Finnish Conversation

In need of brush­ing up your skills in spo­ken Finnish? Tues­days April 8, May 13.

Date: Tues­day, April 8, 2014
Time: 7pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Con­tact: For fur­ther details visit www.finnfun.org/adult or con­tact the teacher Riitta Kutvo­nen to sign up: moc.liamgnull@nenovtukattiir tel. 778–395-4052

Finnish-Canadian Fish & Game Club 50th Anniversary Dinner

Din­ner By Marita’s Cater­ing, Guest Speakers.

Date: Sat­ur­day, April 5, 2014
Time: 6pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Tick­ets $35.00
Con­tact: Order your tick­ets from Toivo Monkko­nen ac.wahsnull@mipot 604–524-3258; Markus Haukka moc.emnull@akkuahm 778–386-4693

CFF Movie: Strings Across the Sky, and Bears, Bears, Bears

Strings Across the Sky and Bears, Bears, Bears

Bears Bears BearsDate: Sun­day, March 23, 2014
Time: 2pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Tick­ets $10, chil­dren under 12 free – refresh­ments included.
Con­tact: Dianne Kil­back by ten.suletnull@kcablikd

Strings Across the Sky is a doc­u­men­tary about Andrea Hansen, a child prodigy vio­lin­ist born in Kenora to Finnish par­ents. After a musi­cal enter­tain­ment career, she played in the Mon­treal and Toronto Sym­phony Orches­tras. She started “Strings Across the Sky” in 1988 to bring fid­dle music to Cana­dian Inuit youth and con­tin­ues to make annual teach­ing tours to the Arctic.

Bears, Bears, Bears was made for the Dis­cov­er­ing Wild­ness series on Dis­cov­ery Chan­nel TV, Bears, Bears, Bears has also been shown on Knowl­edge Net­work and in many coun­tries world-wide. The film explores the griz­zly, black and polar bear to find out how each has become the most dom­i­nant ani­mal in their own nat­ural community.

Both films are in Eng­lish and are suit­able for children.

Finnish Conversation

In need of brush­ing up your skills in spo­ken Finnish? Tues­days March 11, April 8, May 13.

Date: Tues­day, March 11, 2014
Time: 7pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Con­tact: For fur­ther details visit www.finnfun.org/adult or con­tact the teacher Riitta Kutvo­nen to sign up: moc.liamgnull@nenovtukattiir tel. 778–395-4052

CFF Movie: Kaikella Rakkaudella

CFF movie things we doKaikella Rakkaudella (2013). (Things we do for Love). In Finnish and some Nor­we­gian with Eng­lish Subtitles.

Date: Sun­day, Jan­u­ary 19, 2014
Time: 2pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Admis­sion By Dona­tion, includes refresh­ments.
Con­tact: Dianne Kil­back by ten.suletnull@kcablikd

This is the 32nd film by vet­eran Finnish film maker, Matti Ijäs, also well known for his beloved dra­mas for Finnish TV. Kaikella rakkaudella is character-driven and also very much a landscape-driven – filmed on loca­tion in the spring & sum­mer of 2012 in a north­ern Nor­we­gian fish­ing port and with breath­tak­ing images of Finnish Lap­land. 99 min­utes. Here is a full description.

 

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