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Wallis is Kimi Räikkönen's karaoke bar in Helsinki?

Some time ago it was reported that Kimi Räikkönen, the Formula 1 World Champion, is opening a Karaoke in Helsinki. Since that there have been no reports of this, but there is now a Karaoke Bar Wallis on the rumored loca…



Black Metal in Finland Documentary

The Eternal Flame of Gehenna is a documentary directed by Sami Kettunen, which deals with Finnish black metal music. It was premiered at the Night Visions Film Festival in October 2011. The film includes interviews from…


Uber shuts down in Finland

The ride sharing service Uber has ceased operations in Finland for now. The company has been operating in the Nordic country for some years, and during this time has been facing controversy. In a public announcement the…


City of Helsinki bans Drones in the City Center

Drones have risen in popularity in the world. In Finland and abroad they continue to be a source of controversy as well. Invading privacy and causing dangerous situations, especially in areas where aviation is done. The…