The New Miss Finland 2012

miss suomi

We watched the live Miss Finland final tonight from MTV. It is the main annual beauty pageant of Finland that selects the official representative to the Miss Universe pageant. If You’d like to see the photos of all 10 finalists you’ll find them at http://www.misssuomitour.fi/finalistit.php.The new Miss Finland 2012 is Sara Chafak. She’s 21 years […]

My Home Town

My Home Town

I googled my home town Parainen and collected some photos of it to Pinterest (you can take a closer look if you want). And I thought I’d tell you something about the town I live in. Parainen is located in the South-Western archipelago of Finland (see the map). It’s 25 kilometers from Turku, which is […]

Angry Birds Seasons – Year Of The Dragon

Angry Birds

Angry Birds is created by Rovio Entertainment Ltd, a Finnish entertainment media company that was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio. Rovio has developed several award-winning titles for various mobile platforms. Looks like Angry Birds is doing great. They have an online store at http://shop.angrybirds.com/ and they’ll be having an event on Facebook […]

Here We Go To The 2nd Round

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The Presidential election became interesting after all! Here’s the two candidates that got the most votes from the first round (yesterday): Sauli Niinistö and Pekka Haavisto In the 2nd round we have Mr Niinistö representing the well off people, the right wing and the corporate Finland. Then we have Mr Haavisto from the green party […]

Happy Chinese New Year!

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Today is the Chinese New Year that starts the Year of the Dragon. Lets see what the Wikipedia says about it: January 23: Lunar New Year (Chinese calendar, 2012) Mythology According to tales and legends, the beginning of Chinese New Year started with the fight against a mythical beast called the Nian (Chinese: 年; pinyin: […]

Two Weeks Until ….

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… The Pesidential Election in Finland. It’s not going to be very surprising event since we already know who will most likely win it! The candidate leading the polls has had a 40-50% of all voters support while the rest of the candidates only get around 6-9% support each. See Image: YLE News Graphics We […]