September 2013 Blog Posts (2)

Jules Päiviö is gone

Jules Päiviö - architect, Canadian veteran of the Spanish Civil War and a social catalyst on the Finnish Canadian scene died in early September. Two Vapaa Sana interns produced excellent features about him in 2006 and 2007, not all of them are on the internet but I found links to two pieces by Juha Mäkinen and Virpi Oinonen. Jules was also perhaps the last eyewitness around recollecting the "big bang" of the Finnish Canadian scene - with FOC and the rest going separate ways, and Vapaa Sana…

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Added by Niinistö Juhani on September 16, 2013 at 5:21am — No Comments

Rasismista kertovalla elokuvalla halutaan ravistella suomalaisia

”Hienoa, jos elokuva saa yhdenkin ihmisen kyseenalaistamaan arvomaailmaansa,” naispääosaa näyttelevä Laura Birn sanoo.

 

”Meillä kaikilla on omat ennakkoluulomme ja meidän pitää tunnistaa ne,” sanoo suomalainen elokuvaohjaaja Dome…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on September 11, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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You can get your Finnish and Swedish products from FinnGoods shipped anywhere in Canada. We are located in Vancouver area and carry the most popular Finnish and Swedish products such as Organic Fazer…Continue

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Atelje Sotamaa was recently awarded the top prize by The Bureau International des Expositions(BIE), in the category of 'Theme Development', at the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan (…Continue

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Helsinki Design Week: Podcasts Available

Do you like to listen to podcasts? Saku Tuominen provides the second podcast highlighting aspects of Helsinki Design Week. The latest podcast is provided by Kari Korkman. Check…Continue

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Helsinki Design Week Begins! Sept.7-17, 2017

If you are travelling to Helsinki within the week, be sure to take in all of the unique designs by current firms and "new" designers. It is an event not to be missed!Continue

Started by Terryl Nielsen in Miscellaneous Sep 14.

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