Sauna island by Jeanice Brander

October 5, 2023 11:04 am Published by

Finalist in the contest My Finland Poster 2023. The theme was SAUNA. The artist presents her artwork: When I was little my family and I used to go to this place we called “bastuön”. It was a cozy, beautiful island close to Helsinki with a small sauna on it. I have a vivid memory of […]

Lakeside Sauna by Nadia Tolstoy

September 13, 2023 10:00 am Published by

Finalist in the contest My Finland Poster 2023. The theme was SAUNA. The artist presents her artwork: Coming from Sweden, I´m both familiar with and passionate about the sauna experience. My favourite kind of sauna is when it has access to an icy cold lake. And my favourite time of the day for a sauna […]

Norvège by Schenk

January 11, 2023 5:16 pm Published by

In this French-language poster for Norway, the (unknown) artist with the signature ”Schenk” has used the sky to illustrate the smallness of the tourist and woman & man. Thru the poster we reverently admire the mighty mountain world. The slogan in the poster reinforces the message: Norway is a true natural wonder!

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The best pieces by Anna Sailamaa

March 3, 2020 1:00 pm Published by

Finnish Travel Poster of the year 2020, 5th place! The artist presents her artwork: The poster is drawn digitally in Photoshop. I used the colors of Helsinki’s coat of arms; blue, yellow (gold), white (silver) and ruby red. Blue + yellow was used to color the birch leaf, red + yellow was used for the […]

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Come to Helsinki by Jolanda Kerttuli

March 3, 2020 1:00 pm Published by

Finnish travel poster of the year, 2020! The artist presents her artwork: I love cities that are by the water – by the sea or by a lake. In Helsinki, nature is ever-present and part of the city that belongs to everyone. I was inspired by nature and wanted to highlight the fact that even […]

Kar-air by Erik Bruun

April 23, 2019 2:20 pm Published by

Three brothers. A hen house. A motorcycle engine. A few decades later, an airline, a factory and a whole community. The brothers Niilo, Valto, and Uuno Karhumäki were certainly not your common idle fellows. At first they built kites, then model planes and later on real airplanes: Karhu I, Karhu II and Karhu III. Not […]

Explore lake Saimaa poster

Explore Lake Saimaa by Chen Yu

March 19, 2019 10:21 am Published by

Runner-up: Finnish travel poster of the year, 2019 The artist presents his poster: The poster illustrates a lovely autumn scenery of Saimaa lake. It is inspired by the enjoyable journey that I had from Lappeenranta to Taipalsaari by cycling. Throughout the journey, I was impressed by the vast lake, the maze of islands, the colourful […]

Poster of lake Saimaa, a place to reflect

Lake Saimaa by Beth Chesser

March 14, 2019 11:17 am Published by

Winner, My Finland Poster 2019! Lake Saimaa – A place to reflect was selected as the travel poster of the year 2019. The artist presents her artwork: My poster was made by combining traditional art and digital techniques. The trees and moon are hand drawn, painted and cut out then scanned to Photoshop where I […]

Finnland – das ideal ziel

December 7, 2018 1:50 pm Published by

As early as 1915, the chairman of the Finnish Tourist Society thought it was high time to brush the dust off the old canoe and head off to explore Finland. However, it was only at the end of the 1920s that promotional efforts were directed at foreigners and brochures and posters started to proclaim the […]


December 7, 2018 12:16 pm Published by

And now a nostalgic tear runs down a Finnish cheek. We’re talking of that link to the town, that symbol of national unity, those bright yellow, rather slow, but always reliable and delightfully sociable…post buses. Everything started in Lapland, where the problems of delivering mail were greatest. The Rovaniemi-Sodankylä line started up in 1921, although […]