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Up Coming Finnish events in the Copper Country

Finnish Folk Music Camp http://www.finlandia.edu/musiccamp.html Rockland the Opera http://pmmf.org/season/rockland Aura Jamboree http://www.aurajamboree.com/ July 2011 11: Kaivama in concert, 7pm, Orpheum Theater (inside Studio Pizza), Hancock 12: Carl Rahkonen will present a lecture titled "The Finnish America Musical Journey: From Rune Singing to the Rockland Opera," 5pm, at Finlandia University's Jutila Center in Hancock 12-14: Finnish Folk Music Camp at Camp Lahti near Lake Linden. Featuring instruction in many folk instruments, as well as numerous other activities. Registration fee applies. Call (906)487-7505 for details. 12: A "collage of traditional Finnish musicians" in concert at Finnish Folk Music Camp, 6:30pm, at Camp Lahti near Lake Linden. Free and open to the public, 12: PasiCats in concert, 7pm, Covington Summer Music Series, Covington. 13: A symposium on commissioning new music with John and Pauline Kiltinen, Jukka Linkola, Peter VanPelt and Jaana Juntto-Rautio, 5pm at Finlandia University's Jutila Center in Hancock. 13: FinnFolk (Foger Hewlett and Reinhoms) in concern, 6:30pm, Waterfront Bandshell, Houghton. 13: Amerikan Poijat in concert at Finnish Folk Music Camp, 6:30p.m. at Camp Lahti near Lake Linden. Free and open to public. 14: Larry Lankton will present "History and conditions of the Mining Industry in the Copper Country in the Early 1900's," 5p, at Finlandia University's Jutila Center in Hancock. 14: FinnFolk (Robert Hewlett and Reinhoms) in concert, 6pm, Shute's Bar, Calumet. 14: Amerikan Poijat, a Finnish-American brass band, in concert, 7pm at the Calumet Theatre. Call (906)337-2610 for tickets. 14: Finnish Folk Music Camp faculty in concert, 7:30pm at Finnish Folk Music Camp, at Camp Lahti near Lake Linden. Free and open to the public. 15 and 17: New Wold Premier of "Rockland: The Opera" about a little-known part of Finnish-American history in the U.P., at the Rozsa Center at MTU, Houghton. For tickets call (906)487-3200. 15-16: 35th annnual Aura Jamboree, a music festival that includes many traditional Finnish acts. For details visit www.aurajamboree.com 16: Arnold Alanen will present "Finnish Impact on the Cultural Landscape in North America," with special attention to Rockland, 5pm at Finlandia University's Jutila Center in Hancock. 16: Suomi Conference (ELCA) annual meeting, 9:30am, Finnish American Heritage Center, Finlandia University, Hancock, Michigan. 17: FinnFolk (Roger Hewlett and Reinholms) in concert, 6pm, Eagles Club, South Range