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Summer Festival - 2003


97th SUMMER FESTIVAL - KESÄJUHLA

JUNE 21-22, 2003

Evening Program

Saturday, June 21st

Dancing to the accordion music of Juhani and Veikko, refreshments and a ceremonial bonfire.

7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

MIDSUMMER DANCE, featuring Juhani Puutio and Veikko Honkala.

9:30 p.m.

CEREMONIAL BONFIRE at INTERMISSION

10:00 p.m. 

COFFEE AND FINNISH COFFEE BREAD

 


 

Day Program

Sunday, June 22nd

8:00 a.m.

GATES OPEN - RAISING OF THE FLAGS

All day: Finnish Coffee Breads, Hot Dogs, Soda and Ice-cream will be on sale!
 

Judith Lindstedt's film "Miriam Lehto, actress, Remembered" will be shown in the Function Hall in the Morning.

Early morning track and field events - use the button to the left for event details, sign-up sheets and starting times!

10:15 a.m.

Dedication of the Erkki Koutonen Monument

 

NEW THIS YEAR - 10 minute massage therapy for athletes.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oivan Ilo, with Marianna Cygnel - performing music at the pavilion.

Noon

Barbequed Chicken Dinners* will be ready to serve in the Ravintola.

*(Chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, coffee and ice cream)

 
   
 
12 noon Starting at noon, we can offer Beer and Wine for sale at the "outdoor bar" near the Sirkka Liukkonen pavilion.
All day:

Festival Artist Lauri Lassila shows art in the Ravintola.

2 p.m.

Music by accordionist Brent Buswell - a recent graduate from Berklee College of Music.

 

Festival Speaker - Jukka Leino, the Consul General of New York.

  A F.C.S.P. College Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student!

Roy Helander will pay tribute to Miriam Lehto, who for so many years was an integral part of the Summer Festivals either as a performer or a Master of Ceremonies.

Please watch this page for more information


Don't forget the Raffle - for the benefit of F.C.S.P. and the Raivaaja.
 

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Tickets have already been mailed out - if you did not receive any and would like some, you can e-mail Mauri Auvinen for a booklet.  Please use the return envelope and send in your ticket stubs and contributions before the Summer Festival.

1:st Price - Airline ticket to Helsinki, Finland
2:nd Price - $ 500.- Savings Bond
3:rd Price - $ 500.- Savings Bond
4:th Price - 1 year subscription to the Raivaaja

Drawing will be held on Sunday afternoon, June 22nd.

Thank you, and good luck!



---Mark your calendar for Summer Festival for Saturday, June 21 and Sunday June 22, 2003.  TERVETULOA!!!

Mauri Auvinen / Linda Byrne

 


 

 


 

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