Finland 100 Gala

The Finland 100 Gala was organized on February 18th 2017 in honor of Finland’s 100th year of Independence, and the celebrations were a huge success! The gala was organized by the Honorary Consulate of Finland in Lake Worth, together with the Consulate General of Finland in New York and the Finland One Hundred Inc. Committee, at Delray Beach Marriott. The celebrations were sold out, and gathered over 200 people, American and Finnish friends together, honoring and enjoying the festivities. 

VIP guests, all the way from Finland had made room in their schedules to join us at this event, whereas the Speaker of the Parliament of Finland Maria Lohela together with a delegation, as well as Consul General Ambassador Manu Virtamo together with his wife. Local VIP were Mayor of Boynton Beach, Steven Grant and Mayor of Lake Worth, Pam triolo together with Jorge Pesquera, CEO of Discover Palm Beaches.

The night was filled with spectacular entertainment, food, drinks and company. A very big thank you to all the performers, who brought tears to our eyes with their beautiful shows; Male Singers of Florida with Keijo Räikkönen, Jussi Makkonen and Nazig Azezian as well as band Fernanda.

To see pictures from the Finland 100 Gala, click here 

If you are interested in ordering pictures in print, please contact the photographer Rodney Paavola rpaavola@mac.com

 

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