Young journalists from all over the world gathered together for thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme in August.
Irja Askola, bishop of Helsinki, opens the Church’s doors to dialogue with everyone in the surrounding community.
The Finnish capital is small enough to lack big-city stress, yet cosmopolitan enough to offer a large selection of dining and shopping.
Get to know the Finns with our abbreviated but thorough guide – a starter kit for keeping up with the Finnish culture.
The banner showing "the blue of our lakes and the white snow of our winters" was made official shortly after independence in 1918.
The autonomy of the peaceful Åland archipelago west of Finland could also serve as a model for resolving conflicts elsewhere.
Find out more about the Finnish national anthem, which was first sung in Swedish.