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  • Embassy of Finland, Washington
    Tel. +1-202-298 5800,
  • Consulate General of Finland, New York
    Tel. +1-212-750 4400,
  • Consulate General of Finland, Los Angeles
    Tel. +1-310-203 9903,
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Traveling Sauna Inaugurated in Minneapolis

Traveling Sauna Inaugurated in MinneapolisThe Traveling Sauna was inaugurated in Minneapolis on January 14, 2017. The sauna will be Finland’s centennial mascot in the United States. During the next twelve months it will travel all across the continent, driving altogether over 10,000 miles. At the inauguration ceremony Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi revealed the name of the sauna: it will be called Sisu. More...

The Centennial Story of Finland – Part 1: The Path up to 1917

The Centennial Story of FinlandHow did Finland develop from one of the poorest countries in Europe to one of the most successful nations in the world? Join us as we explore Finland’s journey through the lens of Finnish-American relations. How has the United States impacted Finland, and what kind of impressions has “brave little Finland” made on Americans? We will examine these important questions over the course of the next twelve posts, one per decade, to get a better understanding of our common past. More...

Exploring the Remarkable Success Story of Finland and Its Relevance for Today

centennial launchThe Embassy of Finland kicked off its own centennial events on January 19 by organizing a discussion about Finland’s history. The key note speaker was Mr. Esko Aho, Finland’s former Prime Minister. The other discussants were Director of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs Teija Tiilikainen and journalist Saska Saarikoski. Dr. Karen Donfried, President of the German Marshall Fund, moderated the discussion. More...

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