Does the typical Finn still exist? Kalle, Eemeli, Saku & Carla The typical Finn Forest Sauna life Quiet Honest Hermit Booze loving Stubborn No sense of fashion Nationalism Wintersports How valid is this image? This is a stereotype of a Finnish person and invalid Finns do love nature and value privacy, but this doesn’t include everybody Nowadays Finns are well educated and the globalisation affects us Are Finns losing their national identity? Things such as the internet and the IB are changing the Finns Finns still have these features that are known globally e.g. being silent and heavy drinking Honesty is in someways fading away especially in politics and business world e.g. Finnair paying its leaders and the Greece situation conclusion Some features of a typical Finn can still be seen in our society The stereotype is changed There is no such thing as a typical Finn because every single invidual is unique.