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Tag Archive: Finland’s Independence Day

November 30, 2017

Finlandia’s Finnish American Heritage Center to host Independence gathering on December 6

It’s the most watched television program in Finland every year, and this year Copper Country residents will have the chance to tune in as well.

It’s the annual Presidential Independence Day Ball, which is hosted each December 6 by the President of Finland at the Presidential Palace, and televised across the nation. This year, at the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC), the Ball will be briefly live-streamed as part of a program exemplifying the Finnish traditions surrounding this [...]

November 23, 2016

Finlandia to celebrate Finland’s Independence

As it has each year since the country became independent 99 years ago, Finlandia University will celebrate Finland’s Independence Day with a program of music and theatre on Tuesday, December 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center.

The program will feature a short play, written and performed by local actress Kris Kyro, along with some musical pieces by the Ilon Kaiku kantele ensemble and other local talent. The evening will also include the announcement of [...]

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