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Intimate Entanglements: Contemporary Finnish Fashion

The exhibition Intimate Entanglements: Contemporary Finnish Fashion situates at the intersection of novel politicization and digital disruption of fashion. Through the works of Finnish fashion designers and brands, the exhibition explores the intimate relationship between the body and the clothes, and how digitalization impacts it. The exhibition shows how designers challenge body norms as well… Read more »

Exhibition Collage: The Eloquence of Paper

Harri Kalha, Ph.D., (b. 1962) is a visual artist as well as a scholar and a non-fiction writer. In the late 1980s Kalha frequented the “drawing school” of the University of Helsinki and participated in various art courses. A year spent at Académie Roederer in Paris secured his artistic conviction. His central concern became the… Read more »

Communicating culture and traditions

The annual Finnish-Swedish week Hallå Tokyo! is here! This year the theme is Communicating culture and traditions. Come and join us and celebrate the Finnish-Swedish culture!  Hallå Tokyo! 31.10.–3.11.2023 Kindly see the attached programme. Registration for all events at: Photos: Pexels, Lee Esselström, FIJ, Jonne Räsänen / Otava, Nina-Maria Oförsagd 

Oona Mäkelä: Same Same but Different

Exhibition: Feb 9 (Thu) – Feb 13 (Mon) 1-7pmVenue: Almost Perfect, 2-3-2 Kojima, Taito-ku, Tokyo Opening Talk Session with Anna-Maria Wiljanen, the director at the Finnish Institute in Japan: Feb 9 (Thu) 6-9pmPlease register for the talk event via Peatix. A casual party on Feb 11 (Sat) 5-7pm with drinks served.Please come visit to see… Read more »

Finland Film Festival 2021

Finland Film Festival 2021 introduces five new Finnish films to Japan: “Lady Time” (original title: Neiti Aika) “Any Day Now” (original title: Ensilumi) “Forest Giant” (original title: Metsäjätti) “Laughing Matters” (original title: Naurun varjolla) “Eden” (original title: Eden) The festival runs from Saturday November 13th until Friday November 19th at the Eurospace in Shibuya, Tokyo…. Read more »

Aging seminar: Aging and Loneliness

The Finnish institute in Japan’s aging seminar ”Aging and Loneliness” was held on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 14:00-19:00PM as a hybrid event at the Metsä Pavilion and online in Zoom. This seminar focused on the loneliness and well-being of the elderly and sharing ideas about the issues regarding the aging society both in Finland… Read more »

Schools on the Move webinar (March 10th, 2021)

Online seminar “Finnish Success Story: Schools on the Move -active school day, better results” What to learn more about the revolutionary new Finnish programme for the schools? How the increase in physical activity during the school day will give better learning results? Schools on the Move is a research-based programme for promoting physical activity in… Read more »

Schools on the Move webinar (November 26th, 2020)

  Join us in the Schools on the Move webinar November 26th, 2020 17:00-19:00PM in Zoom. PROGRAMME 17:00 Opening words – Anna-Maria Wiljanen, Director of the Finnish Institute in Japan 17.10-17.30 Success story 1: Schools on the Move programme, how it became a national success story in Finland – Antti Blom, Programme Director, National Agency… Read more »

Runeberg Torte Recipe

  Ingredients 125 g of unsalted butter 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 dl wheat flour 50 g of almond crumb 1.5 dl breadcrumbs 1.5 dl gingerbread crumbs a teaspoon of ground cardamom 1 egg, 1 dl sugar 1 dl of cream bitter almond oil raspberry jam punch or almond liqueur 1 dl icing sugar 1… Read more »