On independence day this year there will be a celebration of Finnish culture through the music of the great composer, Jean Sibelius.
Performed by Jon Morrison, a Melbourne based multi-instrumentalist and composer, the free virtual concert will be held on the 6th of December. More information will be available closer to the date on his website: www.jonmorrison.net and arts.whittlesea.vic.gov.au
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak the Finnish Society will no longer be open on wednesday until further notice. Any baking days or events that were planned are also no longer going ahead. However, if you are wanting to buy from the shop, please call the caretaker, Kimmo, on (03) 9398 4143 to set an appointment.
The Finnish Society’s year finishes with the Family Christmas Party. It features a traditional Finnish Christmas lunch, Santa’s visit, all-time favourite Christmas carols, and a fun program for the children.