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Finn Fun Day A Celebration of Finland's Centennial

Sat—9-30-2017
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SAT—9-30-201712-6 PM
$15 ($10 ASF Members)

Finland100 and Scandinavia House join together for an all-day festival in celebration of Finnish culture through film, music, art, and children’s activities.

Schedule of Events

Independent Visions: Helene Schjerfbeck and Her Contemporaries
12 – 6 PM

From the Collection of Ateneum, Finnish National Gallery. Fifty-five works by four celebrated female artists practicing in Finland during a period of cultural transformation. Join one of the two guided tours at 12:00 pm and 3:30 pm.

Start your day by crafting Finnish ornaments and dancing to musical games.
12 – 1 PM

Born in Heinola/ Teit Meistä Kauniin
1 – 3 PM

A People’s Choice Award movie of 2016, directed by Tuukka Temonen (Finland, 2016), Born in Heinola is the story of a teenage rock band amid Finnish life in 1990s. The film will be followed by a meet-and-greet with Amanda Young, who is portrayed as one of the characters in the film.
111 Minutes |  In Finnish with English subtitles

Entertainment & Reception
4 – 6 PM

Anna Yletyinen, Deputy Consul of Finland
New York City Finns: A presentation by Robert Saasto

Musical Performances by:
Olli Hirvonen, Jazz Guitarist
Demetrios Jussi Tsinopoulos, Finnish-Greek Tenor

RAFFLE

Special thanks to Iitala, Reima, Prestige des Sacres, Scandecor Rugs, Finlandia, and Polar

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