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Helsinki Cathedral, Lutheran Church or White Church in Helsinki

Posted 6th-January-2009 at 10:53 PM by Aleksis Kivi

One of the main attractions in Helsinki is Helsinki Cathedral and was build between 1830-1852 and was originally designed by Carl Ludvig Engel.

Every year the church gets around 350.000 visitors.

The church replaced a church which has been build previousle at the same spot. Its' name was Church of Ulrika Eleonora.

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Biggest gold mine in Europe

Posted 18th-December-2008 at 10:11 PM by Aleksis Kivi
Updated 16th-February-2009 at 02:30 PM by Aleksis Kivi
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The biggest Gold mine in Europe is located in Kittilä - Finland
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Johan Julius Christian "Jean" - "Janne" Sibelius

Posted 16th-December-2008 at 10:33 PM by Aleksis Kivi
Updated 21st-December-2008 at 09:28 AM by Aleksis Kivi

Johan Julius Christian "Jean" - "Janne" Sibelius

8 December 1865–20 September 1957

Finnish composer of the later Romantic period and one of the most notable composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity.

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How to find a Job in Finland

Posted 5th-December-2008 at 11:40 PM by Aleksis Kivi
Updated 25th-February-2009 at 06:48 PM by Aleksis Kivi

What should you consider If you are looking for a Job in Finland?
Finding a Job in Finland might be one of the most difficult tasks if you can't speak Finnish and if you have a profession where you might face quite a lot of competition from Finns. If you just come to Finland to search for a Job from here, you should consider to take any Job at the beginning, especially if you are qualified in a Business related field or if you don't have a lot of experience.

Where start looking find a Job if you are in Finland?
The best places to start looking for a Job if your profession is not on high demand are either to ask in Bars and Hotels if you can work as a waiter or help out in the kitchen - especially in those Bars which are managed by foreigners - or to contact cleaning companies. Once you got such a job you can be more relaxed and try to find your dream job.

The best place where you can look up for jobs in Finland are the Internet and Newspapers. You can find a list of the best places to find a Job in Finland on the www.FinlandLive.Info Link Directory.

Secure yourself in case you get unemployed
The most important thing which you should consider if you have found a job in Finland is that you should secure yourself for the event that you get unemployed. The Finnish Unemployment Office only pays you around 450 EUR per month if you get unemployed. However, if you have joined a Union in Finland and have paid your membership...
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Skiing and Cross country Skiing - Ylläs (Yllästunturi) - Lapland

Posted 27th-November-2008 at 11:08 AM by Aleksis Kivi
Updated 27th-November-2008 at 11:12 AM by Aleksis Kivi

Ylläs is the highest fell in Finland with an height of 718 metres.

In the Ylläs area there are:
  • 330 kilometres (210 mi) cross-country skiing tracks, 38 kilometres (24 mi) of which are lit
  • 61 ski slopes
  • 29 ski lifts

The nearest railway station is at Kolari and the nearest airport is at Kittilä airport.

Link: Ylläs

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