LUT Newcomers The blog is created to provide general information to LUT Newcomers about Lappeenranta and on a more wide area, Finland.

Monthly Archives: May 2017

Weekly fact about Finland: Saunas

Weekly fact about Finland: There are around 2.2 million saunas in Finland, which is 1 for every 2.5 people. [...]

05.27.2017 Uncategorized

Weekly fact about Finland: The independence day of Finland

Time for another fact about Finland: Finland’s Independence Day is on the 6th of December 1917, before this, Finland belonged to either Sweden or Russia. [...]

05.27.2017 Uncategorized

Weekly fact about Finland: Small coins

A fact about Finland: We do not use 1cent or 2 cent coins. Stores are not even obliged to take them. In fact, most things in Finland can be bought with a credit card. I myself barely carry any money [...]

05.27.2017 Uncategorized

Weekly fact about Finland: Santa Claus

Fact about Finland. The fatherly figure known as Santa Claus (joulupukki) resides near the town of Rovaniemi. Santa Claus post office receives approximately 700,000 letters from children, and so far from 198 different countries. [...]

05.27.2017 Uncategorized

Weekly fact about Finland: Wife carrying

A fact about Finland: At the wife carrying championships in Finland, the first prize is the wife’s weight in beer! What could possibly be better? [...]

05.27.2017 Weekly fact