Finns Studying in the USA - Student Panel Discussion

Centre for Social Innovation (map)

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On Tuesday, January 22nd, Finland Center Foundation is hosting a student panel discussion for Finnish college students who are studying in New York. Students are welcome to attend and share their thoughts on their experiences of studying in the USA, and the differences between Finnish and American higher education systems.

The event will be held in the Women’s Lab, at the Centre for Social Innovation at 6:30 pm – 8 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Please note: This event will be organized in Finnish or English depending on the audience.

Register here.

The Lumberjack’s Bride

Scandinavia House (map)

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Scandinavia House will be screening the Finnish film The Lumberjack’s Bride (1923) on January 23 @ 7 p.m. The film is part of a survey of Finnish lumberjack films, created during the 1920s onward, organized by Dr. Vito Adriaensens (Columbia University | University of Antwerp).

More info and tickets here.

The 2019 Harriet Nilsen Winter Concert

Norwegian Seamen’s Church (map)

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The American Scandinavian Society proudly presents the annual Harriet Nilsen Winter Concert on January 24!

The late Harriet Nilsen started a tradition, a concert in January to brighten things up in midwinter. Each year, what has now become the annual Harriet Nilsen Winter Concert opens the American Scandinavian Society’s season in an up-beat way. The concert features artists who have received American Scandinavian Society Cultural Grant Awards, among them Kaisa Mäensivu and Virva Hinnemo.

More info and tickets here.

The Song of the Scarlet Flower

Scandinavia House (map)

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Scandinavia House will be screening the Finnish film The Song of the Scarlet Flower (1938) on January 25 @ 6:30 p.m. The film is part of a survey of Finnish lumberjack films, created during the 1920s onward, organized by Dr. Vito Adriaensens (Columbia University | University of Antwerp).

More info and tickets here.

Two Old Lumberjacks

Scandinavia House (map)

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Scandinavia House will be screening the Finnish film Two Old Lumberjacks (1954) on January 30 @ 7 p.m. The film is part of a survey of Finnish lumberjack films, created during the 1920s onward, organized by Dr. Vito Adriaensens (Columbia University | University of Antwerp).

More info and tickets here.

The Day the Earth Froze

Scandinavia House (map)

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Scandinavia House will be screening the Finnish film The Day the Earth Froze (1959) on February 1 @ 6:30 p.m. The film is part of a survey of Finnish lumberjack films, created during the 1920s onward, organized by Dr. Vito Adriaensens (Columbia University | University of Antwerp).

Read more and buy tickets here.

Finns on Ice

LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park (map)

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Come ice skating with friends and family in the first ever Finns on Ice family fun day at LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park, Brooklyn!

Admission is free, but donations are recommended. Donations benefit the Finnish School of New York and Finnchurch NYC.

Read more and register here!

Eternal Road

Scandinavia House (map)

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Scandinavia House will be screening the Finnish film Eternal Road (2017) in February! Please note that there are two screenings, one on February 6 @ 7 p.m., and another on February 8 @ 6:30 p.m.

More info and tickets here.