"Independent Finland: A North American Perspective" is a special program by the five FFN Centenary Lecturers---Tom Dubois, Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen, Peter MacKeith, Börje Vähämäki and Marianne Wargelin---in a discussion moderated by Jon Saari at FinnFest USA.
Finland gained independence from Russia on December 6, 1917. Independence Day is officially celebrated on this day in Finland. The Marquette Regional History Center hosts an evening of the foods, music, and arts of the Finnish culture, with FFN Centenary Lecturer Sharon Franklin Rahkonen. All ages welcome. Free to the public, donations appreciated.