Do you know where Santa Claus, the Moomin characters and Angry Birds come from? There is a country in Northern Europe known for its beautiful wild nature, thousands of lakes, arctic hills, northern lights, elk and wild berries. Finns have a long history of defending their independence and creating their own flourishing culture. Notable Finns include Jean Sibelius, Aki Kaurismäki, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Sofi Oksanen, Alvar Aalto as well as many others. Most Finns enjoy the sauna and sports, especially Ice Hockey, Floor Ball and Rally. But what are their favourite foods? What languages are spoken in Finland other than Finnish? What is the Kalevala? You can find out more about Finns and Finland by reading this book.
Finland – Suomen tasavalta belongs to the Colourful World
series introducing different countries all over the world and giving an overview of their history, politics, geography, culture, cuisine, lifestyle and cities. Get familiar with the colourful world!
Size and extend:: 170x240, hardcover, 40 pp.
Publisher: United Press Global (UPG)