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JUHANNUS '17 Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events Here is a schedule for the Juhannus ’17 festival We’re excited to be welcoming you to Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula for to celebrate our Finnish American heritage and beautiful surroundings. 23 June — Hanka Finnish Homestead Museum (Askel) Celebrating Finnish-American farm life. • ◦Annual Hanka Heritage Day (moved from Aug. to Jun.) ◦1-5 p.m. — Museum open with docents, enactors and farm animals ◦1-5 p.m. — The Traveling Sauna (Finland 100 USA) ◦1-5 p.m. — Live music performance — Ameriikan Poijat and others ◦1-3 p.m. — Finnish Folk Music Camp class — Arto Järvelä @ caretaker’s cottage ◦1-3 p.m. — Finnish American log buildings lecture by Frank Eld @ horse barn ◦3 p.m. – Flag raising, with remarks by Finland’s Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi ◦4-4:30 p.m. — Kivajat Dancers perform ◦5-8 p.m. — Dance on site with a traditional Finnish tanssilava (outdoor dance floor) 24 June — Finnish American Heritage Center/Finlandia University (Hancock) Celebrating bonds between Finland and the U.S.; Old and New. •9 a.m. -10:30 a.m. — “Topics in Modern Finnish Genealogy” by Greg Isola — Chapel of St. Matthew •Midsummer pole (Juhannussalko) dedication •10 a.m. — 4 p.m. — The Traveling Sauna •10 a.m. — 4 p.m. — Outdoor tori (Quincy Green) and indoor tori (FAHC’s Martha Wiljanen Hall) •11 a.m. — Flag raising, and remarks from Ambassador Kauppi •11 a.m. — 1 p.m. — Music by Ameriikan Poijat & others w/ short performance by Kivajat Dancers •1-3 p.m. – Finnish Folk Music Camp class — Chapel, upstairs — Arto Järvelä •1-3 p.m. – “A History of the Quincy Hill Scandinavian Church by Greg Isola — Chapel, downstairs •4 p.m. – Tammy Santti-Kero art reception — Community Arts Center 24 Jun — Agate Beach (Toivola) Celebrating the ancient traditions of Juhannus and the 125th anniversary of the community’s settlement. • ◦1 p.m. — Registration for Toivola homecoming participants ◦1:30 p.m. — Welcome by 125th anniversary celebration committee ◦2:30 p.m. — Original play “Stories of Oar” by Kris Kyrö ◦3:30 p.m. — Group photo of Toivola 125th anniversary participants ◦4 p.m. – Log building preservation lecture by Frank Eld @ Agate Beach Hall ◦4 p.m. — Supper w/food vendors ◦6 p.m. — Raising of Finnish and American flags; greetings by Ambassador Kauppi ◦6-10 p.m. — Traveling Sauna on site ◦6:15 p.m. — Original play “Stories of Oar” by Kris Kyrö ◦7-10 p.m. — Dance with Ameriikan Poijat & others (Kivajat to perform during intermissions) ◦9 p.m. – Lighting of the Juhannus kokko 25 Jun — Settlers’ Co-Op Centennial (Bruce Crossing) Celebrating Finnish American Co-operatives. • ◦1-4 p.m. – Live music at Settler’s Co-op ◦1-6 p.m. — Traveling Sauna on site ◦3 p.m. — Kivajat performance ◦3:30 p.m. — Dedication of Heritage Wall ◦4 p.m. — World premiere of Kristin Ojaniemi’s documentary of the Settlers’ Co-Op @ VFW Hall ◦6 p.m. – Dance @ VFW Hall All events subject to change.

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