Diplomatic relations established between Japan and Finland Professor G.J. Ramstedt, renowned expert on Asia, appointed as first Finnish Envoy to Japan
Japanese Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Stockholm concurrently serves as envoy to Finland
Treaty of Commerce and Navigation signed
Legation of Japan Opened in Helsinki
Diplomatic relations between Japan and Finland terminated
Japanese Consulate General in Helsinki and Finnish Trade Office and Consulate General in Tokyo opened
Diplomatic relations between Japan and Finland resumed
Visa Exemption Agreement signed
Taxation Agreement signed
Foreign Minister Keijo Korhonen visits Japan as an honored guest of Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Cultural Agreement signed
Aviation Agreement signed
Japanese Foreign Minister Shintaro Abe officially visits Finland TIH the Crown Prince Akihito and the Crown Princess Michiko officially visit Finland
President and Mrs. Mauno Koivisto visit Japan as guests of the state accompanied by Foreign Minister Paavo Väyrynen
Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone officially visits Finland
President and Mrs. Mauno Koivisto attend Funeral of HM the Emperor Showa
TIH Prince Takamado visits Finland President and Mrs. Koivisto attend Enthronement Ceremony of Emperor Akihito
Prime Minister Esko Aho visits Japan
Foreign Minister Heikki Haavisto visits Japan as an honored guest of Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
TIH Prince and Princess Hitachi officially visit Finland
Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen visits Japan President Martti Ahtisaari officially visits Japan Agreement on Science and Technology signed
President Martti Ahtisaari visits Japan for the Nagano Winter Olympics
TM Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visit Finland
Minister of Telecommunications Toranosuke Katayama visits Finland
Speaker of the Parliament, Ms. Riitta Uosukainen officially visits Japan
Minister of State for Defence Gen Nakatani visits Finland.
Minister of Transport and Communications Leena Luhtanen visits Japan
Minister deputising for the Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Antti Kalliomäki visits Japan
Minister of Trade and Industry, Mauri Pekkarinen visits Japan
State Minister of Science and Technology Toshimitsu Motegi visits Finland
The president of the Republic of Finland Ms. Tarja Halonen and Dr. Pentti Arajärvi make an official visit to Japan. They were accompanied by the Minister of Social Affairs and Health Ms. Sinikka Mönkäre and Minister for Foreign Trade and Industry, Ms. Paula Lehtomäki.
Minister of Defence, Mr. Seppo Kääriäinen visits Japan.
Finland participates Aichi Expo 2005 jointly together with other Nordic countries. The theme of the Nordic pavilion is "Oasis in the North".
Minister of Trade and Industry Mr. Mauri Pekkarinen visits Sendai Finnish Wellbeing Center and Aichi Expo.
Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja visits Japan at the ASEM Foreign Ministers´ Meeting.
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen visits Aichi Expo's Finnish National Day in May. Among others he meets with the Crown Prince and Prime Minister Koizumi in Tokyo .
Minister of Education Tuula Haatainen visits Japan as a keynote speaker at OECD/Japan seminar.
Minister of Environment Mr. Jan-Erik Enestam visits Tokyo and Aichi Expo's Nordic Day.