The Finland 100 Gala is soon here. Get your tickets now!
Emmi Kainulainen, Emcee
Our Finland 100 Gala event will take place in Minneapolis, MN at Orchestra Hall on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Doors open at 6:30 PM!
This FinnSource, signature event will be an evening of celebration with wonderful music and friendship.
Immerse yourself in Finnish culture while celebrating 100 years of Finland’s independence. This music-filled Gala includes performances by Silver Ainomäe’s quartet Cellissimo; Kari Sundström; Eric Peltoniemi; and the Finland 100 Chorus, led by Eeva Savolainen. Emmi Kainulainen, a Finnish designer, and model will be the Gala’s emcee.
In the Grand Foyer you can mingle or sit with friends, and enjoy wonderful Finnish-style appetizers, desserts, and a cash bar. The program takes place in the Atrium, where guests are free to sit or stand.
To conclude the evening, guests will be invited to dance to Finnish tunes from the 100 years of Finland’s independence.
There is NO formal dress code for this event. A suggestion is to dress as you would to attend a performance at Orchestra Hall. However, wearing a long gown or wearing something that is comfortable for you, are also good options. Dress in your best to celebrate Finland’s 100 Birthday!
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM – Socializing
7:15 PM – Program honoring Finland and an address by President Sauli Niinistö 7:30 PM – Music by Silver Ainomäe
7:45 PM to 8:10 PM – Socializing
8:10 PM – Music by Eric Peltoniemi with Finland 100 Choir 8:25 PM – Music by Kari Sundström
8:45 PM to 9:00 PM – Socializing
9:00 PM – Dance to tunes through 100 years of Finland’s independence
10:00 PM – Gala concludes
Need a Hotel?
The Hilton Hotel at 1001 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, has a block of rooms at a reduced price ($159 +tax) for Gala attendees. Reservations must be made by November 15, 2017, to take advantage of this offer. You can call the hotel at 612-376-1000 and use the code SUO or click on the link below to book online: