July 1 is coming soon! The Finnish-Canadian Society is happy to announce a Canada Day celebration in Helsinki in conjunction with the Canadian Embassy.
Please save the date for the Canada Day Celebration hosted by Ambassador of Canada, Ms. Andrée N. Cooligan on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 from 13:00 – 15:00 in Esplanadi Park, Espan Lava stage, located right in front of the Canadian Embassy in Helsinki. There will be a stage show on Espan Lava and much more! In addition to the Embassy of Canada contacts this event will also be open to the general public.
As an aside, a bit of Canadian humour for you…🙂
Do you know anyone here in Finland who is interested in studying in Canada?
The next “Study in Canada” session presented by the Fulbright Center in Helsinki will be held on April 16 from 16-17. This session will also be held online. See the link for more information!
Ovikellossa lukee “Tietoranta“
The buzzer reads “Tietoranta“
The North American Studies Program in co-operation with the Embassy of Canada organizes a lecture series on topical research on Canada conducted at the University of Helsinki Perspectives into Canadian Culture, Society and Nature Kaisa Library (7th Floor, Meeting room 7062) on Thursdays at 15.00 – 16.00 (All the lectures start at 3 pm sharp)
12.3. Marja Tiilikainen
Canadian Somali families and experience of everyday (in)security: another look at multicultural Canada
19.3. Klisala Harrison
Politics of Indigenous Music in Canada: Powwow, Protest and Popular Song
26.3. Mark Miller
The relationship of the Canadian Federal Parliament and the Canadian Supreme Court
2.4. Mark Shackleton
Voices from the Past: How Native Canadian Drama has dealt with history
9.4. Mikko Saikku
Non-Canadian Perspectives on Canadian Nature
16.4. Markku Henriksson
Colours along the Trans-Canada Highway
23.4. Outi Hakola
The problematic existence of Canadian Broadcasting and Cinema
Cirque Alfonse from Quebec will be performing Timber in Espoo from December 10-13. Recommended age is 7+
See more in the attached picture, or visit this web site for more information: http://www.espoonteatteri.fi/?page=765
If you are in Helsinki today and tomorrow the Canadian Embassy will be telling prospective students about studying in Canada at Studia, the largest post-secondary education fair in Finland. Stop by Messukeskus in Helsinki and check out booth 5 e 60!
The Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki, the Department of History, Lakehead University, the Alumni Association of Lakehead University and the Finnish- Canadian Society present:
Under the Red Star, a film by Kelly Saxberg
Tuesday, May 13 from 18.00-20.00 at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences, Seminar room 4, Unioninkatu 37, 2nd floor.
Afterwards the discussion will take on a more social nature and move to the Kaisla Pub in Kaisaniemi. The screening of this film is free and open to the public. Director Kelly Saxberg will also be present for the screening.
Under the Red Star can be found on Facebook.