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August Newsletter 2010 - Embassy of Finland, London : News & Current Affairs : Newsletters

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Newsletters, 18/08/2010

Out of one hundred countries, Newsweek magazine ranked Finland as the number one. (photo: Visit Finland)

Newsweek: Finland is best in the world

If you were born today, which country would provide you the best opportunity to live a healthy, safe and mobile life? According to Newsweek magazine, that would be Finland. In its recent study where one hundred countries were compared based on education, health, quality of life, political environment and economic competitiveness, Finland was ranked as the “Best Overall" country. Read more

Embassy of Finland in London can now finally be found on Facebook.

Embassy of Finland in London now finally on Facebook!

Consider this an extensive invitation to the office! For all the latest news from our consulate and cultural sections, the best Finland-related articles in UK media and the current issues in Finland-UK relations, please follow us in real time at our very own Facebook page. Read more

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with President Tarja Halonen. (photo by Kari Mokko)

President Halonen to chair a UN panel

President of Finland Tarja Halonen has been appointed co-chair of the UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability. The Panel has been established by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. President Halonen will act as chair together with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa. Read more

According to Moomin philosophy, everything fun is good for the stomach. (c) Moomin Characters Ltd

A Moomin recipe for the darkening nights of autumn: hot mulled apple juice

To celebrate the launch of Moomins Cook book by SelfMadeHero, the Embassy of Finland reveals the secrets to the tasty dishes prepared by the wonderful Moominmamma by publishing a Recipe of the Month – until the end of 2010. Read more

 

Upcoming culture events in August - for further information, please visit our Events calendar:

20/08/2010 PROM 46; Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra, London

26/08/2010 Recital by Hedvig Paulig, London

27/08/2010 PROM 56; Osmo Vänskä conducts the Minnesota Orchestra, London

28/08/2010 PROM 57; Osmo Vänskä conducts The Minnesota Orchestra, London

29/08/2010 Osmo Vänskä conducts the Minnesota Orchestra, Edinburgh

03/09/2010 Performance by Ilona Jäntti at Earthrise, London

04/09/2010 PROM 66; Soprano Karita Mattila with Berliner Philharmoniker, London

10/09/2010 Concert by Karita Mattila, London

 

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Updated 18/08/2010


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