A Fun Night Out for Charity: AWC Pub Quiz

On March 21st, a group of members and their friends came out to Molly Malone’s Irish Bar for the AWC’s first Charity Pub Quiz. The evening featured lively question rounds on movies, music, women in history, famous pairs, American culture, Finnish and international current events, and geography. The pub quiz […]

February Tour: Finnish National Theater

In February, AWC members and guests toured the Finnish National Theater. Our guide, British dramaturg Eva Buchwald, led the fascinating tour which included a stop in the ornamental Main Stage (Suuri näyttämö), the more intimate Small Stage (Pieni näyttämö), as well as the labyrinthine backstage, wardrobe and wig workshops. Note. […]

February Meeting: Finnish National Winter War Memorial

Our February guest speaker, Christian Keil, told us about the forthcoming National Winter War Memorial entitled “Valon tuoja” (He who brings the light). The memorial, commemorating the 105-day Winter War in 1939-40, will be placed at Kasarmintori in Helsinki this year and dedicated by President Niinistö on November 30. Mr. […]