CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Explore the upcoming celebrations in and around Metro Vancouver in our exciting calendar of events, festivals and togetherness.
Tutustu tuleviin tapahtumiin festivaalikalenterissa kokoontuessamme yhteen Vancouverissa tai sen lähistöllä.
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NOV 17 2017
LECTURE ON FINNISH EDUCATION BY PASI SAHLBERG
On Friday, November 17th, 8:30 AM, at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, Dr. Sahlberg will speak about Finnish education and what it means for the nation. He’ll address how the Finns will work their educational system from here into the unknown future. Discussion with the audience is included. The event is co-sponsored by the British Columbia School Superintendents Association, and we are grateful for their partnership.
DEC 6 - 6:00 PM
INDEPENDENCE DAY GALA DINNER
Presented by Finland 100 Vancouver
The Celebration of Finland's 100 Years of Independence will wrap up with a Gala Dinner at the Vancouver Convention Centre West Building. This is the premier location for Vancouver and it will be a memorable place to celebrate Independence Day on December 6th 2017.
OCT 29 2017
SUOMALAINEN MESSU CONCERT
OCT 27 & 28 2017
MORPHED BY TERO SAARINEN COMPANY
SEP 8, 2017
ACCORDION ALCHEMY, PART I
Antti Paalanen (Finland) at Accordion Noir Fest
The accordion takes on mythic proportions with the North American debut of Antti Paalanen (Finland) at St. James Anglican Church.
Paalanen is one of Europe’s most sought after accordion performers, transporting audiences to primal Finnish landscapes through his signature combination of virtuosic technique and inspired electronics.
MAY 27-28 2017
“Info-Metsä” Western Canada meets Finland. Finland is the feature country at the European Festival. Come and enjoy feature performances and interactive displays about Finland as part of this weekend-long festival.
Swangard Stadium, Burnaby.
Visit www.europeanfestival.ca for festival hours and ticket information.
JUN 16-18 2017
SCANDINAVIAN MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL
“Info-Metsä” Western Canada meets Finland at the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. Displays, local vendors, Finnish food, and food from Finland at this annual festival.
Scandinavian Community Centre.
Visit www.scandinavianmidsummerfestival.com for festival hours and ticket information.
©2017 Finland 100 Vancouver