Helsinki

What is Helsinki known for?


international opera

with Lionel Cox, and in the 1000m time trial. He turned professional a year later with success in Europe and Australia. He teamed with Sid Patterson and Roger Arnold to win the Paris 6-Day race in 1955. Mockridge was one of 60 of 150 entrants to finish the 1955 Tour de France. He won 12 consecutive Australian championships. Krook won 1992 the international opera singing contest in Tallinn. She has starred in many musicals at Helsinki Svenska Teatern and also in a Claes


matches work

Albania (Albania national football team). Together with Zoltán Czibor, Sándor Kocsis, József Bozsik, and Nándor Hidegkuti, he formed the nucleus of the Golden Team (Magical Magyars) that was to remain unbeaten for 32 consecutive games. ref name "Scotsman


poems+history

(band) '''Saima Rauha Maria Harmaja''' (May 8, 1913, Helsinki – April 21, 1937) was a Finnish (Finland) poet and writer. She is known for her tragic life and early death, which are reflected in her sensitive poems. History The ship was built at the Helsinki New Shipyard in Helsinki, Finland in 1976. Named after an early Bolshevik leader and Soviet diplomat Leonid Krasin and an Krasin (1916 icebreaker) earlier icebreaker


live appearances

during 2000 -2002. This ballet is choreographed by Russell Adamson, a native Jamaican who resides in Helsinki. Ryo also released his third acoustic guitar solo album 'E' in 2002. From year 2000, Kawasaki has further expanded his live appearances into Russia and Baltic region Jazz Festivals. His quartet has appeared at Rigas Ritmi Jazz Festival in Riga Latvia, Pori and other jazz festivals in Finland, Ukraine, Lithuania as well as :ru:Саранск Саранск


largest movie

, Kamppi and Kinopalatsi in Kaisaniemenkatu 2, Kaisaniemi, both maintained by Finnkino, the largest movie theater chain in Finland. In addition, Finnkino operates a historical cinema with two screens, Maxim in Kluuvikatu 1, Kluuvi. Prices vary between €6.50 and €17.50 depending on location, time and 2D 3D. See Finnkino's pricing policy on their http


exceptional international

(Nairobi), 1992 (Copenhagen), 1993 (Bangkok), 1995 (Vienna), 1997 (Montreal), and 1999 (Beijing). It is believed that if the international agreement is adhered to, the ozone layer is expected to recover by 2050. Speth, J. G. 2004. ''Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment'' New Haven: Yale University Press, pp 95. Due to its widespread adoption and implementation it has been hailed as an example of exceptional international co


rock hard

of the Wacken Road Show. During some of the Germany tour, Lordi played as Nightwish's warm-up act. The tour boosted both bands' popularity in Germany and helped them sign a recording contract with the German record company Drakkar. Nightwish had already achieved solid success of joint concerts in Germany and Lordi also raised their profile in Germany. genre Glam metal, gothic rock, hard rock, gothic metal, Dark rock origin Helsinki

goes alongside Finland's other record for karaoke, that of the largest number singing at any given time. This is held by 80,000 fans of the Finnish hard rock (w:hard rock) band Lordi, who had met in Helsinki (w:Helsinki) for the band to give a brief free concert to celebrate their victory at that year's Eurovision. The show culminated with all 80,000 joining in with the band on the winning song, ''Hard Rock Hallelujah (w:Hard Rock Hallelujah)''. The Helsinki (w:Helsinki)-born Peltola

, son of a taxi driver, was also a guitarist in a band and a director. In 1996 he co-founded Telakka, a theatre-themed restaurant, in his hometown of Tampere (w:Tampere). In October 2007 he directed a play there called ''Activist''. Finland won the contest in 2006 when hard rock (w:hard rock) band Lordi's ''Hard Rock Hallelujah (w:Hard Rock Hallelujah)'' scored a record 292 points. However, the following year in Helsinki (w:Helsinki) Finnish entrant w:Hanna Pakarinen Hanna


metal+dark

of the Wacken Road Show. During some of the Germany tour, Lordi played as Nightwish's warm-up act. The tour boosted both bands' popularity in Germany and helped them sign a recording contract with the German record company Drakkar. Nightwish had already achieved solid success of joint concerts in Germany and Lordi also raised their profile in Germany. genre Glam metal, gothic rock, hard rock, gothic metal, Dark rock origin Helsinki


movie film

Helsinki, Finland DATE OF DEATH 11 March 2010 DATE OF DEATH 11 March 2010 PLACE OF DEATH Helsinki, Finland '''Armand Lohikoski''' (January 3, 1912 in Astoria (Astoria, Oregon), Oregon, United States – March 20, 2005 in Helsinki) was an American (United States) born - Finnish (Finland) movie (Film) director (Film director) and writer. He is best known as a director of a number of ''Pekka ja Pätkä'' movies. Career Before his


success+finishing

Ice Hockey Championships 1999 tournament , but the Finns were unable to duplicate their success, finishing fifth. National Audiovisual Archive also presents cinematographically, historically or otherwise significants films. Its 216-seat movie theater ''Orion'' is situated in Eerikinkatu Eriksgatan 15 in Helsinki. Orion

Helsinki

'''Helsinki''' ( west of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Helsinki has close historical connections (History of Helsinki) with these three cities.

The Helsinki metropolitan area includes urban core (urban area) of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Kauniainen and surrounding commuter towns (Greater Helsinki#Statistics). It is the world's northernmost metro area (List of northernmost items#Cities and settlements) of over one million people, and the city is the northernmost capital of an EU member state (Member state of the European Union). The Helsinki metropolitan area is the fourth largest Nordic metropolitan area after the metropolitan areas of Copenhagen (Copenhagen metropolitan area), Stockholm (Stockholm metropolitan area) and Oslo (Greater Oslo Region) and Helsinki city is the third biggest Nordic city after Stockholm and Oslo.

Helsinki is Finland's major political, educational, financial, cultural and research centre as well as one of northern Europe's major cities. Approximately 70% of foreign companies operating in Finland have settled in the Helsinki region. The nearby municipality of Vantaa is the location of Helsinki Airport, with frequent service to various destinations in Europe and Asia.

In 2009, Helsinki was chosen to be the World Design Capital for 2012 by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, narrowly beating Eindhoven for the title.

In the Economist Intelligence Unit's August 2012 Liveability survey, assessing the best and worst cities to live in, Helsinki placed eighth best overall.

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