|Staff of Moomin World dressed up as Moomin characters |
welcome visiting children at Moomin World on a small
island facing Naantali, southwest coast of Finland, Aug.
5, 2010. The theme park Moomin World was built on the
southwest coast of Finland, on a small island facing
Naantali. The theme park was built basing on a series
of children's books "The Moomins " written by Tove
Jansson (1914-2001), a famous Finnish author and painter.
The Moomins, main characters in the fairy tales,
vaguely resemble hippopotamuses, lived in the Moom-
invalley where residents are in harmony with nature,
were world-famous cartoon characters. (Xinhua photo)