Public Event on the 2018 Congressional Elections (August 30, 2018)

The 2018 Congressional Elections will be held in November. Two honorable U.S. Congressmen Tom Davis (R-VA) and Martin Frost (D-TX) discuss the importance of the elections at the Helsinki University Kaisa Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor) on Thursday, August 30, at 5 pm – welcome! The event is moderated by McDonnell Douglas Professor of American ...
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Runokuu Goes Kaisa Library (August 24, 2018)

Please join us for Artist’s talk: Judd Morrissey: “Place Taking Place: Poetics of Embodied Mixed Reality” at the Helsinki University Kaisa Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor) on Friday, August 24 at 16:00 (note the new starting time!) This artist’s talk will navigate the emerging territories and queer liminalities of a practice that integrates language, code, ...
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“Athletes Without Limits” Event in Honor of Paralympics and International Women’s Day

A group of Finnish women gathered at the U.S. Embassy for a live stream viewing event on Tuesday, March 6. The members of the group represented a wide range of organizations that focus on supporting persons of disabilities, sports, or both. A few past and present athletes were also present. The event preceded both the ...
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Notes from a BFTF Program Participant: “The Summer that Changed My Life”

On the first day of the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Institute (BFTF or simply The Ben as I would soon know it), the organizers sat us down in the lecture hall that would soon become our home and begun to tell told us about what was to come. They spoke of rules, classes, and all ...
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Significantly Expanded Ambassador’s Entrepreneurship Challenge Selects Two Winners (December 1, 2017)

On November 31 and December 1, 2017, the U.S. Embassy organized the Ambassador’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (AEC) finals in Helsinki. This nationwide program invites middle and high school students to form teams of up to four to pitch, in three-minutes, an original entrepreneurial concept in English. Post received more than 150 applications in early October from which it selected ...
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Public Lecture: When ink is not enough (August 24, 2017)

Public lecture “ When ink is not enough ” presented by London based Francesca Willow & Texas based Madison Mae Parker exploring collaboration of the arts is part of the Runokuu 2017 Festival. Thursday, August 24, at 16:30-18:00 at the Kaisa Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor). Free entrance, welcome! Download the flyer (PDF 289 KB)
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Aula Home Donates a Gift to Remind of the Importance of Peace Between Nations (June 13, 2017)

U.S. Embassy representative Jeanie Duwan received a gift for President Trump from the Aula home. Andreas Carena crafted the pillowcase in the iconic style of American artist Andy Warhol and wanted to remind people of the importance of peace between nations. The gift was made as a part of the Unelma (“Dream”) project workshop for ...
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Congratulations to League of Finnish-American Societies Essay Contest Winners! (May 22, 2017)

The U.S. Embassy Helsinki had the pleasure to host the winners of the League of Finnish-American Societies essay contest on May 22nd, 2017. The contest has been held since 1980, and this year over 250 upper secondary school students from 73 Finnish high schools took part. The participants had 1.5 hours to write an essay ...
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Future Leaders Grant Award Ceremony (May 19, 2017)

The U.S. Embassy Helsinki had the pleasure of congratulating the 2017 Future Leaders participants at the U.S. Embassy Innovation Center on May 19, 2017. The U.S. Embassy Helsinki expresses their gratitude to the partners within the Future Leaders program – AFS and the Finnish National Agency for Education. The Future Leaders program takes 15 young ...
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Clarinet Trio Visiting Helsinki (March 20-25, 2017)

The United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) Band, Clarinet Trio visited Helsinki on March 20-25. The Clarinet Trio, consisting of Staff Sergeant Lenora Dziergowski, Staff Sergeant David Halperin, and Senior Airman Randolph Palanda, entertained a variety of audiences during their visit. Whether it was immigrants, refugees, school children or veterans, this highly-skilled trio charmed ...
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U.S. Embassy Finland at the American Car Show in Helsinki (April 14-16, 2017)

Welcome to visit the U.S. Embassy Finland booth at the exhibition hall 6 at the American Car Show 2017  at Helsinki Messukeskus on April 14-16, 2017! Tentative program – stay tuned for updates! Friday, April 14 11:00 Live Music! Come and enjoy classic American tunes 13:30-15:00 Ambassador’s Entrepreneurial Challenge! Learn more about the U.S. Embassy’s premiere youth entrepreneurism program. Special Guests: ...
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Winner of the 2016 Ambassador’s Entrepreneurial Challenge: Team Moo Free

U.S. Embassy Finland is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Ambassador’s Entrepreneurial Challenge – Team Moo Free (in Finnish: Ei Muuta)! These two young ladies, Ella Martikainen (15) and Kukka Walden (15), who recently became vegans, noticed to their annoyance that there are no vegan ice cream substitute products here in Finland that ...
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U.S. Embassy’s Arctic Alumni’s Journey to the North

U.S. Embassy Helsinki joined forces with a dynamic group of our young alumni to travel to the Arctic and get a first-hand understanding of Arctic communities and livelihoods. This was the second half of a program created to familiarize youth with important Arctic issues, with a special focus on the core goals of the Arctic ...
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Congratulations to 2015 Young Ambassadors!

Congratulations to these youngsters for making it to this year’s Young Ambassadors program. We are certain that an amazing summer is waiting for you in the United States! During the award ceremony, the Young Ambassadors heard from Ambassador Oreck, CIMO Director General Samu Seitsalo, YFU-Finland Director Elina Talonen-Lintunen, and President of Vaisala Inc. Scott Sternberg.
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Arctic Conference Gathers Youth Alumni at the U.S. Embassy

‘Empowering Youth Alumni to Act for the Arctic’ conference, organized by the Embassy Helsinki, gathered these future decision-makers to learn about the Arctic opportunities and challenges. The group heard from Ambassador Oreck, U.S. Special Arctic Representative Admiral Papp, and Finnish Foreign Ministry’s Arctic Official, Counsellor René Söderman.
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