The flag of Finland was adopted on 29 May 1918. The colours are blue and white. The blue represents the numerous lakes present in the territory and the sky, and the white represents the snow.


The Finnish language is the most widely spoken language in Finland. Finnish belongs to the family of Uralic languages. The grammar is based on the declination of single words, Finnish is a language that uses suffixes VERY often.

These are a some of greetings in Finland:

Hello = hei;
Good morning = hyvaa huomenta;
Good afternoon = hyvaa iltapaviaa;
Good evening= hyvaa iltaa.


The history of Finland begins around 9,000 BC. The Finnish Bronze Age started in approximately 1,500 BC and the Iron Age started in 500 BC and lasted until 1,300 AD. In 1917, Finland declared independence. There was a civil war between the Finnish Red Guards and the White Guard.  During the Second World War, Finland fought twice against the Soviet Union. Finland remained an independent democracy in Northern Europe. In the 1970s, Finland’s GDP has been among the world’s highest. It entered the European Union in 1995, and replaced the Finnish markka with euro in 2002. 


Finland is located in the part north-west of Europe, it is part of the Scandinavian peninsula. Its territory is flat. To the east it borders with Russia, to the north with Norway and to the west with Sweden. It has rocky coasts, faces south on the Baltic Sea. It has many islands called schären.


Here are 10 Finnish dishes you should  try:

Karjalanpiirakka (rice pies) …
Ruisleipa (rye bread) …
Leipajuusto (bread cheese) …
Kalakukko (fish pie) …
Korvapuusti (cinnamon buns) …
Lihapullat (Finnish meatballs) …
Graavilohi (cured salmon) …
Mustikkapiirakka (blueberry pie)


The music of Finland can be divided into two categories: folk music and classical. The folk music of Finland is typically influenced by Karelian traditional tunes. In the west of the country, more mainstream Nordic folk music traditions prevail. In the field of classical and contemporary art music, Finland has produced an exceptional number of musicians and composers. Contemporary popular music includes a renowned heavy metal scene like other Nordic countries, as well as a number of prominent rock and pop bands, jazz musicians, hip hop performers and makers of dance music.

Most important monuments and famous natural beauties

  • Temppeliaukion

The church is inside a rock, here is the first wonder of Helsinki! Temppeliaukion was designed by the brothers Timo and Tuomo Suomalainem. In the centre of the city, this is one of the most beautiful places in Finland. The light coming from the windows is coloured.


Linnanmäki is one of Finland’s main parks. Between a ride on the Ferris wheel and a roller coaster you will have fun. Bring home a souvenir, here you will find some very nice shops.

  • Koli National Park.
    Koli is a magnificent destination for excursions, the paths lead to see cliffs and lakes. The park has excellent facilities and also routes for skiing.

“Finnish famous people.”

Kimi-Matias Räikkönen (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkimi ˈmɑtiɑs ˈræikːønen]; born 17 October 1979), nicknamed “Iceman”, is a Finnish racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Alfa Romeo Racing. He won the 2007 Formula One World Championship in his first season at Scuderia Ferrari. After nine seasons racing in Formula One he left the sport to compete in the World Rally Championship in 2010 and 2011, returning to Formula One from 2012. In addition to this title, Räikkönen also finished second overall in 2003 and 2005, and third in 2008, 2012 and 2018. Räikkönen has won 21 Grands Prix, making him the most successful Finnish driver in terms of Formula One race wins.