Kirsikka Paakkinen

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Movie Cameras Keep Rolling in Lapland’s Polar Night

Polar Night, more accurately described as Polar twilight is a time of intense colors in the sky; blue dusk and dawn, pink, orange and purple twilights.

First-Snow Lapland: Fine for Filming

There is something universally magical and exciting about the first snow of the winter. Once it arrives, the snow cover lasts up to seven months.

Wilderness Hotel Nellim - Sámi Culture and Hidden Wilderness Huts

Wilderness Hotel Nellim resorts can accommodate up to 600 people in their four authentic styled hotels, just a half an hour ride from the airport of Ivalo.

Light Up Your Life with Aurora Borealis!

The Northern Lights viewing season in the north lasts from September through to April, Finnish Lapland is one of the best places on the planet to see them.

Ruska - Lapland’s Autumn Festival of Color

During the time of ruska in the autumn the shrubs, plants and trees of the tundra transform into a spectacular blaze of reds and oranges.

The Land of Reindeer

There are more reindeer (200 000) than people (180 000) in Lapland. The area for reindeer husbandry covers over one third of Finland’s total area.

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