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May 1, 2019

Vappu May Day Picnic

Vappu (May Day) Celebration hosted by the Finnish American Heritage Center and Finnish Theme Committee on May 1 from 6-8pm. Community picnic event with light refreshments provided by the Finlandia Dining Services and a dance band. We will also be celebrating the former Hankookin Heikkis. Students, employees, and local community members are all invited.

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 [...]

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