Friday Fun: Views on Finland

This Friday fun is about Finland, the country I live in. Finland, officially the Republic of Finland,  is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, Russia to the east, and Estonia to the south across the Gulf of Finland. lists things to love and hate in Finland.

As of 2013, Finland’s population was around 5.5 million, with the majority concentrated in its southern regions. The majority of people living in the Republic of Finland consider Finnish as their first language. Learn how to deal with Finnish people by knowing how they think article describes quiet behavior all around because “Finns are quiet – we prefer to listen.”.

Jimmy Kimmel Chats with His Studio Audience (Guys from Finland) that sound like stereotypical Finnish people:

Not all people in Finland are very quiet, here is one outgoing person from Finand:
The Multilingual Gibberish Girl – Ellen Show April 7, 2014

Here is one video in which Conan O’Brien comments Finland (there are more videos on same theme):

The Friday report on Finland would not be complete without this: Here’s a collection of strips from a Finnish newspaper strip, “Fingerpori”, translated into English


  1. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Finnish Matrix

    will you choose the red one or the blue one?

  2. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Icelandic standup about Nordic neighbours in general and Finnish language in particular


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