The largest ever celebration programme
creators of the programme
events around the world
Finns think:Finland 100 follow-up survey 2015–2018, Statistic Finland
the centenary celebrations
were a success
the sense of togetherness
in other countries improved
The legacy of the centenary year
The centenary year was a turning point in the story of the 100-year-old nation. The centenary of Finland’s independence left a big legacy for the next century of independence.Read more ›
Good news from Finland!
The happiest nation in the world in 2018
more tourists visited Finland
economic growth in 2017
It was great to be involved. It was an amazing experience – working together with the whole of Finland.
Public organisation in a stakeholder survey
Cheers! I love you, I love Finland! Forgive my poor grammar…USA gal.
An old saying from the early 2000s: if you hear Sandstorm playing when seeing in the New Year, it will be a happy one
For the first time in living memory, the two sports clubs came together to carry out a shared project, and they cooperated wonderfully. We managed to create a real 1920s feel at the stadium and the competitors and spectators had a blast. We received a lot of positive feedback, and people wanted to know if we were going to do something similar in the future.
We were disappointed that the funding for organising events had been used in advance
It meant so much to our volunteers that they were able to be part of this and to organise everything
Great! These socks will surely warm the feet and hearts of veterans ❤️🇫🇮
I’ll go to a smoke sauna on Lake Kuusijärvi with my friends, and we’ll swim 100 metres in the lake to celebrate Finland’s independence
It was accomplished with quite a small organisation. Agile and innovative, they managed to keep major partners up to date. Whether they had sufficient resources is another question.
Social actor in the stakeholder survey
A great country! 🇫🇮 Well worth celebrating! 👏👏❤️