Showing posts with tag: video

After 20 years of Operation, Helsinki Nightclub Becomes an Evangelical Church

(FINNBAY – Helsinki, 18 June 2014. So-so popular, Dante’s Highlight nightclub at Frederick Street 42 will soon become an Evangelical Church after being acquired by the Lutheran Evangelical Association of Finland (LEAF) to lease to own the property. The LEAF is expected to complete the renovation by 2016. “For us, we would like to be placed in […]

Daimler Rides on “Mario Kart 8” Game to Sell Mercedes SUV

(FINNBAY) – Munich, 31 May 2014. A new ad from Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz has upgraded Nintendo’s superstar Mario’s wheels. New Mario Kart 8 game offers players an opportunity to drive the new Mercedes-Benz GLA compact sport-utility. According to sources, Daimler said the game’s release coincides with its rollout of the new vehicle in Japan, so the co-promotion made sense. Though, […]

The Bear Man Of Finland Makes to Headlines in the UK

(FINNBAY) – Rovaniemi, 31 May 2014. While things are quite in Finland, the British society is amazingly excited to see 73-years-old Sulo Karjalainen fathering bears in Finland. His doc video has already received above 30K views. Some Brits call him a “copycat” referring to the Grizzly Man (2005) documentary. Nevertheless, Sulo is a 73 years old Finnish man […]

Petri Kontiola Gives “Worst Interview in the History of Ice Hockey Championship”

It is no secret of Finns’ misanthropic values. However, we did not have to show or allow Kontiola to give an interview in a World Championship event where millions can see Finns’ anti-social behaviour. Those who do not follow ice hockey will have no idea who Petri Kontiola is, but after watching his latest interview, you’ll surely know of […]

Google Brought “the Father of the Internet” Vint Cerf to Finland

(FINNBAY) – Kotka, 15 May 2014. For the sake of Finland’s Wappu celebrations, Google held a seminar in Vellamo Museum in Kotka where it brought Vint Cerf, “the Father of the Internet”. Vint Cerf played a decisive role developing what became the backbone of the future Internet – TCP/IP protocol that allowed computers to communicate […]

Two Countries May Block Eurovision’s Bearded Lady

(FINNBAY) – Tampere, 10 May 2014. Sexuality, music and censorship: it is Eurovision 2013 all over again. However, this year the players are different. Citizens of Russia and Belarus petitioned to their national broadcasters to censor the Eurovision song contest 2014 due to an “abnormal appearance” of the singer Conchita Wurst (representing Austria). Vitaly Milonov, St. […]

Video Footage Shows Russian Tanks Moving 5 Miles Away From Ukraine

(FINNBAY) – Karelia, 26 April 2014. Two videos “leaked” on the Internet claim to show Russian army activities a few miles away from Ukrainian border. In the video, around 6 Russian military vehicles are following each other to a particular destination. Also Read: Finland Speeds Up LNG terminal Negotiations with Estonia amid Russia Tensions Another leaked video shows […]

Finland’s Very Own First Car Revealed: Biofore Concept Car

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 7 March 2014. Finland has unveiled its very own first car (designed and manufactured in Finland) – Biofore Concept Car – in partnership with Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, and several other partner companies. The Biofore concept car’s world premiere was on Tuesday, 4 March […]

Nation-Divided: Protesters Against Finland’s Independence Day Arose in Tampere

(FINNBAY) – Tampere, 7 December 2013. Yesterday’s Finnish Independence Day celebrations were shadowed due to strong number of protesters against the event. More than 300 protesters poured around the Tampere Hall surrounding the fence by 18:00. Within half an hour, the protesters started attacking the Tampere Hall due to arguments with the police where the […]

USA Senator Dan Patrick: USA is not Finland. We Have Law-Abiding Citizens Who Have Guns

(FINNBAY) – Texas, 14 November 2013. American senator and lieutenant governor candidate Dan Patrick criticizes Finland’s laws related to gun ownership as well as its citizens’ ability to abide related laws in his third ad to become a governor. Dan Patrick is a conservative Texas politician currently serving his second term as a Republican member of […]

Polish Student Invents New Polymer at Helsinki University

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 4 November 2013. A Polish researcher from the Department of Chemistry in the University of Helsinki has manufactured photo-chemically active polymers which can be dissolved in water or certain alcohols. Light has been used for drawing on a solid surface, such as a TV screen or an LCD monitor, and these kind […]

Turkey: Clashes After Galatasaray-Besiktas Game, 68 Arrested

(FINNBAY-ANSAmed) – Ankara, 23 September 2013. Tear gas and violent clashes between police and football fans marred Istanbul’s derby between home teams Galatasaray and Besiktas at the Ataturk Olympic stadium on Sunday night. Police arrested 68 football fans, including 12 minors, Hurriyet online reported Monday. Incidents began in the second minute of extra time when […]

Fun, Healthy and Sexy: Time to Hula Hoop in Finland!

I have never considered to hula hoop, in Finland, for three reasons. One, hula hooping is foreign in Finland. Two, it is cold here. Finally, I find myself become a shy person when thinking about hula hooping in Finland right on staring Finnish people’s faces. :) Anyways.. I met Katie Sunshine and found hula hooping to […]

Finland Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships 2013 Highligths

Finland’s Mobile Phone Throwing World Championship was held on 24 August 2013 in Savonlinna. The championship has been around in the town since 2000. Here is a highlight of the championship.

Raw Footage: 4 Amazing Car Crashes During WRC 2013 in Finland

(FINNBAY) – Helsinki, 4 August 2013. Sebastien Ogier has won the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in Finland leg to extend his lead.  However, the rally in Finland hosted incredible crashes over the weekend. Here are the top 4 highlights from the race. – 4 – – 3 – – 2 – – 1 –