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Finland’s centenary of independence, celebrated in an epic way throughout the world

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The centenary of Finland’s independence culminates on Finland’s Independence Day, 6 December 2017. The story of the 100-year-old Finland is extraordinary and rests on the values cherished by the Finns: democracy, education, equality and freedom of speech. The climax of ...

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Eurostat: Bulgaria, Cyprus and Romania, the highest percentage of GDP allocated for ‘housing and community amenities’

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In 2015, almost EUR 86 billion of general government expenditure was spent by EU Member States on housing and community amenities. This figure is equivalent to 0.6% of the EU’s GDP. In addition, Member States spent nearly EUR 81 billion ...

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Apocalyptica to perform in Bucharest in early April to mark Finland’s centennial celebration

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Apocalyptica Finnish cello metal band will come in Bucharest to perform an exquisite show, marking the 20th anniversary of their debut studio album (released on May 1996), “Apocalyptica Plays Metallica by Four Cellos”. The event is due at Sala Palatului ...

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Exclusive: The myths of the Finnish educational system

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A discussion with ALINA CRISTIANA CIRJA, project manager, founder of the Romanian-Finnish School in Bucharest.   How did the Romanian-Finnish Schools come to life? It was an initiative of the Bucharest Christian Centre in 2008 and came amid a stringent ...

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Finnish ambassador in Bucharest, H.E. Mrs. Päivi Pohjanheimo: Finland thoroughly reinvented itself in just one short century

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Finland’s ambassador to Romania, Mrs. Päivi Pohjanheimo speaks about her country’s anniversary, about how people celebrate it and how the celebration is practically another brick in the wall of the national project. “The Republic of Finland celebrates its 99th anniversary ...

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Finland: 100 years of stunning progress

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Finland’s Independence Day is a national public holiday held on 6 December to celebrate Finland’s declaration of independence from the Russian Republic in 1917. During the early decades of independence, Independence Day was a very solemn occasion marked by patriotic ...

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