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Women in the army167 viewsMany of the volunteer women in the defence forces actually stay for the whole year, and rise up the ranks.LexaMar 25, 2016
Finnish Defence Forces162 viewsEvery man in Finland is required to go through military training, ranging from 6 months to a year in service. Today it is not at all uncommon to see women in the ranks as well, as Finland has allowed women in the army for some years now.LexaMar 25, 2016
Finnish Sports - Mobile phone throwing124 viewsMobile phone throwing is an international sport that started in Finland in the year 2000. It is a sport in which participants throw mobile phones and are judged on distance or technique. The phones used vary not just between events but between competitors, with any phone that weighs over 220 grams being acceptable. At some events, the choice is down to personal preference from those provided by the event organisers, while others provide only one model of phone.LexaMar 25, 2016
Finnish Sports - Boot Throwing124 viewsBoot throwing, or welly wanging is a sport that actually originated in Britain, but has grown popular in Finland as well.LexaMar 25, 2016
Finnish sports - Wife Carrying158 viewsWife carrying (Finnish: eukonkanto or akankanto) is a contest in which male competitors race while each carrying a female teammate. The objective is for the male to carry the female through a special obstacle track in the fastest time. The sport was first introduced at Sonkajärvi, Finland.LexaMar 25, 2016
Two very finnish things, combined128 viewsThe finns really are pretty heavy drinkers, and are somewhat passionate about their Koskenkorva ( a local booze ) and Salmiakki ( a local salty liquorice ). What could be better than both combined? Have you tried this already?LexaMar 25, 2016
Story of my life.115 viewsAn autobiography.LexaMar 25, 2016
There are no polar bears in Finland207 viewsIt seems like a very common misconception that polar bears roam free around Finland. Actually the Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) is the national animal of Finland.LexaMar 25, 2016
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