Monthly Archives: August 2009

Painting Finland through Irish eyes

Dublin artist Alan Hogan draws inspiration from Finnish nature, its lush landscapes and the beauty of the different seasons to create colourful and memorable landscapes. ALAN HOGAN has a permanent exhibition on display at The Art Garage in Karis/Karjaa, a … Continue reading

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Bright tunes in Espoo

Built in the mid-15th century, Espoo Church is the oldest existing building in Helsinki’s neighbouring city. The oldest parts date back to the 1480s. The medieval grey granite church hosts the Organ Night and Aria Festival, giving a perfect atmosphere … Continue reading

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Electric Cars: Fighting climate change at your fingertips

Electric Cars: Fighting Climate Change at Your Fingertips by Susan Fourtané THE 20th CENTURY marked transport revolution and technological changes. In 1900, the roads saw 9,000 cars which soon became 95 million just 60 years later. The gas-driven internal combustion … Continue reading

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British & Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland: A bridge to the world

Editorial BCCCF: A bridge to the world By Susan Fourtané The BCCCF is one of its kind: It is the only British Chamber based in a country which does not belong to the Commonwealth of Nations. It is also the … Continue reading

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