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Earth Hour 2019. 20.30 – 21.30

  “If you really think that the enviroment is less important than the economy, try holding your breath while you count your money.” ― Dr. Guy McPherson

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KONE Global Youth Camp: become a host family for JULY 22—27, 2016

HOST FAMILY INFORMATION Host families are an integral part of KONE’s Global Youth Camp. Host families will accommodate one or more youngsters (by your choice) for five days (from July 22-27, 2016) in the late summer. Host family days are a very important part of the camp experience. The campers come here to get to know Finnish culture and everyday life, and do not for example assume to have their own room. On Monday and Tuesday KONE will organize activities for the campers, in which the host families’ children can join too. This means that the parents can go to … Continued

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Finland in Europe

FINLAND IN EUROPE This summer and fall, Finnish classical and contemporary classical music will be performed all around Europe as the Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic and MDR Leipzig Symphony Orchestra, both under baton of Kristjan Järvi, have chosen compositions by old and new Finnish masters for their tour programmes. One of the season’s highlights will be a performance of Selim Palmgren’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in the Gewandhaus Leipzig, with pianist Pauli Kari and MDR Lepzig Symphony Orchestra on June 21. This will be the kick-off for a project that will unveil Palmgren’s work to German and eventually to international … Continued