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  SEA: the Finnish Film Archive: Starring: the Finnish People
For the first time there were two equally strong producers in the country which did not only compete for market shares but were also striving toward hegemony in defining the essence of national cinema and its audience.
Furthermore, the goal is to explore the more polyphonic features among the films, the audiences and patterns of spectatorship as well as the concept of national cinema itself by means of case studies of film analyses, archival material, film reviews and other contemporary written accounts.
Suomi-Filmi and SF influenced essentially not only the formation of the Finnish film industry in the 1930's but also the way the system continued all the way up to the early 60's, even, I believe, the way it stands these days (whether this be a case of seeking for models or repression).
www.sea.fi /english/laine_starring.html   (1870 words)

  Euromosaic - Finnish in Sweden (Tornedalen)
After the introduction of Tornedalen Finnish in the classroom during the 80s, the number of pupils studying Finnish in primary schools increased to 2,000, as the teaching of standard Finnish was perceived as foreign and alien to the local language.
This decrease in the transmission and in the use of Finnish in Tornedalen was mainly due to the loss of population and the influence of the nation-wide mass-media.
Finnish is generally associated with low status (both cultural and socio-economic) whereas Swedish is regarded as the prestigious language, and about half of the population claims that bilingualism is associated with stigma and thus a burden for the speakers.
www.uoc.edu /euromosaic/web/document/fines/an/i2/i2.html   (3739 words)

  Finnish people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The terms Finns and Finnish people are used both to refer to an ethnic group historically associated with Finland or Fennoscandia and to the present-day citizens or residents of Finland.
Kvens (ethnic Finns in Norway), Tornedalians (ethnic Finns indigenous to northernmost Sweden) and evangelic-lutheran Ingrian Finns are considered to belong to the Finnish people.
In Finnish linguistic usage and mindset, the Finnish people (Finnish: suomalaiset) are a nation with two languages, Finnish (in Finland circa 92% of the population) and Swedish (in Finland circa 5.5% of the population).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Finnish_people   (1673 words)

 º º Sauna Bath - Finnish Sauna
Finnish sauna is used for relaxing the body and mind.
Although people go nude in a sauna but if you are not comfortable with it you can wear a bathing suit or wrap around a towel.
The temperature in a Finnish sauna is usually between 60 degrees to 110 degrees although the ideal temperature is 85 degrees
www.saunaguide.org /finnish-sauna.php   (667 words)

 Finnish History Culture and Language: Origin of Finnish People
Some Finnish people, and especially Estonians, have a keen interest in their relatives to the east with whom many still feel some kinship ties.
Finnish history and culture that are presented in these pages is set against a background of the other Finno-Ugric people.
Finnish written history is only from the second millennium, but fortunately the Finns have a strong oral tradition going back to the ice ages.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Parthenon/3818/finnugr.html   (856 words)

 History of Finland and the Finnish People from ice age to WWII.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
And the Slavic (as nice people as they might be) historians cannot, unfortunately, be trusted with even their own history let alone that of another ethnic group, due to their documented omission and falsification of history to glorify themselves at the expense of other ethnic groups.
Most Hungarians say their people knew about this southern area for hundreds of years before they actually migrated to settle there, but they waited for the right time to make their move, due to the necessity of fighting off the continuing invasions from the east.
Place-names were systematically changed to Russian equivalents, and even people's names were not always recorded in their own language but were changed to Russian equivalents so that tracing people from death certificates or old graves is difficult or impossible (especially during the so-called purges, "mass murders" in reality).
peacecountry0.tripod.com /earlyfin.htm   (9092 words)

 Finnish - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Finnish is the länguage öf thöse whö häve cömpleted, ättåined, ceäsed, ended, terminäted, wräpped-up, executed, ånd generälly culminäted.
Finnish, I think, was invented by an ancient king who commanded the people in his dominion to speak like him upon the penalty of death.
Finnish is related to Hungarian by a previous marriage.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Finnish   (856 words)

 Civic and Political Activities of the Finnish People of Quincy
In the Police Department the Finnish people are represented by Thomas Kantola, the first appointee, and William Bjornholm, appointed by Mayor Gustave B. Bates; George Lindgren, appointed by Mayor Perley E. Barbour; and Carl Seppala, appointed by Mayor Thomas J. McGrath.
During the last Presidential campaign a Finnish organization was effected at a luncheon held in the Chamber of Commerce Building in Boston in the interest of Herbert Hoover and Mr.
Matson has always respected the people of his national origin and has done everything in his power to further their interests and urged them to interest themselves in civic and community affairs.
www.genealogia.fi /emi/art/article186e.htm   (857 words)

 The Finnish People of Webster's Corners
But they were young and brimming with enthusiasm and vigor, and they toiled and struggled with typical Finnish 'sisu' (a particular kind of stubborn determination and fortitude) to build their dream.
One of the first buildings to be added to the existing ones was a long building with a dining room and kitchen at one end, the indispensable sauna at the opposite end, and a changing room in the middle.
The Finnish population was becoming assimilated into the community with only a small proportion being of the first generation.
www.genealogia.fi /emi/art/article220e.htm   (4232 words)

 Finnish Cuisine - CookbookWiki
The Finnish cuisine is characterized by healthiness, as the whole grain and the berries are used frequently.
People utilize the whole grain from Rye, Oats and Barley.
People try to enhance their cooking methods, in order to obtain the best foods, which have a good taste and also a great visual effect.
www.cookbookwiki.com /Finnish_Cuisine   (849 words)

 Lenin: The Protest of the Finnish People
The petition was presented to the Finnish Senate on September 17 (30), 1901, for submission to the tsar.
Today, thousands and thousands of Finnish citizens are deprived of this right, for the new Military Service Act compels them to serve in Russian units and converts military service into suffering for those sons of our country who will he forcibly drafted into these units, alien to them in language, religion, manners, and customs.
The Diet, which expresses the opinion of the people, has proved Finland’s readiness to increase its share in the defence of the state as far as it is in its power, on the condition that the juridical position of the Finnish troops as a Finnish institution is preserved.
marxists.org /archive/lenin/works/1901/sep/17.htm   (1596 words)

 Finnish - Heritage Community Foundation
The Finnish Society of Edmonton is one of numerous Finnish groups in Canada associated with the Finnish-Canadian Cultural Federation.
Some Finnish cultural dishes are mammi, an orange flavoured Easter pudding made with malt and flour; pulla, a sweet coffee bread, and piirakka, a leaf-shaped pastry stuffed with rice.
Finnish Canadians have a long tradition of organizing amateur sports clubs and are especially active in developing cross-country skiing, track and field and gymnastics.
www.abheritage.ca /albertans/people/finnish.html   (788 words)

 URALICA: FINNO-UGRIC PEOPLE: Volga Finns: history of Finnish Related People
The Finnish education system is ranked number one in the world, and the Swedes' is well down the list, so what criteria should we use for "superiority?" People are definitely not all equal.
Instead of respecting the Finno-ugric people's right to their language and culture, they are tirelessly, pervasively wanting to crush everything in sight that is not Russian, does not speak the Russian language.
The relative composition of Mari people are: Mountain Mari 10%, Meadow Mari, 60% and Eastern Mari 30%.
uralica.com /fgpeople.htm   (6119 words)

 Finnish Studies People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
He is a linguist whose primary area of research is in phonological theory, with an empirical focus on Finnish and related languages.
Dan received his B.A. in Finnish and Russian from the University of Minnesota; his M.A. in Linguistics from Indiana University, Bloomington; and defended his Ph.D. dissertation in Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz in December of 2004.
She has served as Editor in Chief of Terra, the Finnish- and Swedish-language journal of the Geographical Society of Finland and as co-editor of the 100th-anniversary edition of the Atlas of Finland (1999 and 2002).
www.esc.umn.edu /people.html   (601 words)

 The most famous Finnish people
People may not regognise him on the streeets, but his voice is so known that you can't even compare it with the voice of Pertti " Golden Throat" Melasniemi.
The most memorable moments in his career are those, when he tells about Markku Hurme's mother's shoesize and other other important stuff for several minutes and there are only couple minutes left on the game and you don't know what the score is in the game.
He is a dream of a Finnish housemister and he is a good sucker too.
www.helsinki.fi /kasv/nokol/English/famous96.html   (859 words)

Finnish Chemicals people understand their responsibilities to their customers, their shareholders and their communities.
Most Finnish Chemicals people are shareholders and live in the communities in which we operate.
Finnish Chemicals is successful when our customers are successful.
www.finnishchemicals.com /finnishchemicals/finnchem_4201240200.html   (65 words)

 FINLAND AND RELATED PEOPLE: Uralic, Finno-Ugric, WWII, Maps, Culture, Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Language and character of the original people have been preserved to a great extent, and it is a well-known fact that Finnish Language is like an ice-box in the sense that many archaic structures have been preserved.
The Finno-Ugric people are a group of people with common problems and interests, linguistically and culturally related.
Their struggle for survival is not nationalism in the sense we have grown to understand it since WWII, but the desire to live, thrive and not be absorbed by other nations - to retain language and identity and live in peace.
peacecountry0.tripod.com   (803 words)

People use whisk of birch twigs in sauna.
During summer time people after sauna take a swim and winter time some people go around on the snow or take a swim through the hole in the ice.
Finnish people have always believed in the healing power of sauna.
www.angelfire.com /linux/finnishculture/Culture.htm   (306 words)

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