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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Friday 8.4 at 6pm: Recital by singer Julia Korkman and guitarist Jukka Särkkä!

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly welcome to a remarkable recital by singer Julia Korkman and guitarist Jukka Särkkä on Friday 8.4 at 6pm. They will perform rarely heard music: Spanish seguidillas by guitarist, singer and composer Fernando Sor, two songs composed for voice and mandolin by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and popular songs from […]

Thursday 7.4 at 6pm: Sisko Hasan will present Mizz Mizz Herbal Fashion.

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly welcome to listen to Textile designer and entrepreneur Sisko Hasan present her new ideas on dressing and discuss the trials and tribulations of founding and running a small fashion company in Finland on Thursday 7.4 at 6pm. Sisko Hasan is the founder, designer and managing director of Mizz […]

Wednesday 6.4 at 5pm: ’Mitä sinä voit tehdä edistääksesi ympäristökasvatusta Suomessa?’ / Presentation by Sykse

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to a social gathering organized by The Finnish Association for Environmental Education (Suomen Ympäristökasvatuksen Seura or Sykse) on Wednesday 6.4. at 5pm! Last year the Association celebrated its 20th anniversary. Remarkably It is still the only organization in Finland that concentrates solely on furthering and supporting environmental education. […]

Tuesday 5.4 at 4.30pm: Pekka Haavisto and Pekka Sauri will discuss entrepreneurship and immigration issues

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to listen to Member of Parliament Pekka Haavisto and Pekka Sauri, Vice Mayor of Helsinki, discuss entrepreneurship and immigration issues in Finland on Tuesday 5.4 at 4:30pm. Many questions pertaining to foreigners in Finland, and especially in Helsinki, will be tackled. www.pekkahaavisto.com www.pekkasauri.fi The talk will in […]

Friday 1.4 at 6pm: Kritiikkikahvila talk on Strukturalismin historia I by François Dosse

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a Kritiikkikahvila talk on Strukturalismin historia I (Histoire du structuralisme. Tome 1 : Le champ du signe, 1991) by François Dosse on Friday 1.4 at 6pm. Anne Helle who has just translated the book into Finnish will launch the discussion. The talk will be chaired by […]

Wednesday 30.3 at 6pm: Author James Thompson will discuss Lucifer’s Tears

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a talk with author James Thompson on Wednesday 30.3 at 6pm. James has kindly accepted to discuss his works, especially his newly published book: Lucifer’s Tears (Kylmä kuolema in Finnish), and welcomes all opinions. Lucifer’s Tears has triggered an extraordinary series of positive comments and articles […]

Friday 25.3 at 6pm: recital by Susanna Airola (singer) and Juhana Saarinen (piano)

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a recital by Susanna Airola (singer) and Juhana Saarinen (piano) on Friday 25.3 at 6pm. Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi (the site has been recently refurbished!) – Entrance is free and green tea will be offered. A donation of €2 (or more!) to fund the event is […]

Thursday 24.3 at 6pm: Concert by Kiehinä!

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a concert by Kiehinä on Thursday 24.3 at 6pm! Kiehinä is a group of a dozen wonderful women lead by Veera Voima. They are mostly amateur singers who will delight us with wedding songs from Carelia and the Balkans, Swedish polskas , perhaps a Sami joik […]