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9/11 to 9/14 Daily Events
New York City Finns Celebrate the 100th Year Anniversary of Finland's Independence: The House of Finland
New York City Finns Celebrate the 100th Year Anniversary of Finland’s Independence
The House of Finland
The House of Finland (THoF) exhibition returns to New York City to highlight the best of Finnish art, design, technology and education.
The exhibition (September 11-14, New York) opens on September 11th with an exclusive Press Preview at 287 Gallery (6pm-8pm), guests will enjoy cocktails, hor d'oeuvres and receive goodie bags provided by Marimekko.
The evening opens for the public at 8pm and will include GEA’s Butterflies album release gig. The music will be visualized by Kira Leskinen, who plays with the abstraction of shapes using bold colors. Attendees will see a live painting by Susanna Sivonen, media art by Oases from HEL and an exciting preview of upcoming Finnish Fashion brands and designers, such as: the vibrant nordic beauty brand, Lumene, amongst others.
On Tuesday the exhibition will concentrate on Finnish innovation. Finland is one of the world’s leading countries in education, game technology and innovation. The third highlighted event is the Tech Tuesday Breakfast Talk, on September 12th from 8:30am-11:30am. Companies which are leaders in fun learning, edutech and data analytics will present their latest innovations: AvaDive gamified learning solution, Leiki semantic analytics, Data Refinery - data monetization platform launch.
On Wednesday the exhibition dives into unique Finnish fashion. On the morning of September 13th from 8:45am-10:15am, the children’s fashion brand, Reima, and Visit Finland, will be organizing a children’s fashion themed breakfast event. Known for their quality clothes for a colorful, active lifestyle, Reima promises both safety and sustainability in their designs that cater to an age range from infants to juniors.
Finnish fashion brands have been iconic for centuries, and most recently a new generation of fashion designers have started to command global catwalks. A fashion show produced by the creative media agency FEDITED,on September 13th at 6pm, features several unique, up and coming fashion brands: CHAÎNE, Riikka Ikäheimo Couture and sustainable brands represented by Weecos.com such as Uhana Design, Papu, MEM, Nouki, Jatuli, Mine Güngör, Kuula + Jylhä, Mori Collective and Shy Vibes Club.
On the final day the exhibition spoils the senses with Finnish art. The Finnish art scene takes influences from pure nature, and the extreme forms of light and darkness which the seasons provide. Finnish design is known for its architectural forms, simplicity and high quality. The event series closes with an art auction on Thursday, September 14th, 6pm-8pm.
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