Finnish Misc Things

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The poster for the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki was the Paavo Nurmi poster that was created for the 1940 Games, which were never held because of the Second World War. It was just updated with the dates and the lines around the country, drawn in red on a globe in the background.  photo credit: extranet.narc.fi

The poster for the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki was the Paavo Nurmi poster that was created for the 1940 Games, which were never held because of the Second World War. It was just updated with the dates and the lines around the country, drawn in red on a globe in the background. photo credit: extranet.narc.fi

Suomalaisia hääperinteitä ja niiden historiaa ja muutoksia

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Suomalaisia hääperinteitä ja niiden historiaa ja muutoksia

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... and his own stamp.

... and his own stamp.

Santa Claus has his own airplane... how else?!

Santa Claus has his own airplane... how else?!

Santa Claus lives in Finland! Did you know that... I bet not!

Santa Claus lives in Finland! Did you know that... I bet not!

In an easy version - the Declaration of Peace for Christmas time. The old laws were supposed to guarantee everyone Christmas peace from Christmas Eve until the end of Christmastide on St Knut's Day.

In an easy version - the Declaration of Peace for Christmas time. The old laws were supposed to guarantee everyone Christmas peace from Christmas Eve until the end of Christmastide on St Knut's Day.

Lingonberries (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) grow everywhere! You can make delicious jam from them.

Lingonberries (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) grow everywhere! You can make delicious jam from them.

Moose hunting, Finns do love it!

Moose hunting, Finns do love it!

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

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

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