EVENTS

Samuji Networking Event May 18, 2017

Posted on May 22, 2017 | 0 comments

Samuji Networking Event May 18, 2017

Thank you to Samuji for hosting us on May 18 in the store at 12 Prince St NYC! A friendly gathering of old timers and newcomers to New York enjoyed a 20% discount on everything in the store, plus snacks and drinks. A special treat was gin and lingonberry liqueur provided by Helsinki Distillery Co (link). Wishing this outstanding Finnish designer continued success in New...

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Finland Center 6th Annual Midsummer 5K Run

Posted on May 11, 2017 | 0 comments

Finland Center 6th Annual Midsummer 5K Run

6/18/2017 @ Prospect Park We invite you to participate in the Finland Center’s Midsummer 5K Run and Nordic Pole Walkathon on Father’s Day, June 18th, to support the Kota Alliance’s work for gender equality. Yes, this benefits men too, particularly in the realm of fatherhood! Working out of rented space at the Centre for Social Innovation, The Kota Alliance supports nonprofit organizations collaborating on furthering their missions for gender equality and women’s empowerment worldwide. In previous years, we have had more New Yorkers than Finns participate – this...

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Emma Larsson in New York

Posted on May 11, 2017 | 0 comments

Emma Larsson in New York

Swedish-born, Helsinki-trained singer Emma Larsson performs in Caffe Vivaldi on May 30 Where: Caffe Vivaldi 32 Jones Street New York, NY 10012 When: Wednesday May 24 8:00 p.m. More info about Emma Larsson Here Caffe...

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Vappu Picnic @ Central Park

Posted on May 3, 2017 | 0 comments

Vappu Picnic @ Central Park

We had such a great time with all of the people – about 30 – who came to Central Park to celebrate Vappu. Jukka Pihlman won the Mölkky! Thanks to all the participants!

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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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