Helsinki

What is Helsinki known for?


social views

literary movement Tulenkantajat (Tulenkantajat (literature)), though his political and social views later turned conservative (conservatism). He was married in 1931 and had a daughter, Satu, who also became a writer. DATE OF BIRTH 19 September 1908 PLACE OF BIRTH Helsinki, Finland DATE OF DEATH 26 August 1979 DATE OF DEATH 26 August 1979 PLACE OF DEATH Helsinki, Finland The strip was originally published 1974 in a Sweden Finns


liberal literary

''Suuri illusioni'' ('The Grand Illusion'), a story of bohemian (Bohemianism) life. In terms of style, the novel is considered to be the Finnish equivalent to the works of the American writers of the Lost Generation. (In Waltari's historical novel ''The Adventurer (The Adventurer (novel))'', taking place in the 16th century, the hero is a Finn who goes to Paris during his twenties and lives there a rather bohemian life). Waltari also was, for a while, a member of the Liberalism liberal

literary movement Tulenkantajat (Tulenkantajat (literature)), though his political and social views later turned conservative (conservatism). He was married in 1931 and had a daughter, Satu, who also became a writer. DATE OF BIRTH 19 September 1908 PLACE OF BIRTH Helsinki, Finland DATE OF DEATH 26 August 1979 DATE OF DEATH 26 August 1979 PLACE OF DEATH Helsinki, Finland The strip was originally published 1974 in a Sweden Finns


main works

in Rautatientori square. '''Spårakoff''' is a HM V (Karia HM V) type tram converted into a bar (bar (establishment)) in Helsinki, Finland. Known as '''the pub tram''', the bright red vehicle does circular tours of Helsinki picking up passengers for an additional fee during summer months. Klami studied music in Helsinki with Melartin and later in Paris and Vienna. His main works include the ''Kalevala Suite'' and the unfinished ballet ''Whirls''. The oratorio ''Psalmus'' (1936) has a unique place in Finnish sacred music and is one of the most highly regarded works by a Finn other than Sibelius. Commons:Category:Helsinki Wikipedia:Helsinki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Southern Finland Localities Helsinki


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


line+fast

ferries to Stockholm M S Silja Serenade and M S Silja Symphony dock at Olympia Terminal. The terminal has a money exchange, an ATM, luggage lockers, a trolley rental, a restaurant, kiosk, and the Silja Line service point. Served by trams 1A and 2. * '''South Harbour''' (''Eteläsatama'') - Makasiini Terminal - Eteläranta 7 - West shore of the bay. Linda Line fast catamarans M S Merilin and M S Karolin arrive


home life

memoirs and she followed his advice. Her memories of life at court provided rare descriptions of the home life of the Tsar and his family. She spent the rest of her life first in Viipuri and later in Helsinki. She took vows as a Russian Orthodox nun, but was permitted to live in a private home due to her physical disabilities. Her grave is located at the Orthodox (Eastern Orthodox Church) section of Hietaniemi cemetery in Helsinki. founder Petri Allas and Risto Siilasmaa location Helsinki, Finland key_people Risto Siilasmaa, founder & chairman Christian Fredrikson, CEO (Chief executive officer) Mikko Hyppönen, Chief Research Officer '''F-Secure Corporation''' (formerly '''Data Fellows''') is an anti-virus (anti-virus software) and computer security and computer software company based in Helsinki, Finland. The company has 20 country offices and a presence in more than 100 countries, with Security Lab operations in Helsinki, Finland and in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Through more 200 operator partners globally, millions of broadband customer use F-Secure services. F-Secure Corp. is publicly traded on the Helsinki Stock Exchange under the symbol FSC1V. Commons:Category:Helsinki Wikipedia:Helsinki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Southern Finland Localities Helsinki


nature low

Transportation: '''Low''' Occasional delays in rail traffic Traffic culture may be sometimes aggressive Health: '''Low''' Infectious tick bites in the archipelago Nature: '''Low''' Crime The '''crime rate''' in Helsinki is generally low – Helsinki being maybe one of the safest capitals in Europe – although locals grumble that things


criticism based

''' (née '''Kauranen''', born 23 May 1954 in Helsinki) is a Finnish (Finland) author. She is a novelist and a poet, and as well a journalist and sharp columnist with her own on media criticism based tv-program every week. She is also a second year student of altogether 4 year studies of solution focused psychoteraphy. Her books have been translated to 18 languages so far. She has been granted Pro Finlandia Medal in 2007.


amp independent

Biography of the band. Retrieved 2008-04-29. and try to distance themselves from the term "Viking metal". thumb Marion Rung (File:Marion rung.jpg) '''Marion Rung''' (b. December 7, 1945 Helsinki) is a Finnish (Finland) pop singer. She is known to have represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1962 and 1973.


called experimental

Academy. Aino and Alvar Aalto had 2 children, a daughter Johanna "Hanni" Alanen, born Aalto, 1925, and a son Hamilkar Aalto, 1928. In 1926 the young Aaltos designed and had built a summer cottage in Alajärvi, Villa Flora. Aino Aalto died of cancer in 1949. In 1952 Aalto married architect Elissa Mäkiniemi (died 1994), who had been working as an assistant in his office. In 1952 Aalto designed and had built a summer cottage, the so-called Experimental House, for himself and his new wife in Muuratsalo in Central Finland. Alvar Aalto died on May 11, 1976, in Helsinki. "Aalto, Alvar." ''Encyclopædia Britannica''. 17 December 2006. DATE OF DEATH 1976-05-11 PLACE OF DEATH Helsinki, Finland During the Crimean War, a joint British (United Kingdom) and French (France) fleet attacked the Russian fortresses by bombarding Sveaborg, which guards Helsinki; Kronstadt (Kronstadt, Russia), which guards Saint Petersburg; and by destroying Bomarsund (Bomarsund, Åland) in the Åland Islands. After the unification of Germany in 1871, the whole southern coast became German. The First World War (World War I) was partly fought in the Baltic Sea. After 1920 Poland was connected to the Baltic Sea by the Polish Corridor and enlarged the port of Gdynia in rivalry with the port of the Free City of Danzig. thumb The burning ''Cap Arcona (Image:Cap Arcona burning.jpg)'' shortly after the attacks, 3rd May 1945. Only 350 of the 4,500 prisoners who had been aboard the ''Cap Arcona'' survived. Much shipbuilding is carried out in the shipyards around the Baltic Sea. The largest shipyards are at Gdańsk, Gdynia, and Szczecin, Poland; Kiel, Germany; Karlskrona, Sweden; Malmö, Sweden; Rauma (Rauma, Finland), Turku, and Helsinki, Finland; Riga, Ventspils, and Liepāja (Latvia); Klaipėda (Lithuania); and St. Petersburg, Russia. Commons:Category:Helsinki Wikipedia:Helsinki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Southern Finland Localities Helsinki

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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