Picture taken at sunset three days ago in Kustavi, western cost of Finland. The weather was getting colder, the sea was gradually freezing.
Suomen 98. itsenäisyyspäivä 2015 on tuulinen ja sateinen. Ylioppilaiden perinteinen soihtukulkue päätyi Senaatintorille ja Tuomiokirkon portaille. Hieno kokemus. The 98th independence day of Finland is celebrated in a windy and rainy weather. It did not prevent the traditional students’ torch procession to … Continue reading
6.12.2013 Suomi juhlii 96:tta itsenäistä vuottaan. 6th of December, 2013 Finland is celebrating 96th year of independence.
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203 years ago, July 20, 1810 Colombia declared independence from Spain after 300 years of colonization. Congratulations! Today Colombia is the fourth largest economy in Latin America, maybe best know for the great coffee it produces. Here is a picture … Continue reading
July 4, 1776, the USA declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. The students of the Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois have left a very topical message to the USA and the whole world: “You too can rule the world. You … Continue reading
The Andes are the longest – about 7000 km – mountain range in the world. That is like from London, UK to Kabul, Afghanistan. Flying from Argentina to Chile over the Andes is a hop up to 4000 meters over only … Continue reading
Congratulations, Mexico! On 16th of September 1810, 202 years ago, you declared your independence from Spain. You have great challenges e.g. with crime, drugs, freedom of the press and human rights (even we Finns have been directly involved in that via Jyri Jaakkola’s … Continue reading
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Tagged 2005, flag of mexico, food, independence, Jyri Jaakkola, restaurant
San Marino, the world’s third oldest independent country after Japan and China, celebrates its 1711th independence day today, 3rd of September. Congratulations! “Our neighbours themselves do not clearly know the happiness of this Republic. At a distance, they only know us … Continue reading
Namibia celebrates it’s independence today, 26th of August. Namibians call it the Heroes’ Day, United Nations has recognized it as Namibia Day. Formally Namibia got the independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990. Namibia and Finland has a special … Continue reading
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Tagged Heroe's Day, independence, Keetmanshoop, Martti Ahtisaari, nobel peace prize, peace meditation, quiver tree, quiver tree forest
Tänään, 6.12.2011, vietämme 94. itsenäisyyspäiväämme! Today, December 6th, 2011, we are celebrating Finland’s 94th Independence Day!