Multicultural Finnish director Dome Karukoski’s films blend European and US sensibilities to win audiences over.
Finnish Estonian author Sofi Oksanen causes a stir with the subject matter and success of her newest novel, Purge, which has won just about every prize it possibly can.
Marking her 150th birthday, Finnish museums honour Helene Schjerfbeck, a bold artist who was ahead of her time.
Linus Torvalds has won the Millennium Technology Prize for developing the open source operating system Linux, used by millions of people worldwide.
Director Aku Louhimies offers a grimy view of Finland, yet says his film Naked Harbour is more about hope than despair.
If you didn’t know that Santa Claus lives in Finnish Lapland, well, now you do. But he also has an office in Helsinki.
Grand maître of Finnish dance Jorma Uotinen celebrated his 40-year dance and choreography career with a triple bill at the National Opera House.
Mannerheim, Finland's most famous military leader, helped his countrymen earn "their own independent lives within the family of free peoples."
The Finns are fascinated by – and very good at – motorsports, high-speed cooperation between humans and technology.
Which is about the adventures of writer and artist Tove Jansson’s career, including the creation of the world-renowned Moomin characters.
We Finns are sometimes accused of being too modest about our achievements, but this article makes a dent in that reputation.
The label "functionalism" does not do justice to describing the artistic achievement of architect and designer Alvar Aalto.