ARMENIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL OF HELSINKI
VALO: DISCOVERING FINNISH AND ARMENIAN POETRY
NOVEMBER 25, 2018
On 25.11.2018 a unique and beautiful cultural event "Discovering Finnish and Armenian Poetry" took place in Q Theater in Helsinki.
The program included poems by Y. Charents and V. Terian, story by A.Isahakyan, song by G. Dodokhjan's, Elina Karjalainen's "Uppo-Nalle", Mikael Brygger's poem "Light fragments".
The Finnish and Armenian Poetry Lovers Club was founded in spring 2018 within the framework of the "Discovering Finnish and Armenian Poetry" program. The interest and love towards poetry and language found their reflection in the joint work of the group, during which the Armenian classical poetry, as well as Finnish children's and modern lyric poetry were presented.
We hope this experimental program will be continuous !!
The organizers of the event were Finland-Armenia Association, Umpihanki Theater and Q-Theater, Moniheli ry.
OCTOBER 3, 2018, HELSINlKI
We celebrated Yerevan's 2800th anniversary on 3.10.2018. Guests were welcomed to see, hear, taste and sense Yerevan in Helsinki.
During the evenings was Armenian music, presentation and short film, also guests got acquainted with the traditional Armenian way of making grilled food "Khorovats".
ARMENIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL OF HELSINKI
We are pleased to announce that Armenian language school starts lessons in September. Days of lessons are following: 08.09, 22.09, 06.10, 20.10, 03.11, 17.11, 01.12, 15.12 (15:00-16:30-5-12. children and 16:00-16:45-3-5 children).
Registration untill 04.09 by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Address: Hermann's boardwalk 12B (4 floors).
TASTE ARMENIA! RESTAURANT DAY
AUGUST 20, 2018
We opened up our Armenian pop-up restaurant again this year on Sunday August 19th from 12 PM at Vanha Kirkkopuisto (Helsinki).
The "Restaurant Day" is a festival that takes place 4 times a year in Finland, where everyone can run an open-air restaurant for a day and sell the dishes they cook.
On behalf of Finland-Armenia Association and all Armenians in Finland we were pleased to participate in "Restaurant Day" festival with the "Taste Armenia" pavilion, presenting Armenian dishes and sweets, as well as natural juices by "SIS NATURAL" company for the first time, which have been approved by the Finnish society.
This year a part of sales revenue will be transferred to the installation of a playground in one of Armenia's border villages.
WORLD VILLAGE FESTIVAL IN HELSINKI
MAY 27-28, 2017
We have a pleasure to inform you that the annual World Village Festival was held in Helsinki on May 27-28. Armenia and the Armenian culture were represented for the first time in the framework of this festival.
The festival has been organized since 1995 and it is a meeting place offering tastes of different cultures and surprises all over the world. There is approximately 80 000 festival visitors every year.
It was an exceptional opportunity for us to represent the Armenian culture in Finland. The visitors also had a possibility to buy souvenirs brought from Armenia, as well as to taste chocolate with dried fruits brought from Armenia especially for this occasion.
The guests were welcomed to our exhibitor tent, entitled "Armenia- old and young country" ("Armenia-vanha nuori maa).
THE LAST INHABITANT
MAY 30, 2017
The Last Inhabitant - a film that tells a story about two inhabitants who are faced with opposite sides of an inter-ethnic conflict.
After the screening, a short Question & Answer session was organized with the movie director Jivan Avetisyan, during which Armenian wine was served.
Director: Jivan Avetisyan
Writers: Tsovinar Khachatryan, Masis Baghdasaryann
Music: Serj Tankyan
Language: Armenian (English subtitles)
Runtime: 82 min
Official trailer: http://thelastinhabitant.com/
APRIL 18, 2017
Keväällä uuden sooloalbuminsa julkaiseva Tigran Hamasyan on Armeniassa syntynyt nuori jazzpianisti, joka käyttää musiikissaan amerikkalaisen jazztradition ohella paljon oman maansa kansanmusiikkivaikutteita.
Ympäri maailmaa esiintyvä Tigran on nuoresta iästään huolimatta voittanut jo useita merkittäviä palkintoja jazzmusiikin saralla.
Sellosali, Leppävaara Soittoniekanaukio, ESPOO, Tue, 4/18/17, 7:00 PM
SPRING CELEBRATION IN TALLINN
APRIL 8, 2017
On April 8, 2017, children of Armenian language school in Helsinki traveled to Tallinn and participate in a joint spring event organized by the Armenian school of Tallinn. The children performed together Armenian songs, poetry and had a chance to get to know each other in informal interactions. In addition, a dance course for the children was organized.
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