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Embassy of Finland, Tokyo


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Tokyo 106-8561
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Linda Liukas tells the story of Ruby

Linda at EmbassyIt doesn't happen every day that a book written by a Finn comes first in Amazon Japan's book sales rankings. Well it did for Linda Liukas, a Finnish programmer and illustrator, whose first book "Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding" translated into Japanese not only ranked second in all books sold on Amazon at one moment but also remained astoundingly on top of picture books category for one whole week in May this year. More...

New Counsellor for Science, Technology and Innovation at the Embassy

Teppo TurkkiTeppo Turkki, the new Counsellor for Science, Technology and Innovation at the Embassy of Finland, began his assignment in Tokyo in September 2016. Teppo has been very familiar with Asia during his versatile career and knows the area's unique features that differ from Finland well. His background organisations comprise Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra. More...

Finland on show at the Tokyo International Book Fair

Finnish boothThe Finnish Institute in Japan participated for the first time in the 23rd Tokyo International Book Fair on September 23 to 25. The fair was held at the Tokyo Big Sight, in which 470 companies and organizations from 20 different countries had on display about one million items at the exhibition hall. More...

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