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August 2018

Community BBQ – Sunday August 26

August 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church, 25 Old York Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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November 2018

Olavi Virta movie – November 13

November 13, 2018 @ 6:45 pm
Innis College, Town Hall, University of Toronto,, 2 Sussex Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 1J5 Canada
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      Canadian Friends of Finland (CFF) & Finnish Studies at U of T proudly present a new Finnish film OLAVI VIRTA    Olavi Virta (by Timo Koivusalo, 2018) tells a story of one of the most loved singers of Finland and “The King of Finnish Tango” – Olavi Virta (1915–1972). During his career between 1930s and 1950s, Virta recorded more than 600 songs, such as Finnish classics Hopeinen kuu and Kultainen nuoruus. He was a member of the…

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Songs from the North: The Metallic Country Brand of Finland

November 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Alumni Hall 404, St Michael’s College, University of Toronto, 121 St Joseph St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1J4 Canada
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           Finnish Studies Program at the University of Toronto & Canadian Friends of Finland warmly welcome you to the 10th public lecture in the series An Evening with Finnish Studies. SONGS FROM THE NORTH: THE METALLIC COUNTRY BRAND OF FINLAND delivered by  Dr. Toni-Matti Karjalainen  (Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland)  "I do want to point out, that Finland has perhaps the most heavy metal bands in the world”, stated US President Barack Obama in his address to…

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LAW, TRUST AND LEGITIMACY:  FINNISH AND NORDIC EXPERIENCES  – Nov 29

November 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Alumni Hall 404, St Michael’s College, University of Toronto, 121 St Joseph St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1J4 Canada
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Finnish Studies Program at the University of Toronto & Canadian Friends of Finland (CFF) jointly welcome you to the 11th public lecture in the series An Evening with Finnish Studies. LAW, TRUST AND LEGITIMACY: FINNISH AND NORDIC EXPERIENCES delivered by Prof. Kimmo Nuotio (University of Helsinki, Finland) The Nordic countries are known for people’s high confidence in the authorities, including the police, the prosecutors and the courts. People are also well networked, civil society is strong, and political life is…

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December 2018

Featured Lives Series – December 1

December 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Women’s Art Association of Canada, 23 Prince Arthur Ave
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Canadian Friends of Finland Education Foundation Presents  A Celebration of Finland’s Independence, with a Piano Performance,    authentic Finnish food and the continuation of our Featured Lives Series  Saturday, December 1, 2018 7-10pm PROGRAM: 7:00 pm Conversation, drinks (cash bar) and an array of Finnish finger foods including piirakka 7:40 pm Bar closes. 7:45 pm Olga Nechepurenko (Väisänen) is a Toronto musician, specializing in piano performance and music theory. She received both her BFA in music and MA in musicology…

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