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Finn Fun Day at the Scandinavia House

  • Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave New York, NY 10016 (map)

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


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



Earlier Event: September 11
The House of Finland