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Join me as I discover different aspects of life in Etelä-Pohjanmaa, by visiting the region with a different ‘guide’ for each episode of the show. https://explorefinlandpodcast.com

Explore Finland – Explore Finland Radio Show Mark Wiltshear

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Join me as I discover different aspects of life in Etelä-Pohjanmaa, by visiting the region with a different ‘guide’ for each episode of the show. https://explorefinlandpodcast.com

    “Ammunition, Fascism, Photography” A Few Steps Through the History of Lapua

    “Ammunition, Fascism, Photography” A Few Steps Through the History of Lapua

    Episode 44 As part of my guided tour around Culture Centre ‘Vanha Paukku’ in Lapua, we stop for an extended visit in the Lapuanjoki Museum. Museum Director, Sakari Hanhimäki and Cultural Director, Susanna Oversteyns regale me with historical tales of Espionage, Poisoning, Fascism, An Attempted Coup… and Photography!? Includes an intriguing revelation from Susanna’s family history. … Continue reading “Ammunition, Fascism, Photography” A Few Steps Through the History of Lapua

    A Guided Tour of Culture Centre ‘Vanha Paukku’ in Lapua

    A Guided Tour of Culture Centre ‘Vanha Paukku’ in Lapua

    Episode 43 Part one of a two-part episode, I undertake a tour of the Kulttuurikeskus ‘Vanha Paukku’ with two expert guides; Susanna Oversteyns, Cultural Director and Sakari Hanhimäki, Museum Director. HUGE thanks also to Anu Haavisto, Leena Sarjola and Anniina Kivimäki for the impromptu, live performance of some haunting Finnish folk music. Mahtava! Play the … Continue reading A Guided Tour of Culture Centre ‘Vanha Paukku’ in Lapua

    Visit Seinäjoki #3: Exciting Days Out for Families & Teenagers at Theme Parks & Activity Centres

    Visit Seinäjoki #3: Exciting Days Out for Families & Teenagers at Theme Parks & Activity Centres

      Download MP3 File of #VisitSeinajoki – Exciting Days Out for Families and Teenagers at Theme Parks and Activity Centres Original Blog Posts 5 Exciting Days Out at Nearby Theme Parks & Activity Centres 5 Events & Activities for teenagers 5 Summer Sports & Games in the Seinäjoki Region

    Finnish rugby. Seinäjoki Rugby. Snow Rugby!

    Finnish rugby. Seinäjoki Rugby. Snow Rugby!

    Episode 42 I speak with Olli-Pekka Tuomaala & James McDade from Seinäjoki Rugby club talk about rugby in Finland; the history of the game in Finland, the development of rugby in Finland as a summer contact sport and how Finland is no longer the worst National rugby team. We also discuss the annual snow rugby … Continue reading Finnish rugby. Seinäjoki Rugby. Snow Rugby!

    #VisitSeinäjoki: Shopping For Interesting Gifts and Locally-produced Textiles

    #VisitSeinäjoki: Shopping For Interesting Gifts and Locally-produced Textiles

    Listen to the show Download MP3 File of #VisitSeinäjoki – Shopping For Interesting Gifts & Locally-produced Textiles Original #VisitSeinäjoki Blog Posts: Top 5 Shops in & around Seinäjoki 5 Places to Buy Locally Made Homewares and Textiles Links: https://visitseinajoki.fi/en/ Textile Manufacturers Jokipiin Pellava Lapuan Kankurit Amfora Design from Scandinavia Lankava Shops Rustoopuori Craft Shop Holmström … Continue reading #VisitSeinäjoki: Shopping For Interesting Gifts and Locally-produced Textiles

    A Guided Tour of Kyrö Whisky and Gin Distillery

    A Guided Tour of Kyrö Whisky and Gin Distillery

    Episode 41 In part two of a two-part episode, I speak with Kalle Valkonen , Co-Founder and Head Distiller at Kyrö Distillery. He gives me a personal tour of the distillery, taking me step-by-step through the distilling processes of both Kyrö Rye Whisky & Kyrö Napue Gin and answering questions, such as: What is malting? … Continue reading A Guided Tour of Kyrö Whisky and Gin Distillery

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Excellent show

Excellent show, hosted by an excellent guy. For anyone interested in Finland (culture, history, traditions, food, language, etc.), this is the podcast for you!

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