Why come to the Twin Cities in Protected content ? Because this lively Finnish community is enticing us to experience 21st C Finnish and Finnish American life and thought.
In this urban setting, we will explore new ways to share Finland and Finnish America with all Americans. Come to celebrate and enjoy a vital culture that continues to challenge and enrich us. Come to meet and share time with others also intrigued by Finland and Finnish America in this global village we all live in today.
Come to Minneapolis, the weekend of August Protected content . Plan a two to three day weekend filled with the sights, the sounds, and the ideas of Finland and Finnish America, two days of lectures, panels, and music followed by a third day of fun planned for all ages. FinnFest USA’s tori will anchor these three days. Come early on Thursday for an all day genealogy workshop. Or come early enough to attend the Opening Ceremony on Thursday evening, August 7.
Music for all tastes and ages, traditional as well as contemporary, means a rare opportunity to feast on Finnish music, to explore all kinds of Finnish music in an American setting. Folk and Classical music will mingle with world, jazz, pop, and rock...