Helsinki by Pan Jianfeng and Taru Salminen

Two EARS on Helsinki 2015 speakers share their Helsinki essentials by name dropping 3 of their favourite things about the Finnish capital.

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Pan Jianfeng     

1. Blueberries

Picking blueberries under the evening sun

 2. Evening sun

Evening sunshine is something you should never miss in Finland.

 1 + 2 = 3. The nature

The best way to experience the evening sun is to be in nature, picking blueberries for example. Blueberries are nature’s best gift in Finnish summer.

South Korea’s most famous Finn, tv-celebrity and an entrepreneur based in Seoul.

Taru Salminen     

1. The ocean

The Baltic Sea is an essential part of the Nordic scenery.

2. Intimacy

Even though Helsinki is a capital city, it still has the certain small town feeling to it.

3. Internationality

Helsinki is an international city where it’s possible to exchange ideas about differences between various cultures.