Finnish Swedish Week – traditions, food and fun – is here again!

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Finnish Swedish Week – traditions, food and fun – is here again!

The popular Finnish Swedish week organized by the Finnish Institute in Japan is here again!
This year the week is more versatile than ever before! Come and learn more about the Finnish Swedish design, young entrepreneurship, literature and songs!

The week ends with the traditional and hugely popular crayfish party!




MONDAY, November 2nd: Welcome to the fascinating world of Anna ja Liisa Designs and meet the designers behind the beautiful designs that  are inspired by nature in all its details, the wide open landscapes which brings peace of mind just by looking at it.! In this hybrid event designers Elina Rebers, Johanna Högväg and Tanja Krokvik will tell the story of Anna ja Liisa
designs, about their sources of inspiration and their future! Sachiko Imaizumi will tell about her role when introducing Annajaliisa to Japan! Come and join us at the Metsä Pavilion or in Zoom!


TUESDAY, November 3rd: Meet the young and successful Finnish Swedish entrepreneur Robin Borgström who started a company Pals together with his friend Sebastian Molesly when their were only 16 years old! Today their business is flourishing!
Join us in Zoom for a talk with Robin Borgström about how to succeed and his tips to all who want to become an entrepreneur!


WEDNESDAY, November 4th: The soul landscape of the Finnish Swedish author Marianne Backlén! She will tell about her books, her writing process and about her love to Japan!


THURSDAY, November 5th: Introducing the traditional songs that will be sung at the Crayfish party! Join the hilarious sing lesson in Zoom!


FRIDAY, November 6th: SOLD OUT! Let’s celebrate! The traditional Finnish Swedish crayfish party at the Metsä Pavilion is here again! An evening filled with traditions, songs and fun!