View Full Version : Finland's 96th Anniversary Celebration

June Pelo
24-11-13, 23:05
Come celebrate the 96th Anniversary of Finland’s independence at United Methodist Church, 106 East
86th Street New York, NY on December 1st at 3PM and pay tribute to the men and women who made it
possible. The event arranged by the Finlandia Foundation NY Metropolitan Chapter is open to the public with no admission fee.
Ladies in national dresses will welcome you to our traditional program, which includes:
Invocation by Pastor Tiina Talvitie, NY Finnish Lutheran Congregation
Keynote address by Ambassador Jarmo Viinanen, Permanent Representative of Finland to the United
Greeting by Lt Col Esa Vanonen, Counselor, Military Adviser, United Nations
Musical performance by FF National’s Performer of the Year Marja Kaisla
Marja Kaisla will also play National Anthems and ”Finlandia”
Special appearance by Taina Elg
Mistress of Ceremonies Heli Sirviö
Coffee hour with ”kahvi and pulla and more” by Tuula Malmi (suggested fee is $10)