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FINLAND 2008 29th April – 7th May Favourite sports and activities for keeping fit in Keminmaa and neighbourhood.

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1 FINLAND th April – 7th May Favourite sports and activities for keeping fit in Keminmaa and neighbourhood

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4 The most popular sports in Keminmaa: Football Football Ice-hockey Ice-hockey Nordic walking Nordic walking Roller-skating Roller-skating Cycling Cycling Snowboarding Snowboarding Downhill and crosscountry skiing Downhill and crosscountry skiing Bowling Bowling Body-building Body-building

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7 Physical training lessons at junior secondary school in Keminmaa It is compulsory to have at least 2 courses during your studies (3 years lasting), then you can choose some extra-lessons It is compulsory to have at least 2 courses during your studies (3 years lasting), then you can choose some extra-lessons There is about 10 students in this subject There is about 10 students in this subject The school has got a gym, an ice-hockey and football playground The school has got a gym, an ice-hockey and football playground Students play ball games, practice group sports, they can learn even to dance, squash, they go to the fitcentre… Students play ball games, practice group sports, they can learn even to dance, squash, they go to the fitcentre…

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10 The well-known Finnish sportsmen and sportswomen Ice-hockey: Teemu Selänne, Saku Koivu, Teppo Nummeln Ice-hockey: Teemu Selänne, Saku Koivu, Teppo Nummeln Javelin: Tero Pitkämäki Javelin: Tero Pitkämäki Ski-jumping: Janne Ahonen, Matti Nykänen Ski-jumping: Janne Ahonen, Matti Nykänen Football: Jari Litmanen, Sami Hyypia, AnHi Niemi Football: Jari Litmanen, Sami Hyypia, AnHi Niemi

11 Typical sports in Finland Ice hockey: the Finnish national team is one of the best in the world Ice hockey: the Finnish national team is one of the best in the world Finnish baseball: has it´s own different rules Finnish baseball: has it´s own different rules Nordic walking: walking with special sticks can help you to train all your muscles Nordic walking: walking with special sticks can help you to train all your muscles Crosscountry skiing: there are a lot of flat spaces and lowlands in Finland, that´s why you can´t do downhill skiing too much, the most visited ski centres are Levi and Ylläs Crosscountry skiing: there are a lot of flat spaces and lowlands in Finland, that´s why you can´t do downhill skiing too much, the most visited ski centres are Levi and Ylläs

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13 How do the Finnish people relax? Music: they love singing and karaoke clubs, they play musical instruments (guitar, piano, flute, drums), rock and metal music is very popular (Nightwish, Apocalyptica, The Rasmus) Music: they love singing and karaoke clubs, they play musical instruments (guitar, piano, flute, drums), rock and metal music is very popular (Nightwish, Apocalyptica, The Rasmus) Meetings and parties with friends and family Meetings and parties with friends and family Doing shopping Doing shopping Watching TV Watching TV Looking after their pets Looking after their pets

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16 Finnish people don´t like swimming, in spite of the fact that there is a lot of lakes and rivers- the water is usually too cold for them

17 Most of students go to school by bike, motorbike or scooter.

18 The most favourite pets in Finland are dogs: agility-competitions of dog skills are widespread all over the country.

19 People in Finland love liquorice products (Salmiakki in Finnish): ice- cream, pastills, candies, chocolate, vodka and liqueurs.

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22 You can find the Finnish sauna in every house, also for example at the city hall (for employees)

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24 During the studies at junior secondary school in Keminmaa is compulsory to have one course of the subject Terveystieto- it involves health care, psychology, first aid…

25 Thanks for your attention Pavlína Matoušová


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