Fun Facts about Finland

Fun Facts about Finland

Suomen presidentit

Presidents of Finland - Suomen presidentit

Finnish mark before euro

Finnish mark bills before Finland converted to the Euro

Mökillä - Finnish carpets - traditionally woven from scraps of left-over material - 'trasmattor'

Mökillä - Finnish carpets - traditionally woven from scraps of left-over material called 'trasmattor'. My grandmother and some of her Finnish neighbors had a loom in a garage and they used to make rugs like these.

"In Karelia there was an ancient belief in the Sielulintu or Soul bird. It was believed the Sielulintu protected a person's soul at its most vulnerable when dreaming. It was tradition to keep a carved wooden bird by the bedside to keep the soul safe during sleep. Use this bird as a symbol of good luck, protection and happiness. To a happy soul!"

"In Karelia there was an ancient belief in the Sielulintu or Soul bird. It was believed the Sielulintu (Soul Bird) protected a persons soul at its most.

Retro Vintage, Childhood Memories, Bucket Lists, Nostalgia, Finland, Historia, The Bucket List

Luettelo Suomen maakuntien nimikkolajeista – Wikipedia

Suomi – Wikipedia (the pin via Eijaleena)

Lippu, jonka sydän lepatti - satu suomenlipusta.

Lippu, jonka sydän lepatti - satu suomenlipusta.

Itsenäisyysjulistus

Itsenäisyysjulistus -The Finnish Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Parliament of Finland on 6 December

suomi

of December in the midst of the October Revolution in Russia, Finland carves itself out of the chaos and declares independence. The Finnish Maiden by an unknown artist, 1906

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