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April 2015

DanceWorks CoWorks presents We Don’t Need Another Hero

April 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

DanceWorks CoWorks presents International- award winning Canadian artist Meagan O’Shea’s bilingual dance-theatre show         at The Theatre Centre, in Toronto. CFF is delighted to promote We Don’t Need Another Hero, featuring Finnish on the 9th of April at 8pm. Inspired by the Occupy movement and the dilemma between complacency/convenience and action/discomfort, We Don't Need Another Hero is part performance, part communal catharsis, and experiential spectacle. It includes a dance-theatre solo with different language translation each show; an immersive sonic experience…

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May 2015

SIRKUS FOCUS ON FINLAND

May 22, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Daniel Spectrum Theatre, 585 Dundas St East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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A cultural exchange between the Canadian and Finnish circus communities. SHOW 6pm - 7pm: Duo D’Lyh Duo D’Lyh is comprised of married performers Kaito Takaya-ma & Sanni Sarlin. As journeymen they reveal the breadth of their multi-discipline style and physical research. Object manipulation, aerials, duo acrobatics, and more as they unveil an undulating rhythm of calm and energetic performance. SHOW 8pm - 9pm: Ilona Jäntti World renowned and Master performer Ilona Jäntti joins us in Toronto one week after being…

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34th Annual General Meeting

May 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Croft Chapter House, University College, University of Toronto, 15 Kings College Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7 Canada
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You are cordially invited to the 34th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Friends of Finland Peter Auvinen is a senior partner in the Toronto Office of Miller Thomson LLP and practises commercial litigation in the area of insolvency, bankruptcy and restructuring. He has extensive trial experience and has appeared in all levels of courts in Ontario. As a leader of the Nordic Practice Group, Peter travels regularly to the Nordic countries to meet with clients and provides personalized legal services…

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August 2015

Karita Mattila in recital

August 7, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Koerner Hall

CFF is pleased to promote Karita Mattila in recital         The magnificent Finnish soprano, a star on the world’s most prestigious stages, performs a breathtaking recital of music. “With her powerful voice and dramatic intensity…Karita Mattila is undoubtedly one of the greatest opera singers of the moment.” – Classic FM 20% discount for Canadian Friends of Finland!* PROMO CODE:  FINLAND In Person:  The Weston Family Box Office,  273 Bloor Street West *Discount does not apply to previously…

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October 2015

Aallotar Concert – Oct 6, 2015

October 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church, 25 Old York Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Aallotar Concert October 6, 7:00 pm Canadian Friends of Finland Education Foundation presents a concert by Aallotar, a duo with Finnish-American violinist Sara Pajunen and Finnish accordionist, Teija Niku who will perform Finnish-American folk music in both Finnish and English. The name Aallotar, meaning "wave maiden" comes from a character in Finland's national epic "Kalevala". The Aallotar name has graced the hulls of Finnish ships for centuries - ships that separated the ancestors of Aallotar's members. One hundred years ago,…

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