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  • 1. Holidays, Festivals, Festivities in Finland
    • seasonal
    • local
    • students
  • 2. Seasonal Festivities
    • Uusi vuosi New Year
    • Runeberg’s Day: 5 February
  • 3.
    • Laskiainen Shrove Tuesday ”pitkiä pellavia”
    • Aprillipäivä April Fool’s Day: 1 April ”aprillia, syö silliä, juo kuravettä päälle”
  • 4.
    • Palmusunnuntai Palm Sunday
    • Pääsiäinen Easter
  • 5.
    • Helluntai Whit Sunday (23 May 2010) ”Jos ei heilaa helluntaina, niin ei koko kesänä”
    • Vappu MayDay ”Hauskaa vappua”
    • Äitienpäivä Mother’s Day
    • Juhannus Midsummer
  • 6.
    • Pyhäinpäivä All Saint’s Day
    • Isänpäivä Father’s Day: 2nd Sunday November
    • First Advent Sunday Advent Calendar
    • Independence Day: 6 December President’s Reception
  • 7.
    • Lucian päivä St. Lucia’s: 13 December Joulupukki Santa Claus
    • Jouluaatto Christmas Eve
    • Joulupäivä Christmas Day
    • Tapaninpäivä Boxing Day
    • Uuden vuoden aatto New Year’s Eve
  • 8. Name Day ”Hyvää nimipäivää”
    • Calendar http://www.finnguide.fi/calendar/namedays.asp
  • 9. Student’s Festivities
    • Penkkarit
      • Grade 12 last school day
    • Vanhojen tanssit
      • Grade 11
      • The oldest pupils in school
    • Vappu MayDay
    • Last school day in May
    • Independence Day
      • Grade 9
  • 10. Weird and Wonderful
    • Wife Carrying World Championships
    • in Sonkajärvi
    • Video
    • Track 253.5 metres with two water obstacles
    • Prize: wife’s weight in beer
  • 11. Yukigassen in Kemijärvi 26 – 28 March 2010
    • Snowball Fighting Competition http://www.yukigassenfi.aazilla.com/
  • 12. Garlic, strawberries , swamp football, tango…
    • Anything is worth a festival in summertime
  • 13.
    • Assembly Race for Mobile Saunas
    • Mosquito Killing Festival
    • Berry Picking World Champion 2009
    • Mobile Phone Throwing
    • Ice Fishing Competition (” only two fish ”)
  • 14. Film festivals
    • Film festivals midnightsun film festival http://www.msfilmfestival.fi/
    •  
    • Inari filmijuhlat “Kaamoksen kuvia” http://www.skabmagovat.fi/800en.html
      • The screen is made of snow.
  • 15. For more information
    • Events and Festivals http://www.visitfinland.com/W5/index.nsf/(pages)/Events
    • Finland Festivals http://www.festivals.fi/?/eng/
    • http://www.destination360.com/europe/finland/events.php
    • Special foods
    • Christmas in Finland http://finland.fi/xmas/1.html
    • weirdest events