Finlandia Fridays kicks off the weekend with international superstar Antti Holma. Holma, a 34-year-old Helsinki native, gained popularity after appearing on the 2014 season of the Finnish sketch comedy show “Putous.” That same year, he released his debut novel, titled “Järjestäjä,” and followed that with a book of poetry, “Kauheimmat runot” in 2015. He has also appeared in four feature-length Finnish movies, and several television series. He is most notably recognized for his work on “Putous,” a Finnish show similar to [...]
Doors open at 6:30. The evening begins with a short performance by the Kivajat Dancers, followed by dancing with the Backroom Boys. Special guest with will be Finnish television personality Antti Holma. The event is a fundraiser for the Kivajat Dancers! Additional details will be released closer to the event’s date!
Finnish TV personality Antti Holma was looking to produce a show about Finnish-American culture, and he knew exactly where to go.
That’s why he and his film crew came to the Copper Country, and that’s why they’ll be at the St. Urho’s/St. Patrick’s Day Dance at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17 at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock. They’ll be there to see the old-time area tradition of dance enjoyed by the not only those who’ve been [...]