Seven brothers, new masters of reality and floorball: Finland in the world press

Numerous plays, TV programs, films and ballets have since been adapted from the book, and its subjects, which focus on the power of literacy and the struggle to reconcile nature with civilization, are still strongly among Finns.

Popular true TV series I’m a celebrity … Get me out of here! comes to Finland. The Finnish broadcaster MTV has acquired the rights to the local version of the program, which is produced by ITV Studios Finland.

According to ITV, the program is expected to appear in the spring of 2022 on MTV3 as well as on the AVOD channel (advertising-based video on demand) on the MTV channel and the SVOD service (on-demand video on demand).

Format I’m a celebrity, which involves placing several celebrities in a jungle where they have to live together and perform various tasks for a certain period of time is licensed to several countries, including the United States, Hungary, the Netherlands, Romania, Australia and India.

Finland won another sports victory this week when the Finnish team defeated Sweden and won gold at the IFF (International Floorball Federation) Women’s Under 19 World Floorball Championships.

The loss came as a surprise to the host country, Sweden, which has won the Finnish tournament for the first time six times so far. The match was smooth, but Finland’s victory was sealed Suvi Hämäläinen, who scored three goals, one in extra time.

Lahti Finland was in the news again this week thanks to a new, innovative project that aims to help residents appreciate nature. The city, which is the green capital of Europe in 2021, has set up remote forest tables to allow people to work in a natural environment.

The wooden Viita workstations, designed by Disruption Company (TBWA) Helsinki, are attached to trees around the city and are freely available to everyone. They will be available for the first time this fall as part of Lahti’s Green Capital Year.

The Department of Health and Welfare (THL) has reported two deaths from E. coli. The institute has been alerted to seven E. coli epidemics across the country in recent months.

Investigations are underway, but outbreaks that began in July have been traced to a bad batch of pre-cut lettuce. By 24 August, there had been 57 cases.

The basis of Finnish national novel identity

Seven brothers, The first novel in Finnish has played an invaluable role in shaping Finnish society and culture. The story, which focuses on seven brothers trying to escape civilization for a simpler life in the wilderness, is deeply rooted in its national consciousness.

Finns often name their children after the characters in the novel, which has affected everything from glassware to fashion. It has also helped Finland become one of the most literate countries in the world.

The novel received shocking reviews when it was published, which contributed to the death of its author Aleksis Kivi. However, he was posthumously awarded the title of Finnish National Writer, and his birthday is now celebrated on the Day of Finnish Literature.

The original story was published on the BBC on 08.09.2021 and can be found here.

A jungle-themed reality is coming to Finland

Finland will premiere its own version of the well-known reality TV series I’m a celebrity … Get me out of here! Numerous countries, most recently Russia and Romania, have acquired rights to the program, which was first presented in the United Kingdom in 2002.

The Finnish version of the program is produced by ITV Studios Finland and MTV broadcasts it on its MTV3, MTV and CMore platforms. It is scheduled to begin in spring 2022.

By Hanna Card, MTV ‘s director of domestic production, the program, which has so far been adapted in 14 countries, is “one of the most successful forms in the world”.

The original story was published by EuroWeekly News and C21 Media and can be found here and here.

Finland wins the World Handball Championship for women under 19

On Sunday in Sweden, Finland won the IFF women’s floorball under the age of 19 in the last match of the World Championships in Uppsala, Sweden.

This is the second time that Finland has won gold in the tournament. Suvi Hämäläinen scored the last, decisive goal in the last minute during extra time and led to a 5–4 victory for Finland.

Matilda Lindgren From Sweden and Ulla Valtola Finland was chosen as the best player in the match. The Czech Republic won Switzerland the same day to win a bronze medal.

The original story was published by Inside the Games and the International Floorball Federation, and can be found here and here.

Lahti is setting up telecommuting jobs in the forests

The city of Lahti in southern Finland continues to fulfill the title of European Green Capital 2021. It has set up standing workstations in natural sites across the city to allow residents to spend more time outdoors and work remotely in the woods.

The Viita workstations, created as a result of a collaboration between students from the Finnish design company Upwood, The Disruption Company (TBWA) and the LAB Institute of Design and Fine Arts, are made of Finnish spruce and feature a telephone, cup holder and laptop space, as well as space for pens and purses. .

The original story was published through Construction Specifier and Little Black Book, and can be found here and here.

In Finland, two deaths related to bacterial food poisoning

The Department of Health and Welfare has reported seven outbreaks of food poisoning caused by E. coli that have resulted in two deaths to date. Outbreaks began in late July and have resulted in 57 cases in August.

Of these, 40 are associated with the same source, which is probably a pre-cut salad consumed by patients. More than a third of the patients have been hospitalized.

The original story was released at Fresh Plaza on 09.09.2021 and can be found here.

Tahira Sequeira

Helsinki Times

Finland in the world press

Source: The Nordic Page


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