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Finnish Music, Culture and National Identity

“So, what do you know about Finland?”

Finland is a small country of only five million people that often goes unnoticed by the rest of the world, aside from a few monumental victories in ski jumping, a handful of prolific NHL players and a few Billboard top 200 heavy metal bangers. 2,944 more words

Our new flag?

During November and December this year, Kiwis will select by a binding referendum one of four flags to go up against our current flag in another binding referendum early in 2016. 958 more words

New Zealand

Playing political football

I remember a time when the idea of sport and politics mixing was about as palatable as the concept of raspberry beer. We were split as a nation… 841 more words


National ID will complement voter card – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the ongoing national identity registration being carried out by the National Identity Management Commission would be used to complement the nation’s permanent voter cards. 22 more words


Munkhdul Badral Bontoi: "The lack of national identity is one of our biggest problems."

Genghis Khan reigns anew as Mongolia replaces Communist-era statues

A 131-foot-tall stainless steel statue of Genghis Khan was built in 2009 by a Mongolian tour company. 676 more words


PHILIP'S BLOG: How the forces of the arts, media and culture influence and shape our thinking and our national identity

Our thinking and national identity is pretty much defined by a big blob of white middle-class culture surrounded by a few odd bits. There are challenging leadership questions and courageous conversations that need convening around them. 6 more words

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