Tag: Embassy of Finland Beijing

Finnish agriculture minister Jari Leppä visited China

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Jari Leppä visited Shanghai and Beijing on 15-18 May, promoting Finnish food and wood exports and Finnish-Chinese water cooperation. In Shanghai Minister Leppä visited the SIAL Food Innovation Exhibition and Finland’s country stand presented by Food from Finland, showcasing Finnish companies that produce high value-added foods. Present at the exhibition…

Suomi Finland 100 Independence Day Beijing celebration

Finland celebrated its 100 years of independence on 6 December all over the world and in Beijing the celebration took place at InterContinental Sanlitun hotel with hundreds of guests, both Finns and friends of Finland. The Independence Day reception hosted by Ambassador Jarno Syrjälä was the main event of Finland’s 100th anniversary year in Beijing…

Finland parliament speaker Lohela visited Tianjin University

Tianjin Foreign Studies University has opened its Finnish language and culture institute. In early November the Speaker of the Finnish Parliament, Maria Lohela visited the Tianjin-based university. Maria Lohela also met with the president of the standing committee of the Tianjin, Xiao Huai Yuan. Tianjin Foreign Studies University is the second university of China, where…

Finnish university students at Seeds for the Future, Beijing

The hua party at hua in Beijing was held at the opening of the Seeds for the Future programme (by Huawei). This is the second time that global seeds for the future include 10 Finnish University students from six different universities (Aalto University, University of Helsinki, Tampere University of technology, Jyväskylä University, University of Oulu)…

Order of the Lion of Finland: Nokia China VP awarded Knight

President of the Republic of Finland, Mr Sauli Niinistö has conferred on Ms. Ma Tao, Vice-President of Nokia China Region, the decoration of Knight, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland. The decoration has been awarded for Ma Tao for her extraordinary contribution to the promotion of Finland’s image and the development…

Finnish minister Anne Berner took part in Belt and Road China

Finland’s Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner visit China from 13 to 16 May 2017, during which she met China’s Minister of Transport Li Xiaopeng, Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei and Director of Civil Aviation Administration Feng Zhenglin. In Beijing, Minister Berner also took part in the Belt and Road Forum…

Finnish education for small children in Beijing

Dibi Academy China’s kick-off event took place at the Ambassador’s residence on 11 April. New early childhood education centres will be opened in Beijing and Shanghai later in 2017. 0-5 years old kids will be taught in English in small groups by both Finnish and Chinese teachers, based on the Finnish education methods. Weekly sessions…

Guangzhou celebrates Finland-China tourism

In mid May the Embassy of Finland Beijing and Finnair celebrated two important milestones for Finland-China tourism collaboration in Guangzhou: the opening of Guangzhou Finland Visa Application Centre and the opening of Finnair’s direct flights between Guangzhou and Helsinki. The stakeholders hope for growth of Chinese tourism to Finland as fast as last year (over…