Monday, September 21, 2015

Finlandia University's Festival Ruska to celebrate Finnish roots Sept. 21-27

Poster for Festival Ruska 2015 courtesy Finlandia University. 

HANCOCK -- Finlandia University is celebrating Finnish roots this week with their Festival Ruska, from TODAY, Monday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Sept. 27.

The weeks events include hiking; two concerts by Baltic Crossing, a folk band of Finnish and British musicians, at the Calumet Theatre; presentations and book signings by authors Tim Jollymore and Ellen Jensen; a lecture by actress Taina Elg; an art exhibit at the Finlandia University Gallery; a tour of Finnish American sites (see our News Briefs and sign up TODAY, Sept. 21); a Finnish game on the Quincy Green; Finnish Genealogy Day; and a concluding vesper service at Jacobsville Chapel.

See the poster above, visit or visit the Finlandia Facebook page for details.

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