Finn Fun Day at the Scandinavia House
Sep
30
12:00pm12:00pm

Finn Fun Day at the Scandinavia House

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

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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

Raffle

Tikets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/finn-fun-day-a-celebration-of-finlands-centennial-tickets-37670568685?aff=efbeventtix

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The House of Finland
Sep
11
to Sep 14

The House of Finland

FTDA – Finnish Tech, Design and Art is a non-profit organization that promotes outstanding Finnish creativity to the American market. Our annual event, The House of Finland (THoF) exhibition showcases Finnish innovation, sustainability and integrity to an exclusive audience of key decision makers, investors and top tier media. FTDA represents independent artists and designers, and innovative technology startups in the related fields. 2017 is the fifth year for the annual event.  Opening reception will be held on September 9th and the four-day exhibition opens on September 11th.

The pop-up will feature interactive sessions, multi-content exhibitions, concerts and evening events with the creatives who brought the works of art to life. Connections, a unique art piece by Susanna Sivonen was painted during the House of Finland 2016 exhibition. Exhibition includes also panel discussions and creative workshops. During the events, cultural interaction is encouraged, and supported by Finnish cuisine.

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Sauna Experience
Sep
10
12:00pm12:00pm

Sauna Experience

  • Red Hook Lane Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States (map)
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Experience genuine Finnish Sauna. The Traveling Sauna that has already traveled across the USA on its ongoing trip will be hot and ready for bathers on September 10th in Red Hook, Brooklyn. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience what a real Finnish Sauna is like, with the right temperature (between 158 and 212 F) and with the use of Sauna vihta (the birch whisk).

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Finland 100 Birthday Party
Sep
9
to Sep 10

Finland 100 Birthday Party

We would like to cordially invite you to the Finland 100 Birthday Party featuring unique Finnish design, tech, and art! 

What to expect?

Get your taste buds ready for some Finnish treats, such as singer Gea, DJ Rony Rex, media art, music and dance improvisation by Oases from HEL, live painting by Susanna Sivonen, and scanography by Kira Leskinen.  

Drinks are provided by Finlandia Vodka, Glöet, Rekorderlig Cider and Carlsberg. In addition, light snacks will be served.

Dress code: Cocktail

Event sponsors: MetsäBoard, Glöet, Nordea, Borenius, Marimekko, Lumene, Rekorderlig Cider, Fazer, Event Tracker, Lively Air, Finlandia Vodka, Finlandia Cheese, Lumene, Alekstra and Voss Water

Tickets: https://www.picatic.com/FInland100NYC-earlybird?mc_cid=2c098552b4&mc_eid=%5BUNIQID%5D#/edit

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Mölkky Tournament
Sep
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

Mölkky Tournament

Come and Test your Skills in the Popular Finnish Outdoor Game Called Mölkky. This is Your Chance to Become New York's Next Mölkky Champion!

When: Saturday, September 9th at 2:00 PM

Where: Street Fair at the Bleecker Street

 Register by Thursday September 7th by emailing Inkeri Saiku: 
inkeri.saiku@gmail.com

No previous experience in Mölkky needed. We will explain you the simple rules before the tournament.

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Street Fair
Sep
9
11:00am11:00am

Street Fair

  • BLEECKER ST BETWEEN CHRISTOPHER STREET AND W 10TH New York, NY United States (map)
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Experience a piece of Finland in the middle of Manhattan. Street Fair will bring various vendors to the Street Fair that will be held at the Bleecker Street in West Village on September 9th. Come and enjoy Finnish delicacies at the Suomi Cafe, buy handicrafts, and experience the real Finnish Sauna on wheels.

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Bake with Finlandia Butter
Sep
8
2:00am 2:00am

Bake with Finlandia Butter

  • Christopher Street New York, NY, 10014 United States (map)
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Join us for Karelian Pirogue Baking "TALKOOT"!  

Our mission is to bake 1,000 Karelian pirogues for Suomi 100 Cafe that will be open at the Street Fair on September 9th.

Baking will happen in four shifts and every shift can accommodate 10 person. 20 first sign ups will receive Finnlayson products. 

Advance registration is needed. Please email or call Kristiina Lieri, Kristiina.lieri@gmail.com, (917) 213 9139 by Monday , September 4th and indicate which of the following groups you would wish to join:

9:00AM - 12:00AM
12:00AM - 3:00PM
3:00PM - 6:00PM
6:00PM - 9:00PM

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