Anniversary News

Diplomatic anniversary celebrations to culminate on 24th May

The diplomatic relations between Japan and Finland will turn 100 years on Friday 24th May. It was on that date exactly 100 years ago that Finnish Foreign Minister Holsti conveyed to Japanese Ambassador Matsui in Paris that Finland would dispatch Professor Ramstedt as her official envoy to Japan. That historical exchange marks the establishment of …

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Finnish interior design brand Artek releases the “FIN/JPN Friendship Collection”

Artek, who has just come out with their first flagship store in Japan in April 2019, announced the “FIN/JPN Friendship Collection” to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Finland and Japan this year. Seven collection series unite traditional craftsmanship with contemporary and classic designs from both cultures, created by leading Japanese and Finnish …

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Finnish-Japanese Contemporary Circus Project

 To celebrate the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Finland and Japan, contemporary circus artists from both countries come together for a new collaborative project. The project begins in May with Ilona Jäntti’s workshops in Setagaya Public Theatre and Setouchi Circus Factory. The workshops also double as auditions for a shared performance later. In the summer, a …

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JAPAN TO HOST LARGEST-EVER TOURING EXHIBITION OF MOOMIN ART BY TOVE JANSSON

The largest-ever touring exhibition of Moomin art by Finnish writer and artist Tove Jansson (1914–2001) will embark on a tour of Japan in April 2019. The two-year tour will take in ten museums and other venues around Japan. The exhibition is among the top events in a special line-up celebrating the 100th anniversary of diplomatic …

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FEEL FINLAND – Finnish culture, traditions and fun for everyone at the Embassy compound

On Sunday 14th April 2019 Embassy of Finland in Tokyo will open its doors to the general public for the first time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Finland! Come to join us for a family-friendly day full of Finnish music, dance and other performances, and join several workshops concentrating …

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Six prominent Japanese personalities nominated as Friendship Envoys for 2019

With the centennial anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Finland coming up in 2019, the Embassy of Finland in Tokyo has nominated six Japanese personalities with special ties to Finland as the Friendship Envoys for the celebratory year. They are: lighting designer Motoko Ishii, ski jumper Noriaki Kasai, actress Satomi Kobayashi, pianist Izumi Tateno, …

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Friendship Envoys of the Anniversary to be Announced in December

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Finland in 2019, the Embassy of Finland in Tokyo has asked six prominent Japanese personalities to become Friendship Envoys of the anniversary year. The names and faces of the Envoys will be revealed to the public in the diplomatic anniversary’s media kick-off event on …

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Countdown started – less than 100 days to the Anniversary

Year 2019 will mark the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Finland. The centennial will be celebrated in both countries with abundance of events and projects related to the cultural heritage and relations of the two countries. The amount of planned events is growing constantly, but already now it is clear that the …

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