Celebrate your Finnish heritage in Seattle this July 22-25 and enjoy world-class entertainment, informative workshops and lectures, and children's programs - just a few of the offerings at FinnFest USA '99. Registration and information packets are now available.

Festival highlights include Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu leading the Seattle Symphony Orchestra in an all-Finnish concert and performances by the foremost kantele player in Finland, Timo Vaananen. Other entertainment includes a tribute to the Finnish Tango, traditional folk music and dancing, Finnish opera and a diversity of choral groups.

Lectures by experts from both continents include an impressive program focusing on genealogical research and seminars highlighting the Finnish-American Experience, including Finns of the Northwest. Events such as a dazzling show of Finnish fashions and an exhibit on Finnish technology emphasizes the innovation found in Finnish arts and culture.

Children are the focus of many programs including the Salolampi Language Village, a two-day Finnish immersion experience for the 7-15 age group. Seattle-style Moomin Trolls will be in attendance to entrance young FinnFest visitors. The children can also participate in their own Paavo Nurmi Fun Run, listen to storytellers, see videos, and much more.

Finland will be the star feature of Virtual Finland. This room full of computers with Internet connections is certain to captivate both young and old. If you want to explore the greater Seattle area in real time, register for one or more of the special tours and excursions planned during your visit.

Join us in beautiful Seattle July 22-25 to take advantage of an extraordinary collection of Finnish heritage, talent and information. To learn more or to receive a registration packet, connect to the FinnFest USA '99 web page or write to us at:

FinnFest USA '99,
4122 128th Ave. SE, Suite #305,
Bellevue, WA, 98006.

Faxed requests can be made at (425) 641-9983, or simply call us at (425) 401-7100.

Nähdään Seattlessa!

View the on-line version of our FinnFest USA '99 Resgistration Packet now!


FinnFest USA '99
4122 – 128th Ave. SE, Suite 305, Bellevue, WA 98006
Phone: (425) 401-7100   Fax: (425) 641-9983

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