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The Aalto Vase, also known as the Savoy Vase, is a piece of glassware created by Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino Marsio that has become an internationally known iconic piece of Finnish design.
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Aamulehti (Finnish for "morning newspaper") is a Finnish language daily newspaper published in Tampere, Finland.
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Aatos Juho Michel Erkko (16 September 1932 – 5 May 2012) was a Finnish journalist and the main owner of Sanoma Corporation and the Helsingin Sanomat newspaper.
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An Advent calendar is a special calendar used to count or celebrate the days in anticipation of Christmas.
Aki Olavi Kaurismäki (born 4 April 1957) is a Finnish screenwriter and film director.
Tane Aleksanteri ”Aleksi” Mäkelä (born 20 November 1969) is a Finnish film director and occasional actor.
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Aleksis Kivi, born Alexis Stenvall, (10 October 1834 – 31 December 1872) was a Finnish author who wrote the first significant novel in the Finnish language, Seven Brothers (Finnish title: Seitsemän veljestä).
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All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows, Day of All the Saints, Solemnity of All Saints, or Feast of All Saints is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by the Roman Catholic Church and various Protestant denominations, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy, in honour of all the saints, known and unknown.
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company's products provide information related to lifestyle, career and business development. The services of Alma Media have expanded from Finland to the Nordic countries, the Baltics and Central Europe. Its best known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti, Monster.fi, Etuovi.com and City24. The company employs approximately 1,900 professionals (excluding distributors), of whom over 20% work outside Finland. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
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Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, is the sport or recreation of sliding down snow-covered hills on skis with fixed-heel bindings.
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Amorphis is a Finnish heavy metal band founded by Jan Rechberger, Tomi Koivusaari, and Esa Holopainen in 1990.
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Analog television or analogue television is the original television technology that used analog signals to transmit video and audio.
André Wickström (born 11 February 1976 in Sipoo, Eastern Uusimaa, Finland) is a Finland Swedish comedian and actor, performing in both the Swedish and the Finnish language.
Apocalyptica is a Finnish metal band from Helsinki, Finland formed in 1993.
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The architecture of Finland has a history spanning over 800 years, and while up until the modern era the architecture was strongly influenced by currents from Finland's two respective neighbouring ruling nations, Sweden and Russia, from the early 19th century onwards influences came directly from further afield; first when itinerant foreign architects took up positions in the country and then when the Finnish architect profession became established.
Ari Pieti Uolevi Vatanen (born 27 April 1952) is a Finnish rally driver turned politician and a Member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2009.
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Art Nouveau (Anglicised to; at. Sezession, Czech Secese, Eng. Modern Style, Ger.. Jugendstil, Slovak. Secesia) or Jugendstil is an international philosophyDuncan (1994), 7.
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The Ascension of Jesus (anglicized from the Vulgate Latin Acts 1:9-11 section title: Ascensio Iesu) is the Christian teaching found in the New Testament that the resurrected Jesus was taken up to Heaven in his resurrected body, in the presence of eleven of his apostles, occurring 40 days after the resurrection.
The Assembly demo party is a demoscene and gaming event in Finland.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Aulis Sallinen (born April 9, 1935) is a Finnish contemporary classical music composer.
Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing or automobile racing) is a sport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
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The Åland Islands or Åland (Swedish: Åland,; Ahvenanmaa) is a region of Finland that consists of an archipelago lying at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea.
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The Baltic Finns are a Finno-Ugric group of peoples of Northeastern Europe whose modern descendants include the Finns proper, Karelians (including Ludes and Olonets), Veps, Izhorians, Votes, Livonians and Estonians (including Võros and Setos) who speak Baltic-Finnic languages and inhabit the Baltic Sea region.
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The Balts or Baltic people (baltai, balti) are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group who speak the Baltic languages, a branch of the Indo-European language family, which was originally spoken by tribes living in area east of Jutland peninsula in the west and Moscow, Oka and Volga rivers basins in the east.
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Bear worship (also known as the bear cult or arctolatry) is the religious practice of the worshiping of bears found in many North Eurasian and North American ethnic religions such as the Sami, Nivkh, Ainu, and pre-Christian Basques and Finns.
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In everyday language, a berry is a small, pulpy and often edible fruit.
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Blues Section are a Finnish rock music group.
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The Bomfunk MC's were a Finnish breakbeat hip hop group that was active between 1997 and 2005.
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Bonnier AB (also the Bonnier Group) is a privately held Swedish media group of 175 companies operating in 16 countries.
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A bust is a sculpted or cast representation of the upper part of the human figure, depicting a person's head and neck, as well as a variable portion of the chest and shoulders.
A cafeteria is a type of food service location in which there is little or no waiting staff table service, whether a restaurant or within an institution such as a large office building or school; a school dining location is also referred to as a dining hall or canteen (in British English).
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Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area, situated directly north of the city of Boston proper, across the Charles River.
Cello rock and cello metal are subgenres of rock music characterized by the use of cellos (as well as other bowed string instruments such as the violin and viola) as primary instruments, alongside or in place of more traditional rock instruments such as electric guitars, electric bass guitar, and drum set.
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Children of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland.
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas.
CMX, originally Cloaca Maxima, is a Finnish rock band.
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Cohabitation is an arrangement where two people who are not married live together in a romantic relationship and/or sexually intimate relationship on a long-term or permanent basis.
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Communal work is when a gathering takes place to accomplish a task or to hold a competition.
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A cottage is, typically, a small house.
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In popular music, a cover version or cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording of a previously recorded, commercially released song by someone other than the original artist or composer.
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The Cranbrook Educational Community, a National Historic Landmark, in the US state of Michigan was founded in the early 20th century by newspaper mogul George Gough Booth.
The culture of Europe is rooted in the art, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy that originated from the European cultural region.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
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Ville Virtanen (born 17 July 1975), better known by his stage name Darude, is a Finnish electronic dance music producer and DJ from Eura, Hinnerjoki, Finland.
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Dead Letters is the fifth album by Finnish alternative rock band The Rasmus released in 2003.
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The demoscene is an international computer art subculture that specializes in producing demos: small, self-contained computer programs that produce audio-visual presentations.
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Digital radio is radio that uses digital technology to transmit and/or receive across the radio spectrum.
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Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of audio and video by digitally processed and multiplexed signal, in contrast to the totally analog and channel separated signals used by analog television.
Docent is a title at some European universities to denote a specific academic appointment within a set structure of academic ranks below professor (i.e. professor ordinarius).
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The term Eastern world refers very broadly to the various cultures or social structures and philosophical systems of Asia or geographically the countries and cultures east of Europe.
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Egalitarianism—or, rarely, equalitarianism or equalism—is a trend of thought that favors equality for all people.
Eino Leino (6 July 1878 – 10 January 1926) was a Finnish poet and journalist and is considered one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry.
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Einojuhani Rautavaara (born 9 October 1928) is a Finnish composer of contemporary classical music, and is one of the most notable Finnish composers after Jean Sibelius.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production, an electronic musician being a musician who composes and/or performs such music.
Elias Lönnrot (9 April 1802 – 19 March 1884) was a Finnish physician, philologist and collector of traditional Finnish oral poetry.
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Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen (August 20, 1873 – July 1, 1950) was a Finnish architect known for his work with art deco buildings in the early years of the 20th century.
Ensiferum (Latin ''ēnsiferum'', n adj., meaning "sword bearing") is a Finnish folk metal band from Helsinki.
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Epiphany (Koine Greek: Ἐπιφάνεια, Epiphaneia, "Manifestation", "striking appearance") or Theophany, (Ancient Greek: (ἡ) Θεοφάνεια, Τheophaneia meaning "Vision of God") also known as Three Kings' Day, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God the Son as a human being in Jesus Christ.
Eppu Normaali is one of the most popular rock bands in Finland.
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Esa-Pekka Salonen (ess'-uh peck'-uh sall'-oh-nen; born June 30, 1958) is a Finnish orchestral conductor and composer.
European cuisine, or alternatively Western cuisine, is a generalised term collectively referring to the cuisines of Europe and other Western countries,.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2006 was the 51st Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Olympic Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece on 18 May (for the semi-final) and 20 May 2006 (for the final).
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland (Suomen evankelis-luterilainen kirkko; Evangelisk-lutherska kyrkan i Finland) is a national church of Finland.
An extended family is a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, consisting of aunts, uncles, and cousins all living nearby or in the same household.
Fanu is the alias of music DJ, producer, and label founder Janne Hatula (born October 8, 1980).
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Father Christmas is the traditional British name for a figure associated with Christmas, a forerunner of Santa Claus.
The Fennomans were the most important political movement in the 19th century Grand Principality of Finland.
Fennoscandia (Fennoskandia; Bokmål:Fennoskandia; Fennoskandia; Фенноскандия Fennoskandiya), or Fenno-Scandinavia, is the region comprising the Scandinavian Peninsula, Finland, Karelia, and the Kola Peninsula.
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The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
The film industry or motion picture industry comprises the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking, i.e., film production companies, film studios, cinematography, film production, screenwriting, pre-production, post production, film festivals, distribution; and actors, film directors and other film crew personnel.
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Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland.
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The Finnish men's national ice hockey team, or Leijonat / Lejonen (The Lions in Finnish and Swedish), as it is called in Finland, is governed by the Finnish Ice Hockey Association.
The Finland national football team (Suomen jalkapallomaajoukkue, Finland fotbollslandslag) represents Finland in international football competitions and is controlled by the Football Association of Finland.
Finnkampen (Swedish, literally The Finn Battle), Suomi-Ruotsi-maaottelu (Finnish, literally Finland-Sweden-international) or Ruotsi-ottelu (among Swedish-speaking Finns Sverigekampen, literally The Sweden Battle), is a yearly athletics international competition held between Sweden and Finland since 1925.
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Finnish cuisine is notable for generally combining traditional country fare and haute cuisine with contemporary continental style cooking.
The Finnish Kale (Kàlo; Kalé; Kaale, also Suomen romanit "Finnish Romani") are a group of the Romani people who live primarily in Finland and Sweden.
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Finnish (or suomen kieli) is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland and by ethnic Finns outside Finland.
The Maiden of Finland (Suomi-neito, Finlands mö) is the national personification of Finland.
Finnish mythology is a commonly applied description of the folklore of Finnish paganism, of which a modern revival is practiced by a small percentage of the Finnish people.
The Finnish Orthodox Church (Suomen ortodoksinen kirkko; Finska Ortodoxa Kyrkan) is an autonomous Eastern Orthodox archdiocese of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Finnish paganism was the indigenous pagan religion in Finland, Estonia and Karelia prior to Christianisation.
Many Finns use profanity in everyday speech when compared to other nationalities.
The Finnish sauna (pronounced originally in Finnish, although english often use something like 'sow-nah') is a substantial part of Finnish culture.
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The Tatars of Finland (Mishar:Финляндия татарлары; Suomen tataarit Finländska tatarer) are ethnic Volga Tatar diaspora in Finland, who espouse the Muslim faith.
The terms Finns and Finnish people (suomalaiset, finnar) may refer in English to ethnic Finns, not including other ethnic groups in Finland, such as Finland Swedes and Russians in Finland.
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Finntroll is a folk metal band from Helsinki, Finland.
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Various days are referred to as Flag days in Finland.
Floorball is a type of floor hockey with five field players and a goalkeeper on each team.
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"The Flying Finn" (Lentävä suomalainen) is a nickname given to several Finnish athletes.
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Folk metal is a fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during the 1990s.
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Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
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Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seat auto racing that is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
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Frans Eemil Sillanpää (16 September 1888 – 3 June 1964) was one of the most famous Finnish writers and in 1939 became the first Finnish writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
Fredrik Pacius (born Friedrich Pacius) (March 19, 1809 – January 8, 1891) was a German composer and conductor who lived most of his life in Finland.
Freedom of the press or freedom of the media is the freedom of communication and expression through mediums including various electronic media and published materials.
The freedom to roam, or everyman's right is the general public's right to access certain public or privately owned land for recreation and exercise.
Functionalism, in architecture, is the principle that architects should design a building based on the purpose of that building.
The Gateway Arch is a monument in St. Louis in the U.S. state of Missouri.
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A gender role is a set of societal norms dictating what types of behaviors are generally considered acceptable, appropriate or desirable for a person based on their actual or perceived sex.
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The Germanic peoples (also called Teutonic, Suebian or Gothic in older literature) are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group of Northern European origin, identified by their use of the Germanic languages which diversified out of Proto-Germanic starting during the Pre-Roman Iron Age.
Glam rock (also known as glitter rock) is a style of rock and pop music that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s, which was performed by singers and musicians who wore outrageous clothes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform-soled boots and glitter.
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A gold medal is the highest medal awarded for highest achievement in a non-military field.
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The Grand Duchy of Finland (Suomen suuriruhtinaskunta, Storfurstendömet Finland, Magnus Ducatus Finlandiæ, Великое княжество Финляндское) was the predecessor state of modern Finland.
Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985.
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A handicraft, sometimes more precisely expressed as artisanal handicraft or handmade, is any of a wide variety of types of work where useful and decorative objects are made completely by hand or by using only simple tools.
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Juho Pietari "Hannes" Kolehmainen (9 December 1889 – 11 January 1966) was a Finnish middle-distance and long-distance runner.
Hannu Olavi Mikkola (born 24 May 1942 in Joensuu, Finland) is a retired world champion rally driver.
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Hanoi Rocks was a Finnish hard rock band formed in 1979, whose most successful period came in the early 1980s.
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Harness racing in Finland is characterised by the use of the coldblood breed Finnhorse along with modern light trotters such as the Standardbred.
Haute cuisine (French: literally "high cooking") or Grande cuisine refers to the cuisine of "high level" establishments, gourmet restaurants and luxury hotels.
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Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Heikki Johannes Kovalainen (born 19 October 1981) is a Finnish racing driver.
Helsingin Sanomat, abbreviated HS and colloquially known as Hesari, is the largest subscription newspaper in Finland and the Nordic countries, owned by Sanoma.
Helsinki (Helsingfors) is the capital and largest city of Finland.
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Helsinki Central railway station (Helsingin päärautatieasema, Helsingfors centralstation) is a widely recognised landmark in Kluuvi, part of central Helsinki, Finland, and the focal point of public transport in the Greater Helsinki area.
HIM is a Finnish rock band from Helsinki.
Hip hop or hip-hop is a Black sub-cultural movement that formed during the early 1970s exclusively by African Americans residing in the South Bronx in New York City.
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Holy Saturday (Sabbatum Sanctum) i.e. the Saturday of Holy Week, also known as the Great Sabbath, Black Saturday, or Easter Eve, and called "Joyous Saturday" or "the Saturday of Light" among Coptic Christians, is the day after Good Friday.
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Hurriganes is a Finnish rock band that was formed in the early 1970s.
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Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
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Ilkka Remes (born 13 December 1962), is a Finnish author of thrillers and young adult literature.
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Ilta-Sanomat (Finnish for the evening news) is one of Finland's two prominent tabloid size evening newspaper and the second largest paper in the country.
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Iltalehti (literally "Evening newspaper") is a tabloid newspaper published in Helsinki, Finland.
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Impaled Nazarene is a Finnish extreme metal band that started as black metal but have incorporated grindcore elements, and have grown more towards hardcore punk.
Finland's Independence Day (itsenäisyyspäivä, självständighetsdag) is a national public holiday, and a flag day, held on 6 December to celebrate Finland's declaration of independence from the Russian Republic in 1917.
Indica is a Finnish pop rock group founded in 2001.
The Indo-European languages are a family of several hundred related languages and dialects.
Industrial design is a process of design applied to products that are to be manufactured through techniques of mass production.
Historical Ingria (Inkeri or Inkerinmaa; Ингрия, Ingriya, Ижорская земля, Izhorskaya zemlya, or Ингерманландия, Ingermanlandiya; Ingermanland; Ingeri or Ingerimaa) is the geographical area located along the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland - bordered by Lake Ladoga on the Karelian Isthmus in the north and by the River Narva on the border with Estonia in the west.
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Internet access connects individual computer terminals, computers, mobile devices, and computer networks to the Internet, enabling users to access Internet services, such as email and the World Wide Web.
Ismo Leikola (born 22 January 1979) is one of the most successful Finnish stand-up comedians.
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Jonathan Reuven "J.R." Rotem (born September 1, 1975) is an American record producer, music publisher, and songwriter.
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Janne Petteri Ahonen (born 11 May 1977) is a Finnish ski jumper.
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Janne Virtanen (born 16 November 1969) is a Finnish former strongman who won the World's Strongest Man championship in 2000.
Jari Pekka Kurri (born May 18, 1960) is a retired Finnish professional ice hockey right winger and a five-time Stanley Cup champion.
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Jari Olavi Litmanen (born 20 February 1971 in Lahti) is a Finnish former footballer.
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Jarno Karl Keimo Saarinen (11 December 1945 – 20 May 1973) was a Finnish Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.
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Jean Sibelius, born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius (8 December 186520 September 1957), was a Finnish violinist and composer of the late Romantic and early-modern periods.
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The Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious and ethno-cultural group descended from the Israelites of the Ancient Near East and originating from the historical kingdoms of Israel and Judah.
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Jimi Tenor (born Lassi O. T. Lehto, 1965, Lahti, Finland) is a Finnish musician.
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Jyrki Juhani Järvilehto (born 31 January 1966 in Espoo), better known as "JJ Lehto", is a racing driver from Finland.
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John Martin Crawford (October 18, 1845 – 1916) was an American physician and scholar who translated the Finnish epic Kalevala into English based on a previous German translation by Franz Anton Schiefner published in 1852, to be published for the first time in 1888.
A joik (also spelled yoik), luohti, vuolle, leu'dd, or juoiggus is a traditional Sami form of song.
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Jori Hulkkonen (born 28 September 1973), is a Finnish DJ and a producer of house music, originally from Kemi, Finland.
Jouko Ahola (born December 1, 1970) is a Finnish former strongman, powerlifter and actor.
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Joulupukki is a Finnish Christmas figure.
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JS16, real name Jaakko Salovaara, is a Finnish musician and record producer.
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Juha Matti Pellervo Kankkunen (born 2 April 1959 in Laukaa) is a Finnish former rally driver.
Jukka-Pekka Saraste (born April 22, 1956, Lahti) is a Finnish conductor and violinist.
Kaija Saariaho (née Laakkonen, born 14 October 1952) is a Finnish composer based in Paris, France.
Kaisaniemi (Kajsaniemi) is a part of the centre of Helsinki, Finland.
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Kalakukko is a traditional food from the Finnish region of Savonia made from fish baked inside a loaf of bread.
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The Kalevala or The Kalewala is a 19th-century work of epic poetry compiled by Elias Lönnrot from Karelian and Finnish oral folklore and mythology.
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Kalle Markus Palander (born May 2, 1977 in Tornio) is a Finnish retired alpine skier, the most successful male Finn ever in the sport.
A kantele or harppu (in Sami) is a traditional plucked string instrument of the dulcimer and zither family native to Finland and Karelia.
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Karelia (Karelian, Finnish and Estonian: Karjala; Карелия, Kareliya; Karelen), the land of the Karelian peoples, is an area in Northern Europe of historical significance for Finland, Russia, and Sweden.
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Karelian pasties, Karelian pies or Karelian pirogs (South Karelian dialect of karjalanpiirakat, singular karjalanpiirakka; North Karelian dialect of Finnish: karjalanpiiraat, singular karjalanpiiras; kalitt, singular kalittoa; Olonets Karelian: šipainiekku; Карельский пирог Karelskiy pirog or калитка kalitka; Karelska piroger) are traditional pasties or pirogs from the region of Karelia.
Kari Mikael Ketonen (born 16 August 1971) is a Finnish actor.
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Karita Marjatta Mattila (pronounced) (born September 5, 1960.) is a Finnish operatic soprano.
Keijo Erik Rosberg (born 6 December 1948), known as "Keke", is a Finnish former racing driver and winner of the Formula One World Championship.
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Kimi-Matias Räikkönen (born 17 October 1979), nicknamed "The Ice Man", is a Finnish racing driver currently driving for Ferrari in Formula One.
Kirill "Kirka" Babitzin (22 September 1950 – 31 January 2007) was a popular Finnish musician.
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Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district (Bezirk).
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Klaus Härö (born 31 March 1971 in Porvoo, Finland) is a Finnish Swede film director.
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The Komsa culture (Komsakulturen) was a Mesolithic culture of hunter-gatherers that existed from around 10000 BCE in Northern Norway.
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Koskenkorva Viina (also known simply as Koskenkorva, or Kossu) is the most common clear spirit drink (38%) in Finland, produced by Altia in the Koskenkorva distillery in Ilmajoki and bottled in Rajamäki.
Krisse Salminen (born Heidi Kristiina Salminen 28 May 1976 in Hollola, Finland) is a Finnish stand-up comedian and television talkshow hostess.
Kunda Culture, with its roots in Swiderian culture is a mesolithic hunter-gatherer communities of the Baltic forest zone extending eastwards through Latvia into northern Russia dating to the period 8000–5000 BC by calibrated radiocarbon dating.
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Lapland (Lappi; Lappi; Lappland) is the largest and northernmost region of Finland.
Lasse Artturi Virén (born 22 July 1949) is a Finnish former long-distance runner, winner of four gold medals at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics.
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The last glacial period, popularly known as the Ice Age was the most recent glacial period within the Quaternary glaciation occurring during the last one hundred thousand years of the Pleistocene, from approximately 110,000 to 12,000 years ago.
The Laugh Factory is a comedy club with locations on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, Long Beach, California, Chicago, and inside the Tropicana Las Vegas.
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Leif Selim Segerstam (born 2 March 1944 in Vaasa, Ostrobothnia, Finland) is a Finnish conductor, composer, violinist, violist and pianist, especially known for his 286 symphonies, along with his other works in his extensive œuvre.
Leo Juhani "Leksa" Kinnunen (born 5 August 1943 in Tampere) is a Finnish former car racer, the first Formula One driver from his country.
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Linda Magdalena Lampenius Cullberg, better known by her maiden name Linda Lampenius and international stage name Linda Brava, (born 26 February 1970) is a Finnish classical concert violinist and recording artist.
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This is a list of notable people from Finland.
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The Formula One World Drivers' Championship (WDC) is awarded by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) to the most successful Formula One racing car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results.
This list of glassware includes drinking vessels (drinkware) and tableware used to set a table for eating a meal, general glass items such as vases, and glasses used in the catering industry, whether made of glass or plastics (such as polystyrene and polycarbonate).
Grand Prix motorcycle racing is the premier championship of motorcycle road racing, which has been divided into three classes since the 1990 season: 125cc, 250cc and MotoGP.
The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a rallying series administrated by Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), motorsport's world governing body.
Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least three kilometres (1.86 miles).
Lordi is a Finnish hard rock and heavy metal band, formed in 1992 by the band's lead singer, songwriter and costume maker, Mr Lordi.
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Luotes are magic words of Finnish Kalevala meteric incantation.
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Maamme ("our land”) or Vårt land is the title of Finland's de facto national anthem.
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Madventures is a Finnish travel documentary television series that concentrates on backpacking in the most off-the-beaten-path destinations on the planet.
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Magnus Lindberg (born 27 June 1958) is a Finnish composer and pianist.
Marcus "Bosse" Grönholm (born February 5, 1968 in Kauniainen/Grankulla) is a Finnish former rally driver.
Mardi Gras, also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, in English, refers to events of the Carnival celebrations, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three King's Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday.
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Matti Ensio Nykänen (born 17 July 1963) is a Finnish former ski jumper who won five Olympic medals (four gold), nine World Championship medals (five gold) and 22 Finnish Championship medals (13 gold).
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A maypole is a tall wooden pole erected as a part of various European folk festivals, around which a maypole dance often takes place.
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Mämmi is a traditional Finnish Easter dessert.
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McLaren Racing Limited, competing as McLaren Honda, is a British Formula One team based at the McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, Surrey, England.
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Mercedes-Benz is currently involved in Formula One, running the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a Formula One racing team, based in Brackley, United Kingdom, using a German licence.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California.
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Middle-distance running events are track races longer than sprints, up to 3000 metres.
Midsummer, also known as St John's Day, or Litha, is the period of time centred upon the summer solstice, and more specifically the Northern European celebrations that accompany the actual solstice or take place on a day between June 19 and June 25 and the preceding evening.
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Mika Pauli Häkkinen (born 28 September 1968), nicknamed "the Flying Finn", is a retired Finnish professional racing driver.
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Mika Juhani Salo (born 30 November 1966) is a Finnish professional racing driver.
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Mika Toimi Waltari (19 September 1908 – 26 August 1979) was a Finnish writer, best known for his best-selling novel The Egyptian (Sinuhe egyptiläinen).
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Mikael Agricola (c. 1510 – 9 April 1557) was a clergyman who became the de facto founder of literary Finnish and a prominent proponent of the Protestant Reformation in Sweden including at the time Swedish territory Finland.
Mikko Franck (born 1 April 1979) is a Finnish conductor and violinist.
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The Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) is a ministry in the Finnish Government and is responsible for preparing and implementing the government's foreign policy.
MTV3 is a Finnish commercial television station owned by Bonnier.
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The music of Argentina is known mostly for the tango, which developed in Buenos Aires and surrounding areas, as well as Montevideo, Uruguay.
The music of Finland can be roughly divided in the following three categories.
Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped or sold a certain number of copies.
Mustamakkara (literally black sausage) is a type of Finnish blood sausage traditionally eaten with lingonberry jam.
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A name day is a tradition in many countries in Europe and Latin America that consists of celebrating a day of the year that is associated with one's given name.
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Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants in the Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis) family.
A national anthem (also state anthem, national hymn, national song etc.) is a generally patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history, traditions and struggles of its people, recognized either by a nation's government as the official national song, or by convention through use by the people.
A national epic is an epic poem or a literary work of epic scope which seeks or is believed to capture and express the essence or spirit of a particular nation; not necessarily a nation state, but at least an ethnic or linguistic group with aspirations to independence or autonomy.
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The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league composed of 30 member clubs: 23 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
A national personification is an anthropomorphism of a nation or its people; it can appear in both editorial cartoons and propaganda.
Negative is a Finnish glam rock band founded in 1997.
Nelonen (Four) is a Finnish commercial TV channel.
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The New Testament (Koine Greek: Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē) is the second major part of the Christian biblical canon, the first part being the Old Testament, which is based on the Hebrew Bible.
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Nico Rosberg (born 27 June 1985) is a German racing driver, currently driving for the Mercedes Formula One team.
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Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland.
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Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning).
Nordic Classicism was a style of architecture that briefly blossomed in the Nordic countries (Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland) between 1910 and 1930.
The Nordic countries are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic.
Nordic folk music includes a number of traditions in Northern European, especially Scandinavian, countries.
Nordic walking is a total body version of walking that can be enjoyed both by non-athletes as a health-promoting physical activity, and by athletes as a sport.
Norther was a Finnish melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland.
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A nuclear family or elementary family is a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children.
Oatmeal is oat groats (i.e. grains) that have been ground, steel-cut, crushed, or rolled.
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Olavi Virta (originally to 1926 Oskari Olavi Ilmén) (27 February 1915, in Sysmä, Finland – 14 July 1972, in Tampere, Finland) was a Finnish singer, acclaimed as the king of Finnish tango.
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Tapio Hakanen, better known by his stage name DJ Orkidea (or sometimes just Orkidea), is a Finnish electronic music artist.
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Osmo Antero Vänskä (born 28 February 1953, Sääminki, Finland) is a Finnish conductor, clarinetist and composer.
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Paavo Johannes Nurmi (13 June 1897 – 2 October 1973) was a Finnish middle- and long-distance runner.
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Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter.
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The Eduskunta (eduskunta or Suomen eduskunta, riksdagen or Finlands riksdag) is the parliament of Finland.
Pekka Kuusisto (born 7 October 1976 in Espoo) is a Finnish musician.
Pentecost (Πεντηκοστή, Pentēkostē, "the fiftieth ") is the Greek name for Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, a prominent feast in the calendar of ancient Israel celebrating the giving of the Law to Moses at Sinai (still celebrated in Judaism as Shavuot).
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Perkele is an alternative name of Ukko, the chief god of the Finnish pagan pantheon.
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Pesäpallo (boboll, both names literally meaning "nest ball", also referred to as "Finnish baseball") is a fast-moving bat-and-ball sport that is quite often referred to as the national sport of Finland and has some presence in other countries including Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, and Canada's northern Ontario (the latter two countries have significant Scandinavian populations.) The game is similar to brännboll, rounders, and lapta, as well as baseball.
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The Pit–Comb Ware culture Comb Ceramic culture was a northeast European culture of Pit–Comb Ware-making hunter-gatherers.
The term popular music belongs to any of a number of musical genres "having wide appeal" and typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
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Progressive rock, also known as prog rock or prog, is a rock music subgenre that originated in the United Kingdom with further developments in Germany, Italy, and France, throughout the mid-to-late 1960s and 1970s.
The Protestant Reformation, often referred to simply as the Reformation, was the schism within Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli and other early Protestant Reformers.
Provinssirock is one of the biggest rock festivals in Finland.
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Psychedelic trance, psytrance or just psy (derived from the Ancient Greek word ψυχή "psyche", mind; soul; breath; spirit) is an electronic music style characterized by arrangements of synthetic rhythms and complex layered melodies created by high tempo riffs.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
All official holidays in Finland are established by acts of Parliament.
A puukko is a small traditional Finnish belt knife with a single curving cutting edge and a flat back.
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Radio Nova is a radio channel in Finland.
Rallying is a form of auto racing that takes place on public or private roads with modified production or specially built road-legal cars.
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Réka Szilvay (born 1972) is a Finnish classical violinist.
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A recipe is a set of instructions that describes how to prepare or make something, especially a culinary dish.
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The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as caribou in North America, is a species of deer with circumpolar distribution, native to Arctic, Subarctic, tundra, boreal and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia, and North America.
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Reino Vihtori "Repe" Helismaa (12 July 1913, Helsinki - 21 January 1965) was a Finnish singer-songwriter, musician and scriptwriter, mainly known for his humorous, yet homely songs.
A religion is an organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence.
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Renny Harlin (born Lauri Mauritz Harjola; 15 March 1959) is a Finnish film director and producer.
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Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), is a France-based international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press.
Riku Kiri (born April 5, 1963 in Kotka, Finland) is a Finnish former strongman and powerlifter, best known for competing in the World's Strongest Man competition, narrowly missing out on capturing the title on more than one occasion.
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In North America, road racing is motor racing held on a paved closed circuit with both left and right turns.
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Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s,Jim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992), ISBN 0-571-12939-0.
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The Romani (also spelled Romany), or Roma, are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group living mostly in Europe and the Americas, who originate from the northwestern regions of the Indian subcontinent.
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Romantic nationalism (also national romanticism, organic nationalism, identity nationalism) is the form of nationalism in which the state derives its political legitimacy as an organic consequence of the unity of those it governs.
Romanticism (also the Romantic era or the Romantic period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
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A roots revival (folk revival) is a trend which includes young performers popularizing the traditional musical styles of their ancestors.
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Ruisrock is a rock festival held annually on the island of Ruissalo in Turku, Finland.
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Russian cuisine is a collection of the different cooking traditions of the Russian people.
Russian culture is the culture associated with the country of Russia and, sometimes, specifically with Russians.
Sahti is a traditional beer from Finland made from a variety of grains, malted and unmalted, including barley, rye, wheat, and oats; sometimes bread made from these grains is fermented instead of malt itself.
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Sakari Markus Oramo OBE (born October 26, 1965) is a Finnish conductor.
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Salty liquorice, also known as salmiak or salmiakki, is a variety of liquorice flavoured with ammonium chloride, common in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Netherlands, and Northern Germany.
Sami Tuomas Hyypiä (born 7 October 1973) is a Finnish football manager and former defender.
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Sami is a group of Uralic languages spoken by the Sami people in Northern Europe (in parts of northern Finland, Norway, Sweden and extreme northwestern Russia).
The Sami people (also Sámi or Saami), traditionally known in English as Lapps or Laplanders, are an indigenous Finno-Ugric people inhabiting the Arctic area of Sápmi, which today encompasses parts of far northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Kola Peninsula of Russia, and the border area between south and middle Sweden and Norway.
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Sanoma Corporation (formerly SanomaWSOY) is a leading media group in the Nordic countries with operations in over 10 European countries, based in Helsinki.
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Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle and simply "Santa", is an important figure with legendary, historical and folkloric origins who, in many Western cultures, is said to bring gifts to the homes of the good children on 24 December, the night before Christmas Day.
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A sauna is a small room or building designed as a place to experience dry or wet heat sessions, or an establishment with one or more of these facilities.
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Sähkö Recordings is a record label in Turku, Finland.
Schlager music (Schlager, iskelmä, synonym of "hit-songs" or "hits"), also known in the United States as entertainer music or German hit mix, is a style of popular or electronic music prevalent in Central and Northern Europe, and Southeast Europe (in particular Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Flanders, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Switzerland, Turkey, Scandinavia and the Baltic States) and also (to a lesser extent) in France and Poland.
Scuderia Ferrari is the racing team division of the Ferrari automobile marque.
Sentenced was a Finnish heavy metal band that played melodic death metal in their early years.
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A silver medal in sports and other similar areas involving competition is a medal made of, or plated with, silver awarded to the second-place finisher, or runner-up, of contests or competitions such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc.
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Sisu is a Finnish word that cannot be translated properly into the English language, loosely translated to mean stoic determination, bravery, guts, resilience, perseverance and hardiness, expressing the historic self-identified Finnish national character.
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Ski jumping is a form of Nordic skiing in which athletes descend a specially constructed takeoff ramp (known as the inrun), jump from the end of it (the table) with as much power as they can generate, and "fly" as far as possible down a steeply sloped hill.
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Skiing is a mode of transport, recreational activity and competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow.
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Soile Marja Isokoski (born February 14, 1957) is a Finnish lyric soprano.
A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs twice each year as the Sun reaches its highest or lowest excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere.
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Sonata Arctica is a Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, Finland.
Stratovarius is a Finnish power metal band that formed in 1984.
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In the 19th century, the term strongman referred to an exhibitor of strength (before strength sports were codified into weightlifting, powerlifting etc., becoming actual athletic competitions) or circus performers of similar ilk who displayed feats of strength.
In various European countries, student caps of different types are, or have been, worn either as a marker of a common identity, as is the case in the Nordic countries, or to identify the wearer as a member of a smaller body within the larger group of students, as is the case with the caps worn by members of German Studentenverbindungen.
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Suomisaundi, ("Finnish sound") also known as suomisoundi, suomistyge or spugedelic trance, is a style of freestyle psychedelic trance that originated in Finland around the mid-1990s.
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Super8 & Tab are a Finnish trance music duo of producers and DJs from Finland named Miika Eloranta (Super8) and Janne Mansnerus (DJ Tab).
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Susanna Mälkki (born Helsinki, Finland, 13 March 1969) is a Finnish conductor.
Suuret suomalaiset (Great Finns) was a 2004 television show broadcast in Finland by Yle (the Finnish Broadcasting Company), which determined the 100 greatest Finns of all time according to the opinions of its viewers.
The Swedish-speaking population of Finland (whose members are often called Swedish-speaking Finns, Finland-Swedes, Finland Swedes, Finnish Swedes, Swedes of Finland see below; finlandssvenskar; suomenruotsalaiset; the term Swedo-Finnish finlandssvensk; suomenruotsalainen can be used as an attributive phrase) is a linguistic minority in Finland.
A tabloid is a newspaper with compact page size smaller than broadsheet, although there is no standard for the precise dimensions of the tabloid newspaper format.
Tampere (Swedish: Tammerfors or) is a city in Pirkanmaa, southern Finland.
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Tango is a style of music in 2/4 or 4/4 time that originated among European immigrant populations of Argentina and Uruguay (collectively, the "Rioplatenses").
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Tanja Tuulia Poutiainen (born 6 April 1980) is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from Finland.
Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter.
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Tasavallan Presidentti (in English President of the Republic) is a Finnish progressive rock band.
Teemu Ilmari Selänne, nicknamed "The Finnish Flash" (born July 3, 1970), is a Finnish former professional ice hockey winger.
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A television licence or broadcast receiving licence is an official record of payment required in many countries for the reception of television broadcasts, or the possession of a television set where some broadcasts are funded in full or in part by the licence fee paid.
Terveet Kädet are a Finnish hardcore punk band, the first in Finland.
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The 69 Eyes are a multi-platinum selling Finnish rock band.
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The Rasmus are a Finnish rock band that formed in 1994 in Helsinki while the band members were still in upper comprehensive school.
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Thriller is a genre of literature, film, videogame stories and television programming that uses suspense, tension, and excitement as its main elements.
Timo Johannes Koivusalo (born 31 October 1963 in Pori, Finland) is a Finnish actor, director, writer, columnist, composer and musician.
Timo Salonen (born October 8, 1951) is a Finnish former rally driver and the 1985 world champion for Peugeot.
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Toivo Pietari Johannes Kärki (3 December 1915 in Pirkkala – 30 April 1992 in Helsinki) was a Finnish composer, musician, music producer and arranger.
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Tommi Antero Mäkinen (born 26 June 1964) is a now retired Finnish rally driver, born in Puuppola, Finland near Jyväskylä on 26 June 1964.
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Turisas is a Finnish metal band from Hämeenlinna.
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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, commonly shortened to Tuska (pain, agony), is a rock music festival in Helsinki, Finland, dedicated exclusively to heavy metal and related styles.
The TWA Flight Center or Trans World Flight Center, opened in 1962 as the original terminal designed by Eero Saarinen for Trans World Airlines at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The UEFA European Championship, or simply, The Euros, is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe.
Universal suffrage (also universal adult suffrage, general suffrage or common suffrage) consists of the extension of the right to vote to adult citizens (or subjects), though it may also mean extending that right to minors (Demeny voting) and non-citizens.
The Uralic languages (sometimes called Uralian languages) constitute a language family of some 38 languages spoken by approximately 25 million people.
Uralic mythologies is a cover term for the mythologies and indigenous religions of the Finnic, Ugric, and Samoyedic peoples, who speak related Uralic languages.
Valtteri Bottas (born 28 August 1989) is a Finnish racing driver currently competing in Formula One with Williams Martini Racing.
Väinö Linna (20 December 1920 – 21 April 1992) was a Finnish author.
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Värttinä (meaning "spindle") is a Finnish folk music band which was started as a project by Sari and Mari Kaasinen in 1983 in the village of Rääkkylä, in Karelia, the southeastern region of Finland.
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Veikko Olavi "Vexi" Salmi (born 21 September 1942) is a Finnish lyricist.
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Vilho "Ville" Eino Ritola (18 January 1896 – 24 April 1982) was a Finnish long-distance runner.
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Vyborg (p; Viipuri,; Viborg; Wiborg; Viiburi) is a town and the administrative center of Vyborgsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, located on the Karelian Isthmus near the head of the Vyborg Bay, to the northwest of St. Petersburg and south of Russia's border with Finland, where the Saimaa Canal enters the Gulf of Finland.
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Vyborg Library (Viipurin kirjasto) is a library in Vyborg, Russia, built during the time of Finnish sovereignty (1918 to 1940-44), before the Finnish city of Viipuri was annexed by the former USSR and its Finnish name was changed to Vyborg by the USSR political authorities.
Waldo's People is a Finnish Eurodance band.
Walpurgis Night is the English translation of Walpurgisnacht, one of the German names for the night of 30 April, so called because it is the eve of the feast day of Saint Walpurga, an 8th-century abbess in Germania.
Wäinö Valdemar Aaltonen (8 March 1894 – 30 May 1966) was a Finnish artist and sculptor.
A welfare state is a concept of government in which the state plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the economic and social well-being of its citizens.
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Wigwam is a Finnish progressive rock band formed in 1968.
Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited, trading in Formula 1 as Williams Martini Racing, is a British Formula One motor racing team and constructor.
Willows, also called sallows, and osiers, form the genus Salix, around 400 speciesMabberley, D.J. 1997.
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A winter sport is a sport which is played in winter.
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Winter swimming is the activity of swimming during the winter season, typically in outdoor locations (open water swimming) or in unheated pools or lidos.
Wintersun is a metal band from Helsinki, Finland and was originally created by guitarist, keyboardist, bassist, songwriter and vocalist Jari Mäenpää as a side project to folk metal band Ensiferum, for whom he was lead singer and guitarist.
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The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a rallying series organised by the FIA, culminating with a champion driver and manufacturer.
A world war is a war involving some of the world's most powerful and populous countries.
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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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The World's Strongest Man is a strongman competition.
Yleisradio (Finnish), also known as Rundradion (Swedish) or the Finnish Broadcasting Company (English), abbreviated to Yle (pronounced /yle/; previously stylised as YLE before March 2012 corporate rebrand), is Finland's national public-broadcasting company, founded in 1926.
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The 1952 Summer Olympics (Finnish: Kesäolympialaiset 1952) (Swedish: Olympiska sommarspelen 1952), officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Helsinki, Finland, in 1952.
The 1972 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1972), officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Munich, West Germany, from August 26 to September 11, 1972.
The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially called the Games of the XXI Olympiad (French: Les XXIes olympiques d'été), was an international multi-sport event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in 1976; the first Olympic Games hosted by Canada.
The 1982 Formula One season was the 33rd season of FIA Formula One motor racing.
The inaugural World Championships in Athletics were run under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations and were held at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland between August 7 and August 14, 1983.
The 1998 Formula One season was the 49th season of FIA Formula One motor racing.
The 1999 Formula One season was the 50th FIA Formula One World Championship season.
The 10th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), were held in the Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland (6 August 2005 – 14 August 2005), the site of the first IAAF World Championships in 1983.
The 2007 Formula One season was the 58th season of FIA Formula One motor racing.