In Europe, the optimists have had difficulty making their voices heard over those of the pessimists during the past year. It has admittedly been a tough time for everyone, but Finland continues to take a constructive approach to meeting Europe’s challenges. The amazing variety of events and projects seen in Helsinki during its year as 2012 World Design Capital shows Finland’s drive to find solutions to complicated problems.
Specialising in production optimization, Oy Delta-Enterprise Ltd. provides comprehensive services and technological solutions to improve the manufacturing operations of its clients. Based in Espoo, in southern Finland, the company designs and implements tailor-made manufacturing execution systems, smart measurement systems and automation solutions.
Nightwish, the grandmasters of metal, are back with a vengeance. After a long break, they are now spoiling their fans with a new album, a full-length film and a year-long world tour. Originally from Kitee, a small town in eastern Finland, Nightwish has become the most successful Finnish band abroad. Scan Magazine spoke to the band’s front man, songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen.
From one aircraft flying between Helsinki and Tallinn to a top modern fleet providing the fastest way around the globe and futuristic visions of car and aircraft hybrids, Finnair represents a Scandinavian snapshot of the past, present and future of air transport.