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Finn Fun Day: A Celebration of Finland's Centennial

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Scandinavia House

58 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10016

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Finland100 and Scandinavia House join together for an all day festival in celebration of Finnish culture through film, music, art, and children’s activities.


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Independent Visions: Helene Schjerfbeck and Her Contemporaries
12 pm – 6 pm

From the Collection of Ateneum, Finnish National Gallery. Fifty-five works by four female artists practicing in Finland during a period of cultural transformation. Join one of the two guided tours at 12:00 pm and 3:30 pm.

Finn Fun for Children & The Whole Family
12 pm – 1 pm

Start your day by crafting traditional Finnish ornaments and dancing to musical games.

Award-Winning Movie Born in Heinola (Teit Meistä Kauniin)
1 pm – 3 pm

People's Choice Award movie 2016, directed by Tuukka Temonen. The story of a teenage rock band and Finnish life in the 1990s. The film will be followed by a meet-and-greet with Amanda Young, who is portrayed in the film as a young woman.

Entertainment & Reception
4 pm – 6 pm

Special Guest: Anna Yletyinen, Deputy Consul General of Finland

New York City Finns: A presentation by Robert Saasto

Musical Performances by:
Olli Hirvonen, Jazz Guitarist
Demetrios Jussi Tsinopoulos, Finnish-Greek Tenor

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