It purports to be a celebration of Finland, a country that is overlooked when travelling abroad as "a poor second to Belgium", despite the fact that it "has it all" with lofty mountains and tall trees and pleasures including: pony trekking, camping or "just watching TV". In reality "mountains so lofty" are not characteristic of Finland as the Scandinavian Mountains only just touch the northwesternmost corner of the country.
Palin gave an impromptu rendition of the song while travelling through Finland for the 1992 travel documentary Pole to Pole.
troops are heading, plus the breakthrough in Finland and Sweden’s bid to join NATO and the details of the largest prisoner swap since the start of Russia’s attack on Ukraine...On The Money — Travelers prepare for hectic holiday weekend Hillicon Valley — App stores urged to remove TikTok ... NATO invites Finland, Sweden to join alliance.
As Sweden and Finland aim to unblock their paths to membership, NATO is bolstering its eastern flank, and war-stricken Ukraine is desperate for more military support, RFE/RL's Europe Editor Rikard Jozwiak looks at what are likely to be the summit's main developments. A Breakthrough For Sweden And Finland? ... Sweden And Finland InchCloser To NATO.
It's one of at least four different opportunities to celebrate Midsummer in the area this weekend. Astronomically, the summer solstice occurred on Tuesday; Finland and Sweden celebrate Midsummer on the Saturday falling between June 20-26 each year, and accordingly Midsummer Eve the preceding Friday night.
Ireland dispatched the hapless Georgians 11-0 in Tallaght last autumn, indicating that the weekend's game should be a routine assignment for a team with designs on qualification ... The hosts' results haven't improved in the interval, with a 15-0 defeat at home to Sweden and a comparatively respectable 6-0 loss to Finland in Helsinki.
fairgrounds this weekend. This comes on top of gas shutoffs to Poland, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France and the Netherlands in recent weeks ... weather and when electricity use spikes during cold or hot weather, like the heat wave last weekend that spurred record highs in Europe.
When Enopoly CEOVlad Varizhuk founded the company, it initially was an aim to generate passive revenue, but also in helping others achieve the same. The then work-in-progress quickly became the ecommerce automation leader, completely disrupting the industry ...Daddy’s Day Weekend with Tom of Finland ... Daddy’s Day Weekend with Tom of Finland.