The people of this land of white summer nights and pristine lakes are famous for their sisu, a form of enterprising stoicism. Shaped by the harsh physical beauty around them, the Finns can be melancholy, yet have a great sense of humor and they love to dance, sing, and perform. Culture Smart! Finland offers you a deeper, more rewarding experience of this beautiful land.
About the Author
Elena Barrett is a teacher, writer, applied linguist, and long-time resident of Finland. Terttu Leney is a Finnish teacher, trainer, broadcaster, and writer who worked for the Foreign Office in London as a professional development coordinator preparing British diplomats and businessmen for overseas postings.