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Finnish stamp awarded as world’s best

postiFinnish stamp awarded as world’s bestA Finnish nature-themed postage stamp was awarded as the Best Stamp of the World at the International Nexofil Awards.Designed by Stiina Hovi and based on a photograph by Jari Hakala, the Calm and Tranquil stamp won the first prize in the Best Stamps of the World competition organised in Spain. More...

Finnish photographer sees light alone in landscape

Alone; Lonely fisherAnyone who has visited a bustling Helsinki café knows that stereotyping the Finns as antisocial is outdated and exaggerated. Yet award-winning Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt has made a career out of displaying the beauty and nuances of solitude (see slideshow). More...

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