"A traditional Finnish Christmas craft,  Himmeli are related to straw decorations  in Sweden, Latvia and Romania."

"A traditional Finnish Christmas craft, Himmeli are related to straw decorations in Sweden, Latvia and Romania."

Finnish boots- I used to have a pair of these in my youth.

Finnish boots- I used to have a pair of these in my youth.

#Finnish national anthem. (Oh our land, Suomi, our birthland. That golden word is ringing. No valley nor hill, no water nor shore that would be more dear, than this northern homeland. Precious land of our fathers.)

#Finnish national anthem. (Oh our land, Suomi, our birthland. That golden word is ringing. No valley nor hill, no water nor shore that would be more dear, than this northern homeland. Precious land of our fathers.)

Traditional Finnish lanterns that women used to keep under their long skirts in cold churches, perinteisiä pohjalaisia lyhtyjä, joita naiset käyttivät pitkien hameiden alla lämmittiminä kirkossa.

Traditional Finnish lanterns that women used to keep under their long skirts in cold churches, perinteisiä pohjalaisia lyhtyjä, joita naiset käyttivät pitkien hameiden alla lämmittiminä kirkossa.

Mustikkakukko / Finnish blueberry pie with a rye crust. A favorite!

Mustikkakukko / Finnish blueberry pie with a rye crust. A favorite!

KOIVU BIRCH VASE – finelitteday.com

KOIVU BIRCH VASE – finelitteday.com

Avanto (a hole cut into ice) - ice swimming - worth doing at least once in your life.

Avanto (a hole cut into ice) - ice swimming - worth doing at least once in your life.

The Wounded Angel (Finnish: Haavoittunut enkeli) (1903) is a painting by Finnish symbolist painter Hugo Simberg. It is one of the most recognizable of Simberg's works, and was voted Finland's national painting in a vote conducted by the Ateneum Art Museum in 2006.

The Wounded Angel (Finnish: Haavoittunut enkeli) (1903) is a painting by Finnish symbolist painter Hugo Simberg. It is one of the most recognizable of Simberg's works, and was voted Finland's national painting in a vote conducted by the Ateneum Art Museum in 2006.

Finnish Himmeli

Finnish Himmeli

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