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Finnish professor awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Nobel laureate Bengt HolmströmProfessor Bengt Holmström became the fourth Finnish person to receive the Nobel Prize. Holmström shares the award with Professor Oliver Hart from Harvard University. They were awarded for their contributions to contract theory. The previous Finnish Nobel laureates are F.E. Sillanpää (1939), A.I. Virtanen (1945) and the former President Martti Ahtisaari (2008). More...

Nordic Lifestyle Fair at Shinsegae Dep.Store in Gangnam, 19-23 October

Ambassador_cupsOn October 19th, the Ambassador of Finland to Korea, Eero Suominen, together with ambassadors from Denmark, Norway and Sweden jointly congratulated on the opening of the Nordic Lifestyle Fair. The event was held from 19th to 23rd of October (10:30 am - 8:00 pm) on the 8th floor Event Hall of Shinsegae department store in Gangnam, Seoul. Altogether 93 Nordic brands, including 29 brands from Finland, were presented. Products ranged from furniture, lighting, home textiles, jewelry, watches, bed More...

10 days in Finland

Farm houseA Korean woman wrote a travel story about her 10-day trip to Finland. Although the reason of her trip was work-related, she had the opportunity to visit many interesting locations such as Helsinki, Ilola, Espoo, Porvoo, Turku and Koria. In her story she mentions some popular places tourists may want to see, names of some delicious Finnish foods and her feelings and impressions about Finland as a Korean. More...

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