Cathedral in Finland covers stairs with thousands of Nicki Minaj booty images

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Finland certainly found an unusual way of welcoming Nicki Minaj.

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Thousands of life-size cutouts of the rapper's wildly popular, bootylicious "Anaconda" cover art appeared on the steps of a Helsinki Cathedral on Wednesday to promote Minaj's appearance at the country's Summer Up Festival on July 3 and 4.

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Cathedral in Finland covers stairs with thousands of Nicki Minaj booty images
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That wasn't the only surprise in store for those passing by the cathedral. According to New York Daily News, two-day passes to the Summer Up Festival were attached to 100 of the cutouts, which inevitably got fans to search through the cardboard booties.

The event marks the first time Minaj has performed in Finland.

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