EVENTS

Naomi Moriyama in Dojo Restaurant on 3/5

Posted on Mar 7, 2017 | 0 comments

Naomi Moriyama in Dojo Restaurant on 3/5

  Dojo restaurant in Greenwich Village became the scene of a Japan-Finland friendship event on March 5, 2017. Naomi Moriyama, the co-author of three books on Japanese cuisine, explained to us the secrets of Japanese home cooking. The talk was followed by a delicious Japanese meal!   The women of Japan are living longer and healthier than everyone else on Earth. Also studies show that Japanese children are the healthiest in the world. They have by far the lowest obesity in the developed world, yet they are eating some of the world’s most delicious food.   The characteristics...

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Annual Meeting March 6, 6-8 PM

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 | 0 comments

at The Centre for Social Innovation, 3rd floor 601 West 26th St, 3rd floor New York, NY 10001   RSVP to info@finlandcenter.org   Informal networking over snacks and a glass of wine or tea/coffee 6-7pm, thereafter presentation of annual report and other usual agenda items.  Open to members and all who would like to learn more about volunteering for Finland in New York. Please note that only members with valid memberships can vote! If you cannot attend, please print out the proxy form below, sign, mail or scan/email back to us by March 6.  You may fill in the name of the...

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Foods and Friends Japan-Finland on 3/5

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 | 0 comments

Foods and Friends Japan-Finland on 3/5

Foods and Friends! Japan-Finland   Sunday March 5th | 4:30 – 6:00 pm @Dojo Restaurant (14 W.4th st)     Something incredible is happening in Japan. The women are living longer and healthier than everyone else on Earth. They are eating some of the world’s most delicious food. Yet they have by far the lowest obesity in the developed world. Come and discover the secrets of one of the most delicious, healthiest diets on Earth – the Japanese diet – followed by a typical Japanese meal! Naomi Moriyama, the co-author of three books on Japanese cuisine, will demystify...

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Yoga Fundraiser for Kota Alliance

Posted on Feb 3, 2017 | 0 comments

Yoga Fundraiser for Kota Alliance

Thank you to Aino Siren and Bowery Yoga for supporting the joint Finland Center – Kota Alliance yoga fundraiser!

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Aino Siren Yoga Event

Posted on Jan 19, 2017 | 0 comments

Aino Siren Yoga Event

Come and be a part of this special class that will help you align your intention for the new year as well as support Kota, with Slow Flow Yoga + Yin + Essential Oils. This class is for everyone! You will not regret taking this time to nourish your mind, body, and soul. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the work of The Kota Alliance. Thank you to Aino Siren and Bowery Yoga for making this possible! Slow Flow- yoga asana practice done gently and slowly. Yin Yoga- passively held floor poses. Yin is deeply nourishing and has many benefits for any yoga practitioner.  Enhances the flow of...

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Christmas Glögg at Estonian House

Posted on Dec 21, 2016 | 0 comments

Christmas Glögg at Estonian House

On December 16, a number of Finns and friends of Finland gathered at the cozy bar of Estonian house to enjoy some casual conversation and a glass or two of glögi. Johanna and Chris Telander (guitar) entertained us with Christmas music as well as Johanna’s own compositions for voice and piano. The audience, which kept growing as the evening wore on, joined in singing their favorite Christmas songs from books provided by Johanna (she knows all the songs!). Johanna was also accompanied on piano by Sean Ferguson, and his wife, as well as Johanna’s brother Mikael Haavisto (an actor in...

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Christmas Glögi Party on Dec 16 at Estonian House!

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 | 0 comments

Christmas Glögi Party on Dec 16 at Estonian House!

    MEMBERS OF FINLAND CENTER, FINLANDIA FOUNDATION NY METRO CHAPTER, AND ALL FINNS AND FRIENDS OF FINLAND! Join us for a relaxed get together over a glass or two of glögi  Come listen to talented Johanna Telander (vocals, keyboard) and Chris Telander (guitar) performing and inviting you to sing along with Finnish and Scandinavian Christmas songs! When: Friday, Dec 16, 6- 9pm Where: Estonian House bar, 243 E 34th St, New York, NY 10016 Tickets (including 2 drinks and snacks and music) at the door $25 members/ $30 nonmembers More snacks and Estonian style food available for...

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Sauna trip to the Wall Street Bath & Spa on November 22

Posted on Nov 4, 2016 | 2 comments

Sauna trip to the Wall Street Bath & Spa on November 22

Fall has officially arrived in New York City and as weather gets colder, we need to warm up. Come pamper yourself with us at the Wall Street Bath & Spa on November 22! The facility offers not only two pools, an eucalyptus steamroom and a juice bar but also three different kinds of saunas. Nurture your body in an infrared sauna, improve your blood circulation in an Old American Shvitz or sweat your stress out in a hot Russian sauna. Co-ed – bring your bathing suit; towels provided. Beer and Russian style food also available. Please send an e-mail to info@finlandcenter.org if...

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