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 Karukoski.

 

Karukosken elokuva Leijonasydän sai maailman ensi-iltansa…

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

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Genealogy going on with me. I'm looking for information about a person: Name: Jenny Ojalehto Luonua. b.10 Jun 1903. Pennsylvania. Parents: Herman Luonua and Maria Rapinoja Luonua.Continue

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