A British politician summed it up perfectly when he said, "If you want the American dream, go to Finland."
Please, please let it be a joke.
I called up Tomas Ries at the National Defence College in Stockholm to find out.
Exploring the Kalevala stories through photography.
Every so often, Scandinavia produces a group who seem to exist in a world of their own, but whose music welcomes you in like an old friend. Röyksopp had that quality, so too, rather more sadistically, do The Knife. And now, from the land of ski-jumping...