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Finnish exhibition underway at Lake Biwa Museum

The Shiga Prefectural Lake Biwa Museum in Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture, is currently holding an exhibition of Finnish illustrated books, school textbooks and toys as well as pictures drawn by Finnish children.
Throughout December, the exhibition, called 'Children of the World: Finland,' displays a Christmas tree and a costume Finnish children wear when they accompany Santa Claus as his assistants 'tonttu.'