We are commemorating the birthday of Finland's national poet with emphasis on Runebergas a chronicler, in the Tales of Ensign Stål, of the war of 1808-09 between Sweden and, which 200 years ago resulted in Finland gaining statehood.
The Hall of Scandinavian Community Centre
(See address and directions in the left column of this blog)
February 1st, 2009, 2-4 pm
Admission by donation.
The program, featuring musical performances and speeches, is hosted by the Canadian Friends of Finland (Vancouver).
The program will be hosted in Finnish, Swedish and English.
Please tell your your friends and family