Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce arranged its annual Christmas party on 13th December 2013 at restaurant Benvenuto. The event was opened by FACC President Lena Hartikainen and evening MC Esa Jokela. The main speaker of the event was the Ambassador Jarmo Viinanen, who held an impressive speech about Finland in changing World. The ambassador was presented by the Honorary Consul of Finland, Peter Makila. The guests also got to enjoy a beautiful musical performance by Opera singers Cynthia Makris and Raimo Sirkiä.
The delicious three-course menu was served by the professional restaurant staff. At the end of the event all visitors got to take part to door-price lottery, and sing together accompanied by Pastor Seppo Hartikainen´s piano playing. There were 62 guests, and the tickets were sold out a few days before the occasion. Everyone seemed to have great time during the evening.