In 2017, Finland celebrates 100 years of independence and uninterrupted democracy. The centenary emphasises Finland’s strengths, such as equality and democracy, by offering Finns and friends of Finland a diverse and international centenary programme in Finland and abroad.
The theme for the celebratory year is “Together,” showing that everyone is welcome to take part. Ambassador Ikonen presented Suomi Finland 100 celebrations in Serbia – event that introduced Finnish design, music, cinema, dance, as well as the opportunities for doing business with Finland. The buffet lunch was also be an occasion to discuss the building blocks of the Finnish society and how its experience may be applied in Serbia. The guests enjoyed splendid Nordic food.