Monthly Archives: July 2009

Classical sounds by the seaside

The twenty-sixth season of the Festivo Music Festival will be held in the picturesque town of Rauma in August. THE HISTORIC Old Rauma, founded in 1442 and selected a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991, will receive world-renowned Finnish and … Continue reading

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Classic Italian opera comes to Savonia

The enchanting castle of Olavinlinna hosts national and international opera, a treat for true opera lovers. The romantic medieval castle in Savonlinna has hosted unforgettable opera premieres since 1987. The guest for the Opera Festival season 2009 is the Teatro … Continue reading

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Karim Azriouli, Internet marketing consultant

I recently interviewed Karim Azriouli, a Finn who immigrated to Canada, where he already feels at home although he says missing summer nights in Finland, spending time in the summer cottage and of course sauna. British & Commonwealth Chamber of … Continue reading

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Dancing in the moonlight

FULL MOON DANCE FESTIVAL is the most significant contemporary dance festival in Finland. This year, Pyhäjärvi, located in the southernmost corner of Oulu, will welcome national and international choreographers alike from 21 to 25 July. The rich selection of Finnish … Continue reading

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Art gems at EMMA’s summer exhibition

Espoo museum of Modern Art (EMMA) hosts an exhibition entitled A Look at the EMMA Collections: Treasure Islands and Daydreams until 6 September 2009. On show is a wide range of today’s art, reflecting how changes in society and in … Continue reading

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A world of words in Töölö

Arkadia International Bookshop has been a part of Helsinki life since Ian Bourgeot opened its doors in March 2008; combining a rich variety of second-hand books with a gathering place to enjoy a show or discuss all sort of cultural … Continue reading

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Trust

What makes you decide to trust or not to trust someone to do a job? It takes the same amount of energy to make the decision, the difference will be in the result of your decision making. When you trust … Continue reading

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