Scandinavia and the World

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Colourful Scandinavian Houses 6 12, 2:54am

"Finland’s 100 years of independence is celebrated this week with blue-and-white light shows across Finland and in almost 30 countries around the world. The excitement has been gathering pace up to the last minute, and 50 iconic venues and buildings across the globe will be illuminated with blue and white lights in honour of Finland’s centenary of independence."

http://suomifinland100.fi/news/world-congratulates-100-year-old-finland-lighting-blue-white/?lang=en

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10156211839514767&id=246415834930&refsrc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.fi%2F&_rdr

Country, city Site to be illuminated;
Argentina, Buenos Aires The Usina del Arte cultural centre
Australia, Adelaide Adelaide Town Hall
Australia, Brisbane Story Bridge and Victoria Bridge
Australia, Canberra Telstra Tower, the Old Parliament House, Malcolm Fraser Bridge, Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre(Parkes)
Australia, Hobart Railway Roundabout Fountain, Elizabeth Street Mall and the Kennedy Lane Tourism Precinct
Australia, Perth The Council House building and Trafalgar Bridge
Austria, Vienna The Wiener Riesenrad Ferris wheel
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro The Christ the Redeemer statue
Bulgaria, Sofia The National Palace of Culture
Canada Niagara Falls
Cyprus, Nicosia The White Walls building
Czech Republic, Prague The Dancing House designed by Frank Gehry
Estonia, Tallinn Stenbock House (The seat of the Government)
Estonia, Tartu The Vanemuine Theatre, Võidu sild Bridge, Kaarsild Bridge
Ethiopia, Addis Ababa Lion of Judah monument in front of the Ethiopian National Theatre
Greece, Athens The Arch of Hadrian
Hungary, Budapest Elizabeth Bridge
Iceland, Reykjavik Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Ireland, Dublin Mansion House, the residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin
Israel, Tel Aviv Tel Aviv City Hall
Italy, Rome The Colosseum
Kazakhstan, Astana The bridges across the Ishim River, St. Regis hotel
Latvia, Jelgava Railway Bridge
Latvia, Riga The Tower of the Town Hall in the Old Town, the Railway Bridge across the Daugava river
Mexico, Mexico City The Angel of Independence monument (Ángel de la Independencia)
Mozambique, Maputo Maputo Fortress
Netherlands, Alkmaar Stadskantine Alkmaar
Norway, Oslo Holmenkollen ski jumping hill
Poland, Warsaw The Palace of Culture and Science
Portugal, Lisbon Belém Tower (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Russia, Lumivaara Lumivaara Church
Russia, Moscow The Embassy of Finland
Russia, Petrozavodsk The National Theatre
Russia, Saint Petersburg The Museum of Ethnography
Serbia, Belgrade Ada Bridge, Palace Albania
Sweden, Borås Accumulator tank
Sweden, Stockholm Globen
Switzerland, Montreux The Mannerheim memorial
Ukraine, Kiev The Embassy of Finland
United Kingdom, Newcastle The Gateshead Millennium Bridge







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