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Kalevala Day Festival

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Category: Celebration
Start date: 29 Mar 2020 02:00 PM
End date: 29 Mar 2020 04:00 PM
Street / Location: 2655 NW Market St.
City / town: Seattle
Country: Washington, USA
Organizer: National Nordic Museum
Name: nordic@nordicmuseum.org
Email: devonk@nordicmuseum.org
Phone: (206) 789-5707
Homepage: www.nordicmuseum.org/product/4529

The 44th Annual Kalevala Day Festival!

Join us for an afternoon of live music and entertainment and a presentation of the Finnish sauna culture by Kaija Kauppinen, Fulbright Scholar at University of Washington (Finnish Studies).

Traditional Finnish pastry and coffee will be served after the program.
$20 / members; $25/ general admission

The Kalevala Day tradition goes back to 1835, when the national epic of Finland, the Kalevala, was published for the first time by Elias Lönnrot. The Finnish Choral Society of Seattle has maintained and Annual Kalevala Day since 1976 in Seattle, hosted at the National Nordic Museum since 1982.