Finalist in the My Finland Poster contest 2021!
In the words of the artist Tirsa Toivonen:
To find inspiration for the poster I was travelling virtually on the streets of Hanko. It didn’t take too much time until I was at the seashore. I loved the combination of soft sand, sun warmed rocks and chilly waves and could almost feel them under my feet.
Surely travel posters can’t simply remain a cry from the past?
Absolutely not. We live in a completely visual world where the picture is stronger than ever. That’s why the following question hit us: How would contemporary artists depict Finland of today?
We could not let that thought go, so every year we arrange international travel poster contests and we’ve also asked specific graphic designers and artists to create new Finnish travel posters for us.
So now Finland – and Hanko – once again attracts travellers with glamour and cries of joy from paradise. With the help of the travel poster!