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Why there’s no homework in Finland…

Funny pictures about Why there's no homework in Finland. Oh, and cool pics about Why there's no homework in Finland. Also, Why there's no homework in Finland.

Summer cottage - Finns have more than 100.000 lakes, and plenty of summer cottages.

There are some lakes in Finland, almost all have summer cottages beside them. Finns love nature, the peace and quiet by their lakes, visiting their cottages most weekends in summer and especially during the holiday month of July.

Sodankylä / Vuotso costume - Sodankylän / Vuotson puku | Sami Duodji ry

Sodankylä / Vuotso costume - Sodankylän / Vuotson puku | Sami Duodji ry

Kirkkojarvi School

Why Are Finland's Schools Successful?

Why Are Finland's Schools Successful? The country's achievements in education have other nations, especially the United States, doing their homework

Kalevala Jewelry

Räisälä pendant by Kalevala Koru jewelry. Plants have symbolised the energy and course of life. This simple decorative plant motif in this piece of jewellery consists of four palmettes resembling palm leaves that have been spread open to form a fan.

Marimekko Finnish design glass-my parents received these exact candle holders from a Finnish exchange student we hosted many years ago.  I was surprised to see this pin!

Marimekko Finnish design glass-my parents received these exact candle holders from a Finnish exchange student we hosted many years ago. I was surprised to see this pin!

Fazer blue. My favorite chocolate.

Fazer blue chocolate is for the Finns like Marabou for the Swedes or Toblerone for the Swiss.

The Kalevala plates of Finland

The Kalevala plates of Finland

Arabia Kalevala Annual Plate 1979 The picture shows the herd-boy Kullervo blowing his horn as he drives the bears and wolves before him. A black raven is sitting in a tree and far beyond is the farmhouse.

My Arabia Year Plates - Arabia Kalevala Series Annual Plate 1976. No 1. Limited edition. Design Raija Uosikkinen.

The Kalevala plates of Finland

Runeberg's cakes (aka: Runebergintorttuja)   * Runeberg's torte: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Runeberg%27s_torte

A Finnish February: the Runeberg Cake (aka: Runebergintorttuja) - ginger, almonds, with cream and raspberry reduction.

Grandma's Design - FI - Terttu Oksanen

Are you a designer and/or food fanatic? It may sound like an odd combination at first, but grandmothers go surprisingly well t.

Grandma's Design - FI - Hilkka Rinta Pollari

Are you a designer and/or food fanatic? It may sound like an odd combination at first, but grandmothers go surprisingly well t.

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