Finland & Russia – the full story

Saturday 28.5.2022

13:00
Kokkola City Library

Isokatu 3, Kokkola

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Its history spans more than a thousand years — from paganism to Putin and Novgorod to Niinistö. How did they all exist together and what can you learn from their history? A lecture presented by Arvo Tuominen, writer and famed television documentarian. Duo Balalaitari will perform Russian compositions.

Eino Kolppanen, balalaikka
Jonathan Bonn, harmonikka

Free entrance.

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