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23 January, 2019

Features

St. George Journal is an online newspaper about Helsinki, wellbeing, art and design, good food, literature, current events and life at Hotel St. George.

Let there be light! How a Nordic innovation banishes Helsinki’s winter darkness

When Sami Salomaa, the founder of Light Cognitive, moved to Finland after decades abroad, he found Helsinki’s winter darkness a challenge to handle – hardly surprising, as the city’s winter days can be as short as 6 hours. Rather than suffer, he got to work finding a way to create summer sunshine all year round.

Pekka Jylhä's "Learning to Fly" spreads its wings in Wintergarden

A magical art experience has been created for the Wintergarden, where a six-meter-long brass bird sculpture by Finnish artist Pekka Jylhä filters the natural light and create a wonderful ambiance. 

Mehmet Gürs' Restaurant Andrea serves anatolian flavours in downtown Helsinki

How chef superstar Mehmet Gürs came home to Helsinki

From national awakening to Nordic design: Hotel St. George echoes Helsinki’s history

Helsinki, the city where everything works

Herring, blueberry soup and halva – introducing Restaurant Andrea

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