Finnish Public Holidays!

Date English Name Local Name – Finnish Local Name – Swedish Remarks
1 January New Year’s Day Uudenvuodenpäivä Nyårsdagen
6 January Epiphany Loppiainen Trettondedagen
Moveable Friday Good Friday Pitkäperjantai Långfredagen The Friday before Easter Sunday
Moveable Sunday Easter Sunday Pääsiäispäivä Påskdagen
Moveable Monday Easter Monday 2. pääsiäispäivä Andra påskdagen The day after Easter Sunday
1 May May Day Vappu Valborgsmässoafton See Walpurgis Night
Moveable Thursday Ascension Day Helatorstai Kristi himmelfärds dag 39 days after Easter Sunday
Moveable Sunday Pentecost Helluntaipäivä Pingst 49 days after Easter Sunday
Friday between 19 June and 25 June Midsummer Eve Juhannusaatto Midsommarafton Non official – Non-working day in the annual holiday act law 162/2005
Saturday between 20 June and 26 June Midsummer Day Juhannuspäivä Midsommardagen Moved from 24 June
Saturday between 31 October and 6 November All Saints’ Day Pyhäinpäivä Alla helgons dag Moved from 1 November
6 December Independence Day Itsenäisyyspäivä Självständighetsdagen
24 December Christmas Eve Jouluaatto Julafton Non official – Non-working day in the annual holiday act law 162/2005
25 December Christmas Day Joulupäivä Juldagen
26 December St Stephen’s Day 2. joulupäivä or tapaninpäivä Andra juldagen
All Sundays Sunnuntai Söndag Official holidays – names follow the Liturgical year

Midsummer Day – Suomi-Finland!

Saturday between 20 June and 26 June Midsummer Day Juhannuspäivä Midsommardagen Moved from 24 June

Source: http://www.visitfinland.com

Rusty wallpainting!

Aatos Beck © 14-06-2012

EK2012 Howl!

Aatos Beck © 13-06-2012

EK2012 Holland – Germany!

Germany 2 – 1 Holland

But there is still a change against Portugal next Sunday.
But that will be their last one too.

Aatos Beck © 13-06-2012

Small potato garlic turkey oven-dish!

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This is a new Recipe I made for during the match today 🙂

Ingredients:

1 Onion
1 Bag small potatoes (ready spiced)
1 Bag soup vegetables
1 garlic (sliced)
2 tbl.sp. Soya sauce (Ketjap)
A bit Chilli powder

160 Degrees Celsius, 1,5 hours in a gas oven.
140 Degrees Celsius, 1,5 hours in a hot air oven.

So enough time for you not to worry at the last moment if suddenly you would get surprise visits 🙂

Aatos Beck © 13-06-2012

Oranje-Duitsland echte klassieker – EK 2012!

Nederlandse en Duitse vlag

EK-blog woensdag 13 juni

13 jun 2012, 12:11
Het Nederlands elftal bereidt zich voor op de belangrijke wedstrijd tegen Duitsland.

Robin van Persie (l) en Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

Oranje-Duitsland echte klassieker
13 jun 2012, 08:00

Oranje ontmoet Duitsland vanavond voor de 39ste keer. De Duitsers wonnen veertien keer, Nederland tien keer.

http://nos.nl/ek2012/