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News, 11/3/2017

FINLAND 100 events in Latvia

October 2017 

Oct 12   Opening of the exhibition Tapio Wirkkala – Poetry in Glass, Porcelain and Silver at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga (12.10.-5.12.2017)

Oct 26   Opening of the photo exhibition Independence Through the Lenses at the Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga (26.10.-3.12.2017)

November 2017

Nov 13-19  Nordic Library Week in Latvia with participation of Finnish writer Johanna Sinisalo and readings from works of Finnish authors (in coop. with Nordic Council of Ministers office)

Nov 24  “With Seven-league Boots. Stop – Finland.  Works from the Kiasma Collections”, Exhibition at the Art Museum Riga Bourse (24.11.2017-7.1.2018)

December 2017

Nov 30–Dec 6    “Finland 100” birthday week in Latvia

Dec 1   

Screening of Finnish documentary films “Tale of a Lake” & “Tale of a Forest” in            Riga at the cinema Splendid Palace

Dec 2 

IWCR Christmas Bazaar “Finland 100” charity table at 11:00-16.00 in Riga City   Hall

Dec 4  

Presentation of Finnish Maternity Package at the Embassy

Dec 5-6

Riga goes blue & white (lighting of buildings in blue & white)

Dec 5

Santa Claus from Finland visits Latvia

Dec 6  

Independence Day Reception - 100th Anniversary celebration at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

Dec 7-8

Nordic Days in Liepaja incl.  screening of Finnish documentary films “Tale of a Lake” & “Tale of a Forest” in Liepaja Gymnasium No1


February 2018

Feb 13   Finnish Jaegers 100 years in Liepaja           

Feb 15  Exhibition " 100 Objects from Finland" at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

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