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October 5, 2017

Teaser for Finnish TV show that highlights Hancock released

Hancock episode to be shown on Nov. 20

This week the first teaser for a Finnish television series that will feature Finlandia University was released.

Antti Holma is the host of the Finnish show, which begins October 23. He came tot he Copper Country in March to shoot an episode highlight the area’s Finnish American heritage.

In March of this year a crew from one of Finland’s major broadcasting networks came to Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula to highlight the  Finnish American [...]

March 24, 2017

Lights, camera, action with Finnish actor Antti Holma

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 [...]

March 17, 2017

St. Urho’s/St.Patrick’s Day Dance

Mark your calendar for the St. Urho’s/St.Patrick’s Day Dance – an old time Copper Country Dance!

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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!

March 16, 2017

Finnish TV personality attending Friday’s St. Urho’s/St. Patrick’s Day Dance

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 [...]

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