Juhannus 2020

The ink still isn’t dry on contracts and visa applications, but the programming lineup for Juhannus 2020 is nearing completion. Programming is slated to begin on May 11 with the Finnish American Folk School’s log sauna building class.
Please find below a general press release explaining the itinerary for this year’s June celebration.

Juhannus activities on hold due to Coronavirus outbreak

This year’s Juhannus festivities are currently suspended due to the public health concerns surround the Coronavirus outbreak. This includes all planned Finnish American Folk School activities.

For more information about this summer’s Juhannus celebration, or the Finnish American Folk School, visit the Finnish American Heritage Center at 435 Quincy Street in Hancock, or call (906) 487-7549.

Juhannus is an annual celebration at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center, incorporating Finnish American Folk School (FAFS) workshops into a festival atmosphere. The FAFS, which is made possible by a grant from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, is designed to provide instruction in Finnish folk arts, with a goal of creating a new generation of tradition bearers in Michigan’s Copper Country and beyond.