Scandinavia exhibits some of the typical effects of ice age glaciation such as fjords and lakes. The earth is currently in an interglacial and the last glacial period ended about 10 000 years ago.
Albert Gustaf Aristides Edelfelt [1854-1905] was a Swedish-speaking Finnish painter who achieved international fame and led the Realist art movement in Finland --- Women Outside the Church at Ruokolahti / Ruokolahden Eukkoja Kirkonmäellä 
Scandanavian Art Pre-1900 curated by RasMarley @ flickr.com
The Gulf of Finland extends between Finland to the north and Estonia to the south all the way to Saint Petersburg in Russia where the river Neva drains into it. Other major cities around the gulf include Helsinki and Tallinn.
Walpurgis Night Walpurgisnacht is a traditional spring festival on 30 April or 1 May in large parts of Central and Northern Europe. Its celebration is associated with dancing and with bonfires.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Walpurgis_Night#Finland foto by By AlicePopkorn