“Take me home from Lapland” – Handmade souvenirs-
Sep03

“Take me home from Lapland” – Handmade souvenirs-

About the author of this post: My name is Huong Nguyen. I used to live in the culture who appreciate the delicacy, the uniqueness in handmade products. I have personal affection for handicraft products because of the skill, the talent, the diligence, the passion that the artists rear to put into their products. Or in another words, there is no second same handicraft product can be found. Each product has its own pattern and its own...

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Arktikum museum & science centre
Aug06

Arktikum museum & science centre

When visiting Rovaniemi you will find lots of things the city has to offer. A must-see place would be the Arktikum Museum. In addition to being one of the most important museums in Lapland, it is also a Science and Congress Centre for conferences and a city icon. Arktikum was opened to the public on 6th December 1992, which was the 75th anniversary of Finland’s independence. The most visible part of the museum, built by Bonderup and...

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Football in Lapland
Jul15

Football in Lapland

About the author of this post: My name is Oleksandr. I am originally from Ukraine and I am studying Tourism at Lapland University of Applied Sciences.  I received the invitation to the entrance examination from LapinAMK. I did not consider the examination seriously and did not believe in myself after the first fail with Master program which I applied previously. I have passed the exam in the end and considered it as a miracle and as a...

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The cultural trilogy in Rovaniemi
Feb09

The cultural trilogy in Rovaniemi

This is a guest post written by Víctor Gómez about his experience in Rovaniemi  during the Nordic Bogger’s Experience Finland.  Thank you Víctor… and hope to see you back here soon! Check the Bio of the Author at the end of this post. Rovaniemi is a great city to visit during the winter, when it is fully covered with snow. I have not gone mad, really. In the region of Lapland, of which Rovaniemi is its capital, people are...

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Arctic Design Week in Rovaniemi
Feb05

Arctic Design Week in Rovaniemi

This is a guest post written by Maxim Narbrough, presenting the Arctic Design Week in Rovanemi, which will be held from 16th to 22nd of February 2015. Check the Bio of the Author at the end of this post.   Arctic Design Week is the worlds northernmost design week, held this year for the 7th time on the Arctic Circle, in Finnish Lapland. Hosted by the town of Rovaniemi, the event is managed by Rovaniemi Regional Development Agency...

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Lapland is above ordinary
Feb02

Lapland is above ordinary

Have a look of the great video produced by the Regional Council of Lapland. If you have followed our videos in our Youtube Channel, you might recognize some of the clips of Lapland Safaris. Every minute of this 5 minutes video is worth watching. It shows how is Lapland today, with the villages and tourist resorts. It tells about the nature, tundra, lakes, the see, rivers… silence and the sound of life in nature, but also about...

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