$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