Finland’s big year 2017

After being a part of the Swedish Kingdom and the Russian Empire, Finland finally became an independent state on 6 December 1917. In spite of hard times, the Finnish people have for almost a hundred years engaged in the building of their country and making decisions together. Now the Finns are leading their country into a new century with courage and determination.

Photo by: Juha Metso

To celebrate Finland’s centenary of independence the Finland 100 Foundation in The Netherlands asked Finnish Female Choir Taika to make a flash mob. In the center of The Hague they are singing ‘Finlandia’ from Jean Sibelius

Nordic heads of state to celebrate Finland’s centenary

17 / 05 / 2017

Nordic heads of state will arrive in Helsinki on Thursday 1 June 2017 to celebrate the centenary of Finland’s independence.

Finland 100 in The Netherlands visits Finlands First Lady

16 / 05 / 2017

On Monday 15th of May the Foundation Finland 100 in The Netherlands visited Finland’s First Lady, Mrs Jenni Haukio in the Presidential residence Mäntyniemi.

What’s the best thing in Finland?

22 / 03 / 2017

Finland is among the world’s elite in many things but what do you think it’s the best thing inFinland?