Embassy of Denmark in Finland

Embassy of Denmark in Finland Welcome to the Facebook site of Embassy of Denmark in Finland. We will tell you what's going on in Denmark and tip you about Danish events in Finland.

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20/11/2020
Arctic Future Challenge Award Show

The Arctic Future Challenge, a competition with the aim of strengthening entrepreneurship among the Arctic youth, culminates to an Award Show on Thursday 26 November! ❄️ The initiative was launched in spring 2020 in close cooperation by the governments of Denmark, Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands, and it has also been funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

49 nominees have been selected out of a total of over 400 nomiations as the finalists competing for an award in three different categories. Register for the online event via the link below, and join the celebration of young entrepreneurs in the Arctic! ☺️👉 http://www.arcticcircle.org/virtual/arctic-future-challenge/registration

Besides joining NASA's Artemis project and designing buildings on the Moon, the Danish architect Bjarke Ingels is also a...
09/11/2020
The Climate Is Breaking Down. Architect Bjarke Ingels Has a Masterplan for That

Besides joining NASA's Artemis project and designing buildings on the Moon, the Danish architect Bjarke Ingels is also addressing the impacts of climate change on Earth through sustainable architecture. 🌍🌿 Read the recently published TIME article to find out how!

Ingels' next project redesigns the planet to cut greenhouse emissions, clean up pollution and adapt to climate change

04/11/2020
Udenrigsministeriet

Ambassador Charlotte Laursen gave a brief overview of the current epidemic situation in Finland on Udenrigsministeriet's social media channels🇫🇮🇩🇰

I Finland er smittetrykket fortsat relativt lavt og stabilt. Alligevel er der indført en række restriktioner, og finnerne er gode til at overholde dem.

Det fortæller Danmarks ambassadør i Finland, Charlotte Lausen, her.

Find information om forskellige landes restriktioner og tiltag i forbindelse med corona på de danske ambassaders hjemmesider: http://um.dk/ambassaderne

29/10/2020

❗️🇩🇰: Ambassadens telefon og e-mail fungerer igen!

❗️🇬🇧: Phone and e-mail connections to the Embassy are up and running again!

29/10/2020

❗️🇩🇰: Grundet tekniske problemer er ambassadens telefon og e-mail i øjeblikket ude af drift. Vi arbejder på at løse problemet og vil oplyse her når forbindelsen er genoprettet. Vi beklager ulejligheden.

❗️🇬🇧: Due to technical problems, the Embassy's phone and e-mail connections are currently down. We are working on a solution and will inform once the connections are up and running again. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2020 Nordic Council prizes! 👏📚 Literature Prize: ’Hvem dödade bambi?’ by autho...
28/10/2020
Here are the winners of the Nordic Council prizes for 2020

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2020 Nordic Council prizes! 👏
📚 Literature Prize: ’Hvem dödade bambi?’ by author Monika Fagerholm 🇫🇮
📖 Children and Young People’s Literature Prize: ‘Vi är lajon!’ by author Jens Mattson 🇸🇪 & illustrator Jenny Lucander 🇫🇮
🎬 Film Prize: ‘Beware of Children’ by director Dag Johan Haugerud & producer Yngve Sæther 🇳🇴
🎼 Music Prize: ‘Konsertto neljäsosasävelaskelpianolle ja kamariorkesterille’ by composer Sampo Haapamäki 🇫🇮
🌿 Environment Prize: Jens-Kjeld Jensen 🇫🇴 for his efforts in putting the spotlight on the diversity of Faroese nature – he has helped to document more than 350 new species on the Faroe Islands.

Monika Fagerholm, Jens Mattsson, Jenny Lucander, Dag Johan Haugerud, Yngve Sæther, Sampo Haapamäki, and Jens-Kjeld Jensen have been awarded the Nordic Council prizes for 2020 at a digital awards ceremony on Tuesday evening. COVID-19 meant that the planned awards ceremony could no longer take place...

24/10/2020
UN 75th anniversary

Happy UN Day! 🇺🇳 🌍 Today marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, founded after the World War II on 24 October 1945.

Denmark was one of the 51 founding countries of the UN. In the video below the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jeppe Kofod, explains in 75 seconds why after 75 years the UN still has an important role for Denmark today.🇩🇰

It’s almost time for the annual Nordic Council’s prize award ceremony! 🇩🇰🇫🇴🇬🇱🇫🇮🇮🇸🇳🇴🇸🇪 The winners of the Nordic Council’...
23/10/2020
Nordic prizes 2020 – on TV and online

It’s almost time for the annual Nordic Council’s prize award ceremony! 🇩🇰🇫🇴🇬🇱🇫🇮🇮🇸🇳🇴🇸🇪 The winners of the Nordic Council’s prizes in the fields of culture and environment are announced during an online ceremony next week on Tuesday 27 October. You can tune in to follow the award ceremony at Nordic Council’s website. Find out more via the link below👇

On 27 October, the Nordic Council will award its annual prizes during a TV special broadcast throughout the Nordic Region. COVID-19 may have put a stopper to the traditional ceremony on Iceland, but the winners of the five prizes will be revealed at an online ceremony instead. The President of Icela...

What can Denmark and Finland learn from each other from the Covid-19 crisis? 🇩🇰🇫🇮This question is being focused at in a ...
21/10/2020
A post-pandemic path to success - Hanaholmen

What can Denmark and Finland learn from each other from the Covid-19 crisis? 🇩🇰🇫🇮

This question is being focused at in a webinar on Monday 26 October when Nobel laureate and Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics, emeritus, MIT Bengt Holmström, and Professor of Economics at Århus University, Torben M. Andersen, discuss the two countries’ approach to addressing the pandemic and paving the way towards a post-pandemic era.

The webinar is organised by the Finnish-Danish Cultural Foundation together with Hanaholmen - kulturcentrum för Sverige och Finland. Sign up via Hanaholmen's webpage! 👇

- What can Denmark and Finland learn from each other?

The Embassy would like to thank Rockwool Suomi for hosting a meeting with us in Vantaa today. The meeting provided a gre...
14/10/2020

The Embassy would like to thank Rockwool Suomi for hosting a meeting with us in Vantaa today. The meeting provided a great opportunity to discuss potential cooperation regarding sustainable construction and energy efficiency in buildings. ♻️ Looking forward to further collaboration with you in the future!☺️

Flere end 250.000 danskere bor i udlandet!🙋‍♀️🇩🇰Danias er et nyetableret netværk og en global platform, hvor udenlandsda...
13/10/2020
DANIAS – We unite global Danes

Flere end 250.000 danskere bor i udlandet!🙋‍♀️🇩🇰

Danias er et nyetableret netværk og en global platform, hvor udenlandsdanskere kan mødes, dele erfaringer og skabe fællesskaber. Danias skal som globalt fællesskab være med til at styrke den økonomiske udvikling i Danmark ved at forstærke samarbejdet med danskere bosat i hele verden. Du kan deltage i det globale netværk og læse mere her 👉 https://danias.dk/.

DANIAS is a place to meet, help each other, plan events, share knowledge, network and to help investment and business opportunities prosper.

In the fight against the climate change, Denmark has set the goal of reducing its emissions by 70% by 2030 and reaching ...
09/10/2020

In the fight against the climate change, Denmark has set the goal of reducing its emissions by 70% by 2030 and reaching climate neutrality by 2050. 🌍🌿 The Danish government has launched its global climate action strategy “A Green and Sustainable World", encompassing foreign, development and trade policies, and setting the direction for Denmark's international climate efforts. Read more about the strategy here 👉: https://um.dk/en/foreign-policy/new-climate-action-strategy/.

Danish design is now reaching for the Moon as the architecture company Bjarke Ingels Group joins NASA's 'Artemis' projec...
07/10/2020
Think BIG: how the Danish architecture firm is reaching for the stars! - The Post

Danish design is now reaching for the Moon as the architecture company Bjarke Ingels Group joins NASA's 'Artemis' project and starts working on designing the buildings of the very first 'permanent lunar habitat' on the Moon. 🌚

Bjarke Ingels unveils what is possibly his biggest ever challenge: habitable homes on the Moon by the end of the decade

01/10/2020

🇩🇰: Bemærk venligst, at den danske ambassade er lukket i dag torsdag d. 1. oktober kl. 13:45-14:45. ❗️
🇬🇧: Please note that the Embassy is temporarily closed today on 1 October at 13:45-14:45. ❗️

HS – Helsingin Sanomat interviewed the Danish-Norwegian artist duo Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset regarding their ex...
30/09/2020
Kuvataide | Taiteilijat muuttivat koko Espoon Emman parkkihalliksi, ja se kannattaa ehdottomasti nähdä – vain pakokaasun haju puuttuu

HS – Helsingin Sanomat interviewed the Danish-Norwegian artist duo Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset regarding their exhibition '2020' which turned EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art into a giant parking hall. 🚗

The Embassy had the pleasure of attending the opening of the exhibition last week, and this is a parking hall which we also warmly recommend you to spend some time in.☺️

Taiteilijaduo Elmgreen & Dragset ei tyydy täyttämään museoita teoksilla, vaan muuttavat mieluummin koko museon. Se saa meidät katsomaan taidetta toisin, he sanovat.

🇩🇰: Den finske regering har vedtaget nye indrejsevejledninger. Fra i morgen d. 19. september er det muligt at indrejse s...
18/09/2020
Guidelines for border traffic during pandemic from 24.8.2020 - The Finnish Border Guard

🇩🇰: Den finske regering har vedtaget nye indrejsevejledninger. Fra i morgen d. 19. september er det muligt at indrejse som turist til Finland fra lande med et smittetryk på under 25 tilfælde pr. 100.000 indbyggere i de seneste 14 dage.
Derudover bliver det muligt fra d. 23. november at forkorte de anbefalede 14 dages selvkarantæne med en tre trins test strategi. Du kan læse mere om de nye indrejsevejledninger på den finske grænsevagts hjemmeside: https://www.raja.fi/current_issues/guidelines_for_border_traffic

🇬🇧: The Finnish Government has decided on new travel restrictions. From tomorrow, 19 September onwards, it is possible to travel for leisure to Finland from countries with less than 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the previous 14 days.
As of 23 November, a new test-based strategy will make it possible to shorten the 14-day recommendation regarding quarantine period. For more information please visit the Finnish Border Guard's webpage: https://www.raja.fi/current_issues/guidelines_for_border_traffic

These instructions issued by the Finnish border guard provide passengers with information on the changes that apply to entry to Finland as of 24 August.

16/09/2020

A building in Copenhagen has recently received a new look after Finnish artist, Tuukka Tammisaari, created a mural decorating one of its walls. 😊

Are you interested in both trade promotion and politics? Would you like to work for Denmark in Finland? 🇩🇰 🇫🇮 If yes, th...
15/09/2020

Are you interested in both trade promotion and politics? Would you like to work for Denmark in Finland? 🇩🇰 🇫🇮 If yes, then you might be our new colleague!

The Embassy is now hiring a Junior Commercial & Political Advisor to work with a wide range of tasks in both trade sector and political affairs. Send your application by 5 October. For more information, please see the job advertisment on our webpage: https://finland.um.dk/da/om-os/ledige-stillinger/junior-commercial-and-political-advisor-for-the-embassy-of-denmark-in-helsinki/.

📷: Colourbox

15 September marks the International Day of Democracy! 💪 Did you know that the framework for Danish demoracy is the Dani...
15/09/2020
International Day of Democracy | United Nations

15 September marks the International Day of Democracy! 💪
Did you know that the framework for Danish demoracy is the Danish Constitution from 1849, which is one of the oldest constitutions in the world? 🇩🇰

As the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis has led to several social, political and legal challenges, the UN has dedicated the International Day of Democracy to highlight democracy in the context of the pandemic. Read more here: https://www.un.org/en/observances/democracy-day. 🇺🇳

The International Day of Democracy provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. Democracy is as much a process as a goal, and only with the full participation of and support by the international community, national governing bodies, civil society and individuals, can the id...

It was a pleasure to host Deputy Mayor of Urban Environment, Anni Sinnemäki, and Director of the Urban Environment Divis...
11/09/2020

It was a pleasure to host Deputy Mayor of Urban Environment, Anni Sinnemäki, and Director of the Urban Environment Division, Mikko Aho, from the City of Helsinki for breakfast at the Danish residence this morning ☕️

Thank you for the great discussions regarding opportunities for Danish businesses in the rapidly developing urban areas in Helsinki. It was especially interesting to hear about the exciting initiatives concerning the Eteläranta museum area that will be subject to significant development processes in the coming years!

Skal du i praktik i foråret 2021? Så søger vi en handels, politisk og arktisk praktikant. Husk at sende din ansøgning se...
11/09/2020

Skal du i praktik i foråret 2021? Så søger vi en handels, politisk og arktisk praktikant. Husk at sende din ansøgning senest søndag d. 13. september!😊

Den danske ambassade søger nu også en arktisk praktikant til foråret 2021! ☺️ Stillingen vil have et særligt fokus på Arktis, rigsfælleskabet og Nordisk samarbejde. Ved et praktikophold på den danske ambassade i Finland, vil du få erfaring med en bred vifte af opgaver og samtidig få mulighed for at bo i skønne Helsinki. 🇫🇮🇩🇰

Vær opmærksom på, at vi også søger en praktikant til handels- og politisk-økonomisk afdeling. Læs mere her om alle tre praktikantstillinger: https://finland.um.dk/da/om-os/praktik/. Ansøgningsfrist er d. 13 september.

📷: Colourbox

Old friends and new acquaintances of Danish cinema are treated to four feature films at Helsinki International Film Fest...
09/09/2020

Old friends and new acquaintances of Danish cinema are treated to four feature films at Helsinki International Film Festival - Love & Anarchy on 17 to 27 September!
🔸Psychosia, directed by Marie Grahtø: https://hiff.fi/elokuvat/psychosia/
🔸Shorta, directed by Anders Ølholm & Frederik Louis Hviid: https://hiff.fi/elokuvat/shorta/
🔸Uncle, the Danish nominee of the Nordic Council Film Prize, directed by Frelle Petersen: https://hiff.fi/elokuvat/uncle/
🔸Wildland, directed by Jeanette Nordahl: https://hiff.fi/elokuvat/wildland/

Today, 5 September, marks the Flag Day. 🇩🇰🇩🇰 Denmark pays tribute to the outstanding efforts of Danes who are or have be...
05/09/2020

Today, 5 September, marks the Flag Day. 🇩🇰🇩🇰 Denmark pays tribute to the outstanding efforts of Danes who are or have been deployed abroad on international missions – soldiers, civil servants, and rescue and health care workers, among others. The Flag Day is celebrated all over Denmark, and in Copenhagen, the day is commemorated with an official wreath depositing ceremony, and a memorial service for the Danes who have fallen in service abroad.

📷: Christian Sundsdal

Interested in design? Join a series of panel discussions on Danish design tomorrow, on 4 September, as Creative Denmark,...
03/09/2020

Interested in design? Join a series of panel discussions on Danish design tomorrow, on 4 September, as Creative Denmark, Lifestyle & Design Cluster, and 3daysofdesign are live-streaming four different sessions of Design Talks from 10:00 to 16:00 (11:00 to 17:00 Finnish time). Read more about the specific themes, and sign up here 👉 https://3daysofdesign.dk/virtualroom/.

This week, the Embassy had the pleasure of hosting a business lunch at the Danish residence in Helsinki for representati...
28/08/2020

This week, the Embassy had the pleasure of hosting a business lunch at the Danish residence in Helsinki for representatives from six Danish companies: Ramboll, Danfoss, Danske Bank, Rockwool, Lundbeck, and Carlsberg.

We had a chance to exchange views on how the pandemic has affected Danish businesses, and to discuss the possibilities for Danish export in the Finnish market. 🇩🇰🇫🇮 Thank you for the great meeting and fruitful discussions!

Den danske ambassade søger nu også en arktisk praktikant til foråret 2021! ☺️ Stillingen vil have et særligt fokus på Ar...
27/08/2020

Den danske ambassade søger nu også en arktisk praktikant til foråret 2021! ☺️ Stillingen vil have et særligt fokus på Arktis, rigsfælleskabet og Nordisk samarbejde. Ved et praktikophold på den danske ambassade i Finland, vil du få erfaring med en bred vifte af opgaver og samtidig få mulighed for at bo i skønne Helsinki. 🇫🇮🇩🇰

Vær opmærksom på, at vi også søger en praktikant til handels- og politisk-økonomisk afdeling. Læs mere her om alle tre praktikantstillinger: https://finland.um.dk/da/om-os/praktik/. Ansøgningsfrist er d. 13 september.

📷: Colourbox

The Danish film 'Wildland' (Kød & blod), starring Sidse Babett Knudsen, most famous for her role as the Danish Prime Min...
26/08/2020
Wildland

The Danish film 'Wildland' (Kød & blod), starring Sidse Babett Knudsen, most famous for her role as the Danish Prime Minister in the hit series 'Borgen', is screened at Espoo Ciné International Film Festival next week! 🤩 For screening details, see the festival's website👇

Perhe on tärkein! Äidin dramaattisen kuoleman jälkeen 17-vuotias Ida muuttaa tätinsä ja serkkujensa luo. Uusi koti on rakkauden täyttämä, mutta kodin seinien ulkopuolella perhe paljastuu julmuuksia kaihtamattomaksi rikollisjoukoksi.

Den 10. november 2020 er der kommunalvalg på Færøerne. 🇫🇴 Du kan nu afgive din brevstemme til kommunalvalget ved personl...
25/08/2020

Den 10. november 2020 er der kommunalvalg på Færøerne. 🇫🇴 Du kan nu afgive din brevstemme til kommunalvalget ved personligt fremmøde på Danmarks ambassade i Helsinki eller på et af de danske konsulater. Vær opmærksom på, at stemmen skal afgives i god tid grundet leveringstid til Færøerne.

For mere information se ambassadens hjemmeside: https://finland.um.dk/da/om-os/nyheder/newsdisplaypage/?newsID=B07101EA-C2E2-485F-890F-82352E4B0579.

📷: Knud Erik Christensen / Colourbox

Happy Copenhagen Pride Week! 🏳️‍🌈❤️
20/08/2020

Happy Copenhagen Pride Week! 🏳️‍🌈❤️

Happy Copenhagen Pride Week 🏳️‍🌈☀️ We celebrate the week with some great news: The number of gay marriages and registered partnerships keeps on rising in Denmark, and there are now twice as many as in 2010 👨‍❤️‍👨👩‍❤️‍👩

Did you know that Denmark was the first country in world to legalise same-sex registered partnerships back in 1989, and that same-sex marriage has been legal in Denmark since 2012? 🌈❤️

🇩🇰: Den finske regering genindfører fra d. 24. august restriktioner for indrejsende fra Danmark. Rejser fra Danmark til ...
19/08/2020
Government tightens travel restrictions at internal and external borders -

🇩🇰: Den finske regering genindfører fra d. 24. august restriktioner for indrejsende fra Danmark. Rejser fra Danmark til Finland er kun tilladt med særlige formål, bl.a. erhvervs formål eller familie besøg. Dog vær opmærksom på, at der ved indrejse fra Danmark anbefales 14 dages selvkarentæne. For mere information se den finske grænsekontrols hjemmeside: https://www.raja.fi/current_issues/guidelines_for_border_traffic.

🇬🇧: The Finnish government reintroduces entry restrictions for Denmark as of 24 August. Travelling from Denmark is allowed only with specific reasons, e.g. work-related travels or family visits. Please note that a voluntary 14-day quarantine is also recommended when travelling from Denmark to Finland. For more information, please visit the Finnish Border Control’s webpage: https://www.raja.fi/current_issues/guidelines_for_border_traffic.

In its negotiations yesterday on 18 August, the Government decided on border traffic restrictions. Restrictions on internal and external border traffic will be reinstated based on an epidemiological assessment.

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