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Embassy of Finland, Tokyo


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Tokyo 106-8561
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Pekka Laitinen is the new head of Finpro, Finland Trade Center in Japan

Pekka Laitinen 1 Pekkka Laitinen assumed the post of Commercial Counsellor on July 1, 2017 as the new head of Finpro. With the whole Finpro team moving into the Embassy's premises at the middle of July, the Team Finland structure is now stronger than ever to together promote Finnish businesses and investments in Japan. Marko Salonen, his predecessor, went back to Finpro Headquaters in Helsinki to support Finnish companies wishing to enter the Japanese market. More...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe visits Finland

Abe and NiinistöMr. Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, paid an official visit to Finland with his spouse Mrs. Akie Abe. Mr. Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland, with his spouse Mrs. Jenni Haukio received the visitors at the Presidential Palace on 10 July 2017. More...

Japanese anime movie ”Girls und Panzer” creates new fans for Finland-interview with the movie director Tsutomu Mizushima

Markus and Director MizushimaRecently we heard from our SNS followers saying "Garupan" triggered their interests toward Finland and Kantele. Garupan is an abbreviation for "Girls und Panzer", Japanese animation depicting a competition between girls' high schools practicing tank warfare as a sport. The movie was released in 2015 in which the high school in the motif of Finland left a strong impression. We asked the director Tsutomu Mizushima and Bandai Visual about their stories behind the movie and thoughts on Finland. More...

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