 45 channels have got over 100,000 subscribers. ...  (continue reading)

Why do the Finns love Los Serrano – and other important questions to ask in Finland

Participating in thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme this summer is a once in a lifetime opportunity that comes at the best time for me.

Freshly graduated from university, I’m now a journalist, based in Barcelona, aiming to build an international career in the field of communication.

This programme is not just another experience abroad, but a great chance to learn from Finland through ...  (continue reading)