Juhannus Panels and Talks

Juhannus Panels and Talks

Enjoy lectures and interviews!

Juhannus Panels and Talks
  • Matthew Almusa - Maajussille morsian maailmalla

    The Finnish reality show Maajussille morsian maailmalla translates to 'Farmer Wants a Wife in the World.' It all started back in 2019 when Matthew Almusa got a Facebook message from Brent Shepherd, a cousin who was searching the family's Finnish genealogy.
    Shepherd had found a distant relative, M...

  • Suomen rehellisin mainos - Almost Finns

    Come to Finland, a country with a lot of good qualities and a teeny weeny bit of weaknesses, very, very little, you barely notice them.

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  • TBHMS Reel Memories Finnish Heritage 2021

    The Reel Memories of the Lakehead is a partnership between The Thunder Bay Museum and the Friends of the Finnish Labour Temple. Our two interns have been hired to complete the film scanning project, Dr. Tom Peotto, and Katie Green. This involves digitizing the 16mm reels, which were originally do...

  • Kaarina Brooks


    Finnish scholar, Elias Lönnrot, spent many years recording the songs of the old rune singers, combining them into a work he called Kalevala. It became the National Epic of Finland and played a significant role, along with the music of Sibelius and the paintings by Gallen-Kallela and oth...

  • Why The Finns

    Lecture: A Non-Finn looks at history not his own.
    Mark Munger

    Artist statement: Beginning in 2000, I’ve been researching and writing about the Finnish immigrant experience to North America. Both my trilogy and my short stories have received rave reviews and acclaim. I have appeared at many Finni...

  • Pulla by Liisa Lahtinen


    1 cup milk
    25g fresh yeast or 10-15 g active dry yeast
    ¾ tsp salt
    ¾ dl white sugar
    1 tsp ground cardamom
    1 egg
    2-2.5 cups all-purpose flour
    75 g melted butter/ margarin or 0.5 dl cooking oil

    1 egg, beaten
    White sugar / granulated sugar

    Dissolve the yeast in (hand)warm milk (98F wit...

  • Web Aware Internet Safety for Seniors

    A friendly reminder of some Internet safety.
    Remember you are in control. Just say NO. Refuse to be pressured and stay web smart!
    Brought to you by Vox Popular Media Arts and Funded by the Government of Canada.

    For more information on how to practice these tips click on the links below!

  • Finnish Canadian Networks and Mobilities panel

    Panel: “Finnish Canadian Networks and Mobilities”

    Aleksi Huhta is an Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Helsinki’s North American Studies program. He currently researches connections between Finnish American political activism and global imperialism at the tu...

  • Sirpa Särkijärvi Joe Nease gallery

    An interview in Finnish with English subtitles Sirpa Särkijärvi on the occasion of her exhibition at Joe Nease gallery in Duluth in 2019.

    Sirpa Särkijärvi's (b. 1974 in Muonio) paintings are reflections of time. They contemplate human existence and examine relationships of power, gender, behav...

  • Juhannus

    Midsummer Festival
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    Promoting Finnish Culture to Finns living abroad...
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