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  • About Us

    🎙️ About the podcast

    This podcast is a space for the international community in Finland to share their unique stories of what brought them to this beautiful country and how they are "mastering" the Finnish way of life. We are here to provide practical tips, learning opportunities, and a sense of belonging to our listeners.

    The podcast was founded in autumn 2019 by Petra and Jean, who met in 2017 while studying a Master's degree at the University of Jyväskylä. Jean decided to step away from the podcast in June 2021 as Petra continues with this project.

  • ️️🙋‍♀️About the team

    Petra is a Czech who has been living in Finland for 6 years. She is the founder and co-host of the podcast. Petra is responsible for managing this project and its community, marketing, recording and producing the episodes, and developing the podcast.

    Eva is a Slovak who has lived in Finland for more than 12 years. Her role is to support and develop new marketing strategies, and she provides Petra with support in making important decisions about the podcast.

    Matt is a US-born and the newest member of the MF team. As a new co-host, he is responsible for his own episodes' recording and production. Matt also shares weekly stories on our Instagram called "learn Finnish with me".

    Rafaella is from Greece, and she recently moved to Finland to pursue her Finnish dream. She is one of the newest members of the team and will be creating summaries for our weekly episodes.

    Katerina, also from Greece, has become our new blog writer. She was also a guest on our episodes 2 and 28. Katerina moved to Finland 6 years ago and has decided to focus more on her writing talent by taking a course of creative writing and blogging for our podcast.

  • 🎧 Where can I listen?

    We release new episodes every Monday. Subscribe to us via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.

    You can also listen to all episodes on this website!

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