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Ålandslåtten – Paf’s celebration of Åland 100 years

During the past year there has been an ongoing celebration for Åland’s 100th year of autonomy. Paf has chosen to participate in the festivities by launching Ålandslåtten. It’s an Åland-inspired scratchcard which was made in collaboration with the local government. The purpose of the scratchcard is to contribute to the wellness of Åland. Together with Paf the local government has decided…

Paf’s international endeavors pave the way for a strong result

Paf reports a strong result for 2021 despite the ongoing pandemic negatively affecting Land & Ship operations. The result amounts to €34.3 million (€16.7 million in 2020). The trend is driven by Paf's international success, where among other things the continued strong growth in Switzerland proved to be a successful export of Paf's know-how within gaming. Paf's updated public customer…

New game released by the Paf Games Studio

Paf has released a new game called Building Blocks. The game has been created and developed in-house by the Paf Games Studio. The game looks and feels really different from what has been seen in the industry before. “This game is unique in its style and design as the graphics are done in voxels, something which we haven’t seen in…

70 students filled Paf’s head office

Around 70 students stepped into Paf's head office in Mariehamn to participate in grit:lab's first piscine. The piscine is a four-week intensive introductory period to the education and at the same time the final step in the selection process. The main goal of the tech education that grit:lab offers is to train 50 persons to become the much needed tech…

06 April 2022

300,000 euros to Ukraine

Paf and the Government of Åland chooses to urgently donate 300,000 euros in humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The money will go to support the international relief work carried out by the UNHCR and the Finnish Red Cross in Ukraine. “What is happening in Ukraine is really terrible and it affects us all. Every saved life and reduced suffering for families…

03 March 2022

Save the Children’s play therapy at the hospital

The hospital environment can be both frightening and difficult for children to handle. The Save the Children organisation works on making visits easier for children of all ages by offering play therapy at the hospital. “There’s a lot of grief and misery at a hospital. In all of that, I try to bring out the fun and everything that’s good,…

18 February 2022

The Red Cross Voluntary Rescue Service

The voluntary rescue service is there to aid the authorities when the community needs extra help in the event of accidents or other emergencies. The Red Cross on Åland coordinates the activities, which consists of several organisations and about 90 volunteers. Olof Collin is the Red Cross Head of Crisis Management for the Voluntary Rescue Service in Åland. “We are…

19 January 2022

Lasse Åberg donates 15,000 euros to the Baltic Sea Fund

Thanks to the two popular internet games that Paf has developed - inspired by the cult films Sällskapsresan and Snowroller - Lasse Åberg now chooses to donate a significant part of his royalty to the Baltic Sea Fund. “I do not like to swim in cyano algae,” says Lasse Åberg who wants to highlight that local initiatives help us change…