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Finnish distillery’s Hong Kong Pop-up bar with Gustav cocktails

F&B company D’Evenitif in Kong Kong had invited to the ‘Gustav Nordic Pop-Up Bar’ on 2 November at VEA Restaurant & Lounge. Master mixologist Antonio Lai had created three Gustav Nordic cocktails that was served during the whole evening together with canapés prepared by Michelin Chef Vicky Cheng. Legendary Finnish distillery Lignell & Piispanen was…

Finnish art exhibition with Soile Yli-Mäyry

During 14 – 22 October the new solo exhibition ‘Digidream’ by Finnish artist Soile Yli-Mäyry took place at Goshen Art Gallery, Millennia Walk, Singapore. A crowd of art enthusiasts came to the opening to admire the colourful paintings of the artist, who was exhibiting in Singapore for the tenth time now. The Ambassador of Finland,…

Finnish exhibition held in Shanghai

The glass art exhibition ‘The Story of a Finnish Woman‘ by Ritva-Liisa Pohjalainen together with the ‘Kuopio – Capital of Lakeland‘ was held in late October at the Yun Jian Art Museum on the 29th floor of Shanghai World Financial Center. The centerpiece of the exhibition was the story of a Finnish woman as told…

Finland 100 Gala 2017 Hong Kong invitation

FinnCham (Finnich Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong) is inviting to their annual Celebrate Finland Gala – this year in honour of Finland’s 100 years of independence! The annual gala dinner will be held at the American Club on Saturday, December 9, 2017. During the night guests will enjoy a special Finland 100-menu designed by…

Nokia 7 launched in Shanghai

On 19 October HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced Nokia 7, a compact, design-led smartphone wrapped in 7000 series aluminium chassis with diamond cut bevelled edges. The pocketable beauty has a sleek glass finish including a 3D glass curvature back – the perfect storytelling accessory for style-forward users. Beautiful, pocketable and compact, the…

Finnish attendance at Eco Expo Asia, Hong Kong

On 26 – 29 October the 12th annual Eco Expo Asia fair took place in Hong Kong at the AsiaWorld-Expo, featuring a number of Finnish leading experts and business solutions. Finland made up almost a half of the companies at the fair’s European Pavilion. The Eco Expo gathers industry experts from Hong Kong, mainland China…

New ground-breaking concept from Vaisala: air quality measuring in China

On 19 October Vaisala announced a new project for a collaborative research and demonstration environment concerning air quality in China. The company is building a dense air quality observation network in the megacity of Nanjing and the Yangtze River Delta in 2017-2019. The air quality services and applications developed in the project will be crucial…

China Cleantech Roadshow 2017

Team Finland is arranging a road show for Finnish Cleantech and Clean Energy Companies who are seriously aiming to the Chinese market. The road show, during 12 – 16 November is arranged together with Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces’ Science & Technology Departments as part of a joint effort to facilitate research & development and innovation…

Finland gives support to Rohingya refugees through the Red Cross

Finland, in late September, allocated EUR 380,000 to the Red Cross to support its humanitarian aid in Bangladesh, along the border with Myanmar. More than 420,000 Rohingya had up until then, and during just one month, fled violence from Myanmar’s Rakhine state to the neighbouring country. Most of the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar are women and…