July 2014 Blog Posts (7)

27 000 kilometriä moottoripyörän selässä

Minna Jokinen ajaa Honda XL 650 V Transalp vm. 2002 merkkisellä moottoripyörällään maailmaa ympäri. Toissaviikonloppuna hän pysähtyi Pickeringissä.

Minna Jokinen on matkalla maailman ympäri. Hän ajaa ensimmäisenä suomalaisnaisena yksin maailman ympäri moottoripyörällä. Takana on…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 31, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments

Was that the Finest Hour?

I found this picture - probably taken during the 2000 Finn Fest. Primarily a creation augmented By Hans Myrskog, the event brought together Finnish Canadians of various backgrounds and lines of thought. From the left, Harold Huuhtanen, Elsie Jokinen and Hans Myrskog. The 2000 event was a proud start of the joint North American events, a tradition shelved for the time being.…

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Added by Niinistö Juhani on July 29, 2014 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Building interest in Finnish folk music and dance

Matti Palonen and Sarah Boucher played a Finnish piece called Hannun Hambo as a duet of kantele and violin.

For a few months now Matti Palonen has been participating in weekly gatherings of folk music and dances. The group and an event by the name of Balfolk Toronto was established…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Supernatural-sarjan kuvauspaikat houkuttelivat Vancouveriin

Vancouverissa Satu Waldenilla (vas.) ja Tiia Öhmanilla kävi tuuri. He löysivät Supernatural-sarjan kuvauksiin ja päätyivät sarjan näyttelijöiden Misha Collinsin ja Tahmoh Penikettin kainaloon.

Suomalaisnaiset kiertävät maailmalla kuvaamassa…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 17, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Globaaleja tarinoita metsäteollisuudesta

Näyttelijä Kari Väänänen (vas.) asuu itsepintaisesti Kemijärvellä. Etnologi Hanna Snellman jututti häntä Kelly Saxbergin kuvatessa ja Ron Harpellen toimiessa äänimiehenä.

Elokuvantekijä Kelly Saxberg teki metsäteollisuutta käsittelevän dokumenttielokuvan historioitsija-aviomiehensä Ron…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 8, 2014 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Ritari omisti elämästään leijonanosan Lions-toiminnalle

Sudburyssa vaikuttanut kanadansuomalainen Arne Ritari koki asiakseen juurruttaa Lions Club -toiminnan sukunsa kotimaahan Suomeen. Heinäkuun ensimmäisessä viikonvaihteessa Ritarin aloitteesta syntyneen työn tuloksena noin 70 hengen delegaatio suomalaisia Lions-aktiiveja osallistui järjestön 97.…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 8, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

On a quest for the title of Miss Teen Canada Globe

Finnish-Canadian Amanda Aurilio is set to compete for the national title of Miss Teen Canada Globe 2014. For Amanda the beauty pageant is foremost about doing good and representing her community. Instead of modeling, she hopes for a career in dental hygiene.



It's been…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 8, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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