The 2010 recipient of the annual Cultural Award given jointly by the Finnish Canadian Cultural Federation and the Vapaa Sana Publishing House was the Chairman of the 2010 FinnGrandFest in Sault Ste Marie (Ont) Raimo Viitala. Also the Finnish Honorary Consult in Sault Ste Marie Mr Viitala is a long time active participant in Finnish Canadian activities. He has also served as the chairman of the FCCF. Seen here with Mrs Margaret Kangas, a member of the Vapaa Sana Advisory Board. She announced the selection at the closing ceremonies of the 2010 Sault festival.