WHAT IS FINLAND FAMOUS FOR?

Nature

Finland's nature is beautiful and calming. Its varied landscapes include forests and open waters, often in a scenic interplay.
Every year in winter you can see the northern lights and many visitors come to see them here. In Posio there isn't a typical polar night (kaamos), but it is very dark in midwinter.

Posio's best places to visit are Riisitunturi and Korouoma.

Riisitunturi is a nationalpark where you can go hiking, you can look at the views and sights. The park is well-known for creating a damp climate from its slopes. Riisitunturi was chosen. as the result of a public vote, the outing destination of the year in Finland in 2010.
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Korouoma is an ice fall paradise. The Korouoma area offers opportunities for exploring nature, fishing and cultural history of nature.
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Sports

Teemu Selänne, a famous Finnish ice hockey player.
Born:1970
He played for example in Winnipeg Jets and Anaheim Ducks.
He is a Stanley Cup winner ande he has got medals in olympic games and world championships.
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Jari Litmanen is a Finnish football player
born: 20 February 1971
Litmanen is widely considered to be Finland's greatest football player of all time.
During his club career, Litmanen represented Reipas, HJK, MyPa and Lahti in Finland, and Ajax, Barcelona, Liverpool, Hansa Rostock and Malmö FF abroad.
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Kimi Räikkönen is a Finnish racing driver currently driving for Ferrari in Formula One.
Born: 17 October 1979
He won the F1 Drivers' Championship with Ferrari in 2007.
Räikkönen's move to Ferrari in 2007 saw him secure his first Formula One World Drivers' Championship, beating McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso by one point, as well as becoming one of the few drivers to win in their first season with Ferrari. In 2008 he equalled the record for fastest laps in a season, for the second time.
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Jari-Matti Latvala is a Finnish rally driver competing in the World Rally Championship.
born: 3 April 1985
Latvala began driving when he was eight years old, after receiving a Ford Escort from his father Jari Latvala, also a rally driver and 1994 national champion in the Group N class. At the age of ten, Latvala started practicing with an Opel Ascona on a frozen lake.
Latvala's first world rally was the 2002 Rally Great Britain at the age of 17. He finished in 17th position with a Mitsubish Lancer Evolution VI. In 2003, Latvala competed in four WRC events with a Ford Focus WRC, finishing tenth at the Acropolis Rally, 17th at the Rallye Deutschland, 14th at the Neste Oil Rally Finland and tenth at the Rally Great Britain.

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Music

¤ Lordi are a Finnish hard rock/heavy metal band. The band made history in 2006 by becoming the first and still today the only, hard rock acat nd finnish artist to win the Eurovision song contest.

lordi.jpg¤ HIM is a Finnish gothic rock band from Helsinki, Finland.
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¤ALMA is a Finnish singer and songwriter.
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¤Children of bodom is a Finnish extreme metal band from Espoo.
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¤Stratovarius is a Finnish power metal band.
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