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Tag Archive: City of Hancock Finnish Theme Committee

April 17, 2019

Finnish American Heritage Center Brings Vappu Celebration to Campus

Each year the country of Finland takes a break from their daily routines to pause and celebrate together. Vappu, celebrated on May 1, marks the end of winter. The holiday also serves as international recognition day of labor.

This year, the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC) is hosting a Vappu (May Day) celebration at the FAHC on Wednesday, May 1 at 6 p.m.

Co-hosted by the Finnish Theme Committee of Hancock and Finlandia University, the event will [...]

January 3, 2018

Social dance class open to Finlandia students and community

There’s no better way to warm yourself on a chilly winter’s evening than to dance. And Heikinpäivä 2018 is offering plenty of opportunities to do just that – even for folks who’ve never danced before.

That’s because the City of Hancock’s Finnish Theme Committee is partnering with Finlandia University to offer an eight-week class in social dance that’ll teach even the most firmly-rooted wallflower some of the most enjoyable and easy to learn dance steps. Led by Finlandia University Fiber [...]

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