Lappi, Finland Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lappi, Finland.

Results 1 - 20 of 95 in Lappi, Finland

  1. Watch Finnish hoons drift a Porsche, a motorcycle and a snowmobile on iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Autoblog

    We're figure the guys in Finland's Stunt Freaks Team see this video as three minutes of freewheeling snow drifting with a Triumph Daytona motorcycle on snow tires, a Porsche 911 GT3 rally car and a Polaris RMK snowmobile. We, however, like to think of it as a mini-documentary on the winter habits of bipedal Finnish mammals, who display a curious set of winter habits that fascinate us no matter how many times we see them.


  2. A salute to a grandmotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    "There is something very heartbreakingly divine about hearing of and seeing a life so well-rounded, so magnificent even if it is from afar ... But grandma is now back home. RIP," and with these words the lovely Masaba Gupta bid farewell to her grandmother Gretel Richards, mother of the legendary cricketer Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.


  3. War-time grenade stops debarking line at Stora Ensoa s Veitsiluoto mill in FinlandRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | RISI

    Stora Enso literally avoided a blast from the past when it stopped the debarking line at its Veitsiluoto mill in Kemi, northern Finland, for several hours on January 26, after a grenade was found in a tree trunk. Pulp and paper production was not affected, mill director Juha Makimattila said.


  4. Winter City Shake-Up hits Edmonton next week as unseasonably warm weather continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    Baby Isaac, cutest dude in the room, finally opens his eyes, fidgets and yawns, blissfully unaware he's just made medical history. The vertical scar on his tiny chest is fading rapidly, along with the big worries of his parents, Calgarians Matt and Shandra Tymchuk, who just can't stop smiling at their wobbly four-month old.


  5. Jori Hulkonnen readies LP as Nuclear Winter GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Resident Advisor

    Jori Hulkkonen has written a self-titled album under the alias Nuclear Winter Garden. That's also the name of a long-running outdoor party organized by the polymath Finnish artist, which happens in his hometown of Kemi at a museum that dates all the way back to the 14th century.


  6. Finnish man's rink rivals Rideau SkatewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | CNews

    Sami Paivike, who owns a Finnish tourism company in Rovaniemi on the Article Circle, made a rink three times the length of the Rideau skateway and he did it by himself. "I took my ATV on the ice and made a hockey rink for the children," said Paivike, who lives off the shore of Kemijoki River, where temperatures drop to -40 C. "I had some time off in between Christmas and New Year's, so I thought this would give my kids something to do."


  7. Finnish man's rink rivals Rideau Canal SkatewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The London Free Press

    Large crowds on the Rideau Canal Skateway on Family Day in Ottawa on the final day of Winterlude. February 17, 2014.


  8. Pohjola Safety Award given to Levi Ski ResortRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 |

    For the first time, Pohjola Insurance's National Workplace Safety Award was granted to a tourism enterprise. The winner is Levi Ski Resort.


  9. "DIY Dog Grooming, From Puppy Cuts to Best in Show," by Author Jorge Bendersky now in FinlandRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 15, 2015 - ROVANIEMI, Finland -- Jorge Bendersky is a celebrity dog groomer in New York City and the Author of: "DIY Dog Grooming, From Puppy Cuts to Best in Show, Everything you Need to Know." Bendersky is excited to announce that his best-selling book is now launching in Finland! Brushing Fido's hair, clipping his nails and cleaning his teeth regularly will help him look his best, but it's also essential for his overall wellbeing and health.For many Finns, their dog is not only a member of their family, but a whole lifestyle with shows, training, sports trials and being involved in canine clubs locally or nationally.


  10. Finland's Sami Paivike builds Rideau Canal-rivalling 25 kilometre rinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | CBC News

    A Finnish man has single-handedly cleared an outdoor skating rink more than three times longer than Ottawa's Rideau Canal Skateway. Sami Paivike is a tourism company CEO living in Rovaniemi, a northern Finnish city directly located on the Arctic Circle.


  11. Finnish man makes giant ice rinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | BBC News

    A Finnish man has voluntarily ploughed miles of snow from a frozen lake so that local people can enjoy ice skating, it's reported. Equipped with his own personal snow plough, Sami Paivike cleared a route of about 25km to make a giant ice rink on Lake Kemijoki, in Finland's northernmost Lapland province, the Yle news website reports .


  12. Christmas tourism to Finland's Arctic boasts fifth year of growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Charter flights to airports in Rovaniemi, KittilA and Kuusamo brought in more foreign travelers than had been predicted in November. Lapland Safaris, a tour operator in Rovaniemi offering snowmobile, reindeer and dog sled adventures, attracted more British tourists in 2014 than in the previous year.


  13. Click to CommentRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 |

    EXCLUSIVE: T'is the season to laugh, share, love and exchange gifts - Well our television stars definitely are following the Christmas tradition religiously BollywoodLife caught up with a few television stars to find out who their best friends in tellyland are and what gift they would like to give them on Christmas eve. Here's what they said Anuj Sachdeva : I'd like to give Angad Hasija a gold bracelet, Kinshuk Mahajan ko Sai Baba painting.


  14. Why Christmas Is Huge in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Atlantic

    There's a joke going around: "Santa Claus was descending into China from the sky. Due to the heavy smog, he fell to the ground, but no one dared help him up.


  15. Lapping up the festivitiesRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Northern Echo

    A Generic Photo of Frozen planet under a full moon. See PA Feature TRAVEL Lapland.


  16. Santa Claus begins his Christmas journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 |

    A man dressed as Santa Claus leaves for his annual Christmas journey from the Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland December 23, 2014. REUTERS/Laura Haapamaki/Lehtikuva THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.


  17. Growing popularity of Christmas on mainland sparks Lapland tourism boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    Xi Jinping, who made a three-day visit to Finland as vice-president in 2010, meets Santa Claus during a trip to Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle. Photo: SCMP As Hong Kong turns on its Christmas lights, the mainland is also getting into the festive spirit with a growing number of events starring the jolly man in red.


  18. Santa Claus ham radio station active until year's endRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 |

    Between December 19 and 31, two Finnish stations - OF9X and OH9SCL - are operating from Rovaniemi, Lapland, the legendary home of Santa and his workshop, Among other operators, Santa himself - known locally as Father Christmas - is at the mike, and invites children of all ages to make contact from their remote tundra location. The stations are transmitting on or around the frequency of 14225 kHz, as well as others that include voice, Morse code and radio teletype modes, according to the Radio Arcala website.


  19. Award winning speaker launches BOOK on kickstarter about making dreams come trueRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 21, 2014 - ROVANIEMI, Finland -- Rovaniemi, Finland - DECEMBER 2014- Andre Noel Chaker, a Canadian author and award winning speaker in Finland, is proud to launch his latest book "Santa's Dream" on Kickstarter. This is an epic story that inspires families and teaches children how dreams come true.


  20. Preps underway in Finland's Santa Claus villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Times of India

    Santa Claus is making final preparations at his popular village at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Finland before heading off on his globe-trotting trip on Christmas Eve.