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The intense kickoff of Slovakia’s EU presidency

The Finnish delegation at the Bratislava castle: Secretary of State Samuli Virtanen in the middle, negotiating official Satu Keskinen from the Council of State on the right and temp. chargé Ari Tasanen from Prague on the leftThe Finnish Embassy in Prague, that is also managing Slovakian affairs, had a chance to take a look at the issues and organization of Slovakia’s EU presidency. Temp. Charge d'affaires Ari Tasanen was part of the delegation led by Secretary of State Samuli Virtanen at the informal meeting of the Ministers for European Affairs and Secretaries of State taking place in Bratislava 25.-25.7. More...

The North Star shines over the South Bohemian heartland

Minister Counsellor Ari Tasanen presenting the embassy greetings at Galleria NetopýrOne would not first believe that in Böhmerwald (Šumava mountain region), near the German border around twenty kilometres from where the river Vltava has its source, lies a Finnish cultural centre called Stella Polaris. Stella Polaris, in co-operation with the cultural folk of the village, is the project of Ari and Jaana Seppälä, a couple from Espoo, Finland, who fell in love with the Czech Republic and have been spending their summers in Žihobce for the past ten years. The empty first floor of t More...

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