What is Helsinki known for?

field team

. The second place finisher, Peter Norman of Australia, wore an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge in support of Smith and Carlos. In response to the protest, IOC President Avery Brundage told the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to either send the two athletes home or withdraw the track and field team. The USOC opted for the former.

major productions

(1994), Leeds Opera North (1994, 2001), Oper Bonn and Ludwigshaven State Opera House (1995), Teatro del Giglio in Lucca (1998), Teatro Filarmonico di Verona (2002), Kansallisooppera, Helsinki (2002, 2003, 2007), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London (2002, 2005), Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris (2005), Opéra de Monte-Carlo (2007), and La Fenice in Venice where it was the opening title of the 2008 season. In the US, major productions were seen

year studies

''' (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.


Rudolf Steiner School (Waldorf education), a school with a strong arts and music curriculum, for thirteen years Pirkko Moisala, ''Kaija Saariaho'', p. 2 and studied violin and piano at the Sibelius Academy. She later studied in Freiburg (under Brian Ferneyhough and Klaus Huber) and at IRCAM in Paris. Most critics, however, cite spectral music composers Gérard Grisey and Tristan Murail as her largest influences. Her work in the 1980s and 1990s

founder location

'', "Töölö football stadium") is a football (football (soccer)) stadium in Helsinki, Finland. founder location Helsinki, Finland key_people Hietaniemi beach Sorry if I am being deletionistic on this one. This sounds like a lovely beach, being the largest in Helsinki, but it seems like most of the article is non-notable for applying to most any beach anywhere. Most relevant material is already covered

. He also took first prizes at the Naumburg Competition (Walter W. Naumburg Foundation) in New York (New York City) (1988) and the Paganini Violin Competition (1988)—all by the age of 21. founder location Helsinki, Finland key_people '''Frozenbyte''' Inc. is a Finnish (Finland) game-developer founded in 2001 and based in Helsinki, Finland. The company (company (law)) has now grown to a professional team of almost 20 people

news event

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main founder

became a student once again, in St Petersburg (Saint Petersburg), Leipzig (with Adolph Brodsky), Berlin (with Adolf Becker), and Liège (Liège (city)) (with César Thomson). thumb Axel Lille. (File:Tohtori Axel Lillen muotokuva.jpg) '''Axel Johan Lille''' (28 March 1848, Helsinki – 28 June 1921) was a Swedish-speaking (Swedish language) Finnish (Finland) journalist and politician and the main founder of the Swedish People's Party (Swedish People's Party (Finland)) (''Svenska folkpartiet'', SFP) and its leader 1907–1917. Lille was the first who publicly proposed Finnish independence in his speech on April 9, 1902. On the other side of the border, Commons:Category:Helsinki Wikipedia:Helsinki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Southern Finland Localities Helsinki

reasons membership

is still engaged in dueling, while the other Corporations in Fribourg already rejected this tradition at the time they were founded, amongst others for religious reasons. Membership has often been considered advantageous for those wishing to pursue a career in business, politics or law. Most of Fribourg's student corporations belong to the formerly catholic ''Schweizerischer Studentenverein''. An example is AV Fryburgia. *The Day of Welcomes (Jour D'Accueil) - Similar to Fresher's Week

solo dance

, Scotland, United Kingdom * Assembly demo party, another very large party. Held annually in Hartwall Areena, Helsinki, Finland. * QuakeCon, largest LAN party in the United States Commons:Category:Helsinki Wikipedia:Helsinki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Southern Finland Localities Helsinki

international arts

String Quartet and have performed in Helsinki and Estonia, Macau International Arts Festival Köln Philharmonie, Lisbon, Strings of Autumn Festival in Prague and more. This post had existed temporarily during the 1940 campaign, but General Otto Ruge, who had been commander-in-chief during the campaign, stayed in Norway and surrendered with his troops. Instead of Fleischer, who was the obvious choice, the cabinet promoted the young Helsinki, Finland Military attaché


'''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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