Sámi boy wearing gákti. This is not a costume. The colors and style indicate where he's from, martial status, occupation, and family. Sámi people don't call themselves Lapps or similar. The Sámi are the people, and Sápmi is the land.

Lapp Child in Traditional Dress, Lappland, Finland

The colors and style indicate where he's from, martial status, occupation, and family. Sámi people don't call themselves Lapps or similar. The Sámi are the people, and Sápmi is the land.

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Berries popular in Finland

I love berries sooooo much. Grapes aren't berries. There are a trillion kinds of berries.

Paavo Nurmi, the "Flying Finn," won a total of nine Olympic gold medals between 1920-1928 and set 22 official world records between 1921-1931

Paavo Nurmi from Finland at the 1920 Olympic Games - nicknamed "The Flying Finn" - He won 3 gold medals at the 1920 games and went on to win 6 more gold medals at the 1924 games.

And bluebell is the official flower of my home county, Central Ostrobothnia.

Salmiakki - The salty licorice treats are a favorite to most Finns. #Finland #Candy

Variant

salmiakki - salted liquorice (ammonium chloride) this is my favourite. if you don't count salmiakki ice cream.

Residencia Oficial del Presidente de Finlandia, Helsinki

Cuando las palabras proyectaron arquitectura

The official residence of the President of Finland, Helsinki

Alvar Aalto

thedesignhoarder: “ post number twenty six - aalto vases Here is part of my iittala Aalto vase collection. The Aalto vase was originally designed.

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