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February 6, 2017

Heikinpäivä Cheese Making and Kantele Class

A pair of closing events for Heikinpäivä will take place on Monday, February 6 as event goers will get to dive into cheese making and five-string kantele!

2 & 6 p.m. — Leipäjuusto (squeaky cheese) making workshop with Joanna Chopp, Finnish American Heritage Center. $15 per person.

6 p.m. — 5-string kantele class with Kris Kyrö, Finnish American Heritage Center. $15 per person.

Learn more about Heikinpäivä at http://www.finnishamericanreporter.com/heikin_page/schedule.

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 [...]