With major events coming up, Finland’s top Paralympian, Leo-Pekka Tähti, advocates even more support for “disabled sports.”
Philosopher, scholar, journalist and politician Johan Vilhelm Snellman played a uniquely important role in forming the Finnish national identity.
Mannerheim, Finland's most famous military leader, helped his countrymen earn "their own independent lives within the family of free peoples."
Paavo Nurmi, whose statue stands outside Helsinki's Olympic Stadium, trained with an intensity that set him apart from other athletes of the 1920s.
Designer Tapio Wirkkala's artworks can be seen in the world's most esteemed museums – and also in regular Finnish homes.
Which is about the adventures of writer and artist Tove Jansson’s career, including the creation of the world-renowned Moomin characters.
Albert Edelfelt lived and painted in Paris for more than 15 years, becoming Finland's first cosmopolitan art icon.
Finlandia forms Jean Sibelius's most famous composition. Read about it and listen to it here.
A long-awaited exhibition about Finnish American architect Eero Saarinen continues its tour, now in the US.
The label "functionalism" does not do justice to describing the artistic achievement of architect and designer Alvar Aalto.