BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//FinnSource - ECPv4.5.13//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:FinnSource X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for FinnSource BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20170826 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20170827 DTSTAMP:20170924T193037 CREATED:20170622T032559Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170807T032519Z SUMMARY:Annual Finnish Folk Festival in New York Mills DESCRIPTION:Finnish Folk Festival\nTime: Weekend days\nPlace: Finn Creek Open Air Museum\, New York Mills \nFor more information\, see \n URL: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20170828 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20170828 DTSTAMP:20170924T193037 CREATED:20170707T113225Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170707T113225Z SUMMARY:100 Day Countdown to Finland's 100th Year of Independence DESCRIPTION:Celebrate the upcoming centennial.\nVisit us on Facebook at Finland 100 Northland for more information. \nA Finland 100 Yhdessä Northland Event\n URL: LOCATION:7095 Saginaw Rd\, Saginaw\, MN\, 55779 CATEGORIES:Entertainment,Food END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170829T160000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170829T173000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20161210T012613Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170704T141854Z SUMMARY:Finnish Conversational Group DESCRIPTION:Spend a Tuesday evening conversing in Finnish. Bring a friend for a fun challenge. \nThis is a long standing Twin Cities Finnish language group. New members welcome any Tuesday! \n URL: LOCATION:2245 Como Ave\, St. Paul\, MN\, 55108\, United States CATEGORIES:Entertainment,Finnish Language ORGANIZER;CN="Urho%20Rahkola" END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170910T160000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170910T190000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170706T145141Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170706T145141Z SUMMARY:Community Night Out in Embarrass DESCRIPTION:Community Night Out in Embarrass\nLocation: Seitaniemi Housebarn\nFeaturing Bill Maxwell and Cowboy Angel Blue. Good food\, great pies\, wonderful company\, and superb music! \n URL: LOCATION:Embarrass Town Hall\, 7503 Levander Rd\, Embarrass\, MN\, 55732 CATEGORIES:Dancing,Entertainment,Food,Music END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170915T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170915T120000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170916T201438Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170908T152644Z SUMMARY:Suomi Koulu DESCRIPTION:Suomi Koulu\n\nSeptember 16 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM\n\n\n\nPikku Myyt Ages 0–3 (Parent-child playgroup)  10 -11 am \nHattivatit Ages 3–5 10am- 12noon  \nNipsut Ages 5-8 10am- 12noon  \nHemulit Ages 9+ 10am- 12noon beginners  \nMuumit Ages 9+ 10am- 12noon advanced/conversational  \nMöröt Adults\, all levels 10:30 am-noon \n\n\n URL: LOCATION: 3244 34th Ave S\, Minneapolis\, MN\, 55406\, United States END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170915T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170915T213000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170908T145850Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170908T145850Z SUMMARY:FACA Program September 2017 DESCRIPTION:Finnish American Cultural Activities\nMusic at September Program with Diane Jarvi\nEnjoy music and kahvi aika with FACA! Visitors welcome. \n URL: LOCATION:1694 Como Ave\, St. Paul\, MN\, United States CATEGORIES:Education,Entertainment,Music ORGANIZER;CN="FACA%20-%20Finnish%20American%20Cultural%20Activities":MAILTO: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170916T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170916T120000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170908T154629Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170914T184209Z SUMMARY:Suomi-koulu DESCRIPTION: \nSuomi-koulu\n\n10:00 AM – 12:00 PM\n\nTo Register\, please come to any class and we will fill the online form with you. Payments in cash or check\, please.\n  \n\n\nPikku Myyt Ages 0–3 (Parent-child playgroup)  10 -11 am \nHattivatit Ages 3–5 10am- 12noon \nNipsut Ages 5-8 10am- 12noon \nHemulit Ages 9+ 10am- 12noon \nbeginners Muumit Ages 9+ 10am- 12noon \nadvanced/conversational Möröt Adults\, all levels \n\n\n\n\n\n\n URL: LOCATION: 3244 34th Ave S\, Minneapolis\, MN\, 55406\, United States CATEGORIES:Children,Education,Finnish Language,Parents END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170916T140000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170916T230000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170814T201257Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170820T203149Z SUMMARY:Finnish Dance Day DESCRIPTION:Finnish Dance Day\nDance Instruction Food\, Entertainment\, Dancing!\nFinnish event at the Eagles Club. \nDance instruction from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; food served 5 p.m.; entertainment at 6 p.m.;  dance music from 7:30 to 11 p.m. by Tjarnblom and Finn Hall. \nTicket information ; \nThis is a FinnFest “Warm up” before the Finn Fest 2017 officially begins on Sept 21 \n URL: LOCATION:2507 East 25th Street\, Minneapolis\, Minnesota\, 55406 CATEGORIES:Dancing,Entertainment,Folk Dance,Food,Music END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170917T150000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170917T163000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170716T173624Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170716T173624Z SUMMARY:Recital "Northern Lights" with Mimmi Fulmer\, soprano; Craig Randal Johnson\, pianist DESCRIPTION:Vocal recital “Northern Lights” highlights a broad variety of Finnish classical song and lieder\nIncluded will be the composers Sibelius\, Melartin\, Gothoni\, T. Kuusisto\, and new music by Olli Kortekangas and Jouni Kaipainen\, and more. Mimmi Fulmer\, from the Univ. of Wisconsin\, is a leading expert in Scandinavian vocal music\, and recorded for four record labels. This is a unique and one-time opportunity to hear this great music performed at the Finnish-inspired Saarinen church. \nFinnish Classical Music Past and Present \n URL: LOCATION: 3244 34th Ave S\, Minneapolis\, MN\, 55406\, United States CATEGORIES:Music ORGANIZER;CN="Craig%20Randal%20Johnson" END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20170921 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20170921 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170811T170740Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170901T121611Z SUMMARY:Finland 100 Genealogy Forum DESCRIPTION:Finland 100 Genealogy Forum\nInitial preliminary forum information:\n\nfull day pre-festival event on Thursday\, September 21\, on the last official day of Summer!\nTo be held at the Hilton Minneapolis\, diagonal across the street from Orchestra Hall\nSeparate registration and fee required\, Registration is open at\nPlanning potentially 3 keynote/plenary sessions plus 12 breakout sessions – Format and timing being adjusted to better fit our day and the evening dinner opportunity!! Stay tuned!\n\nIncluding a premier luncheon keynote session\n\n\n\n\nAgenda\, schedule\, and more details will be added at as plans are confirmed.* \n*All information and plans subject to change at any time during this planning stage. \n URL: LOCATION:1001 Marquette Ave.\, inneapolis\, MN\, 55403-240 CATEGORIES:Education,Genealogy END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20170921 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20170921 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170826T163121Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170826T163121Z SUMMARY:Bus Tour to Cokato\, MN DESCRIPTION:Bus Tour to Cokato\, MN\nVisit to the oldest continuous Finnish community in North America.  All-day. Includes lunch while at Temperance Corners open air museum.\nAt 8:30 AM\, meet the Holt bus at the Hilton and travel Hwy 12 to Cokato. Harvey Barberg\, descendant of original settlers\, will be your guide. Attractions: Tour of Sauna Tech and Cokato Museum; on to Temperance Corner for the tour of the Sauna\, Cabin\, School and the Hall; a pasty lunch and then off to Annandale\, MN\, to the Pioneer Park and tour of the Finnish Tin Church. Back to the Hilton. \n  \n URL: CATEGORIES:Education,Entertainment,Food,History END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170921T080000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170921T160000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170918T012633Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170918T012633Z SUMMARY:Bus Tour to Cokato DESCRIPTION:Visit to the oldest\, continuous Finnish community in North America.   \nAll-day event  including lunch while at Temperance Corners open air museum. \nThis all-day bus tour leaves the Hilton Hotel downtown at 8.15 and can pick up additional passengers at the Sears parking lot at Ridgedale at about 8.30. \nHarvey Barberg\, a descendant of the original settlers\, will be your tour guide\, introducing you to the community as the bus travels 50 miles west of Minneapolis. Once in Cokato\, Harvey will continue to provide interpretation as the tour stops at TyloHylo’s sauna construction plant\, the Cokato City Museum\, the Temperance Corners open air museum\, the Apostolic church with its early cemetery\, and the old tin church at Pioneer Park in Annandale. Finnish style pasties’ picnic lunch will be provided. Back in Minneapolis around 4 PM. Reservation requested. Price is $30 paid online at the FinnFest USA website\, mailed to the postal address or paid when boarding the bus. \nRegistration \n \n URL: CATEGORIES:Education,History END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170921T090000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170921T140000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170814T195457Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170829T193510Z SUMMARY:Finnish America Progressive History DESCRIPTION:Finnish America Progressive History\nA Symposium on Labor\, Cooperatives and Politics\nEvent description and details:\n Welcome. Eugene Ollila. 9-9:10.\n Finnish American Contribution to American Progressive Politics. Richard Hudelson\, Emeritus Professor\, Department of Philosophy\, University of Wisconsin-Superior and University of Minnesota-Duluth. 9:10-10:30.\nFinnish American Contribution to American Labor History. Peter Rachleff\, East Side Freedom Library\, previously Professor at Macalester College\, 9:40-10:10.\nGroup Discussion.\n A Finnish American from Minnesota becomes a National Political Leader. Gus Hall: His Last Public Interview. Aaron Brown\, Instructor at Hibbing Community College. 10:30-11:00.\n “Cooperatively Yours”: a documentary film by Kristen Ojaniemi about the Finnish Cooperative in Bruce Crossing\, Michigan. 11:00-12:00.\n Lunch and Group Discussion. 12:00-12:30.\n The Legacy of the Cooperative Movement Today. Brenda Latvala Pfahni and Tom Pierson of Shared Capital Cooperative\, and John Pederson\, developer of the 612 Sauna Society. 12:30-1:30.\n Group Discussion. 1:30-1:50.\n Final Remarks. Gene Ollila. 1:50-2:00 \nNorway House\, 913 E Franklin Ave\, Minneapolis\, MN 55404. Parking is available next Norway House\, which is directly in front of Mindekirchen. \n URL: ORGANIZER;CN="Eugene%20Ollila%2C%20MD" END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170921T170000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170921T210000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170811T164528Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170811T164528Z SUMMARY:Traditional Finnish Thursday Pea Soup and Pannukakku Dinner DESCRIPTION:Traditional Finnish Thursday Pea Soup and Pannukakku Dinner\nwith musical entertainment provided by Finn Hall and sing-a-long with Margaret Vainio and Tiina Watts.\nDinners will be served from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Cost: $16.00 ($13.00 for FinnFest registrants with badge)\, $5.00 for children age 3-7\, free for children 2 and under. Cash (& local checks) only at the door. \nThis is an official FinnFest event hosted by FACA – Finnish American Cultural Activities Inc. \n  \n URL: LOCATION:3030 West River Parkway\, Minneapolis\, MN\, 55406\, United States CATEGORIES:Entertainment,Food,Music ORGANIZER;CN="FACA%20-%20Finnish%20American%20Cultural%20Activities":MAILTO: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170921T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170921T200000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170814T194005Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170814T194005Z SUMMARY:Euro Cocktail Fall 2017 DESCRIPTION:Euro-Cocktail with Ms. Kirsti Kauppi\, Finnish Ambassador to the U.S.\nSAVE THE DATE!\nCome and join us as we celebrate the Centenary of Finland’s Independence and welcome guest speaker\, Ms. Kirsti Kauppi\, Finnish Ambassador to the U.S. \nThe Euro-Cocktail networking events bring together members of the Euro-American Chambers of Commerce twice a year. \nHors-D’oeuvre and Cash bar will be available. \nRegister now!\n \nTICKETS: Euro-Chamber Members and their Guests: $30    Non-Members: $40    At the door: $45 \nPARKING: Ramp across the street and street parking \n  \n  \n URL: LOCATION:818 Second Street South\, Minneapolis\, MN\, 55415 CATEGORIES:Business,Food,Politics END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20170922 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20170924 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170628T170841Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170628T170841Z SUMMARY:FinnFest USA 2017 DESCRIPTION:\n\n\n\n\nMinneapolis\, Minnesota Welcomes FinnFest USA\nMany events are included in the Festival\, Sept. 22-24\, and there is more than one venue. In addition\, there are events preceding the official Festival days. See the website for the best information\, including housing and registration..\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nTervetuloa! Välkommen! Welcome! to FinnFest USA 2017.  In this year of Suomi Sata/Finland 100\, Minneapolis is the site of an incredible program that commemorates 100 years of Finland as a nation state.  Yhdessä/Together\, the theme of Finland 100\, guides this year’s encounter with Finland and Finnish America.  Check out the rich program outlined here on our website\, a program that explores the past\, the present\, and the future of the world we live in….all done with our Finnish lens. \n  \n\n\n\n\n\n\n URL: CATEGORIES:Education,Entertainment,Finnish Language,Folk Dance,Food,Genealogy,History,Music,TC Suomi END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170922T150000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170922T163000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170621T193732Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170621T193732Z SUMMARY:FinnFest USA Convocation\, Finland100 Chorus Performing DESCRIPTION:Finland 100 Chorus will perform at the FinnFest USA Convocation.\nThe Convocation will include festival music\, poetry reading and singing of the national anthems surrounding welcome greetings from special guests. \n  \n URL: CATEGORIES:Entertainment,Folk Dance,History,Music END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170922T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170923T220000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170622T033930Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170622T034037Z SUMMARY:MN Orchestra Concert - Aho\, Kuusisto\, Sibelius DESCRIPTION:Minnesota Orchestra Concert\nAll Finnish music: Kalevi Aho\, “Minea”; Jukka Kuusisto\, Violin Concerto; Sibelius Symphony #2\nTime: 8:00 – 10:00 PM  \nPlace: Orchestra Hall\, Minneapolis \nLink: \n URL: CATEGORIES:Music END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170924T040000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170924T173000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170701T210835Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170701T211925Z SUMMARY:VocalEssence: Finlandia Forever (4 PM) DESCRIPTION:Finlandia Forever Concert\nDirecting: Osmo Vänskä\nVocalEssence\nViolinist Sara Pajunen\nWhile the land of the midnight sun has long been known for refreshingly bright ideas—from saunas to cell phones—its musical contributions are equally innovative. Favorite Finns Osmo Vänskä and Sara Pajunen will help us celebrate 100 years of Finnish independence\, performing music of Sibelius\, Rautavaara\, Mäntyjärvi\, Saariaho\, and others. Catch “Finn Fever” and join in with a chorus of Sibelius’s Finlandia. Presented in partnership with the American Swedish Institute and national FinnFest USA. \n URL: LOCATION:2600 Park Ave. S.\, Minneaolis\, MN\, 55407 CATEGORIES:Music END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170924T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170924T203000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170701T211647Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170701T212142Z SUMMARY:VocalEssence: Finlandia Forever (7 PM) DESCRIPTION:Finlandia Forever Concert\nDirecting: Osmo Vänskä\nVocalEssence\nViolinist Sara Pajunen\nWhile the land of the midnight sun has long been known for refreshingly bright ideas—from saunas to cell phones—its musical contributions are equally innovative. Favorite Finns Osmo Vänskä and Sara Pajunen will help us celebrate 100 years of Finnish independence\, performing music of Sibelius\, Rautavaara\, Mäntyjärvi\, Saariaho\, and others. Catch “Finn Fever” and join in with a chorus of Sibelius’s Finlandia. Presented in partnership with the American Swedish Institute and national FinnFest USA. \n URL: LOCATION:2600 Park Avenue\, Minneapolis\, MN\, 55407\, United States CATEGORIES:Music END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170927T163000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170927T190000 DTSTAMP:20170924T193038 CREATED:20170622T035257Z LAST-MODIFIED:20170622T035257Z SUMMARY:River Boat Cruise with Runeberg Choir\, Porvoo\, Finland DESCRIPTION:Musical St. Croix River Boat Cruise with the Runebergskoren Chorus from Porvoo\, Finland\, and the American Swedish Institute Male Chorus.\nCruise the St. Croix in excellent musical company!\nDeparts at 4:30 p.m. and returns at 7 p.m. For more information\, contact Eric Jaakkola\, president of ASI Male Chorus\,\, 612-669-9158.\n URL: CATEGORIES:Entertainment,Food,Music END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR