Reception with HE Consul General Manu Virtamo - Thursday, April 4th, 2018
Nokia Company visit (5G Lab) - Guest Speaker HE Consul General Manu Virtamo - Thursday, April 4th, 2018
The Nokia North America Headquarters in Irving, Texas welcoming guests on April 4th, 2018 (photos by Orvo Välilä)
The audience getting prepared for the presentations
HE CG Manu Virtamo giving a presentation of the trade relations between USA and Finland
HE CG Manu Virtamo (in the middle) with the FABG Board of Directors - (from left) Chairman Vesa Jäämuru, Ken Niesman, Jukka Salonen, Kim Aaltonen, Mia-Riitta Niemi, Jouni Laine and Mika Hirvilampi
Leila Jäämuru (The Finnish Language School of North Texas) with HE CG Manu Virtamo
(from left) Aino Aaltonen, Mervi Hirvilampi and Mari Salonen
Guests in the Nokia 5G lab
HE CG Manu Virtamo on a virtual trip
(from left) Kim Aaltonen, Nokia; Honorary Consul of Finland Kenneth M. Niesman and HE Consul General Manu Virtamo in the sunshine of Texas
1. Activities during 2017
Location: Irving Chamber of Commerce
Finland celebrates its' 100 years of independence during 2017, so did we here in DFW.
We just like all other Finns around the world have celebrated these 100 years of independence through various events throughout the year. Our main Centennial celebration event was Finland 100 Gala that was held on 11/11.
With over 200 tickets sold attendance exceeded all our expectations!
THANK YOU LOLA ODUSOGA and LAURA VOUTILAINEN & band
for the great show!
Big thank you also to our Sponsors:
Gardere, BookIT, PV Supa, Comptel, Finnish Language School, Finnish Women's Club, Equinox, Sanmina and Finlandia Foundation.
Warmest thank you also to all our volunteers and our Finland 100 Program Committee!
Event photos by courtesy of Orvo Välilä.
Finland 100 Dallas project is official partner of
Suomi Finland 100 project.
EVENT KEY SPONSOR:
New York Islanders @Dallas Stars
Come with Finnish flags and hockey jerseys and show your Finnish pride with national colors - white and blue.
POST GAME EVENT:
Join the ice for a group photo with
the Finnish ice hockey players
What a great turnout and attendance of 92!
Check out post game group photo.
Thank you for your support!
Stay tuned to next year's hockey night event!