Finnish Language and Culture

Finnish Alphabet and Language

The Finnish alphabet is based on the Latin script as well as on the Swedish alphabet, Swedish also being the second official language in Finland. Officially the Finnish alphabet comprises 28 letters: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, X, Y, Z, Å, Ä, Ö although the letter W is also commonly listed behind the V. The main peculiarities in the Finnish alphabets are the last letters …

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Finland Currency

Finland Currency Finland currency is of the euro currency. On January 1st 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries. Before 2002, the national currency …

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Music of Finland

Music of Finland Music is more of a hobby for the Finnish people, than a job. Almost every child learns to play an instrument at some point in their life, and schools even started having classes for it during open hours. Pop music and heavy rock are two of the most commonly played genres of …

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Celebrating Holidays and Festivals in Finland

Celebrating Holidays and Festivals in Finland Christmas: the number one festival and holiday of Finland is Christmas and all of the celebrations that accompanies it. There are many parties at places of work, educational facilities, and nightlife locations. On Christmas Eve, families bring in Christmas trees to decorate, while listening to music, dancing, and eating …

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