Panel: Uusia Suomalaisia

Tuesday 15.9. (16:00-19:00)
Entresse Library, Estradi, Siltakatu 11, 02770 Espoo

Uusia suomalaisia is a book by journalist Anni Valtonen and photographer Milka Alanen, published in 2014, approaching Finland’s increasing cultural diversity and Finnishness through bicultural families and their stories. A photo exhibition based on the book will be on display in the Entresse Library showroom 7.-27.9. 2015. Entrance is free to both panel and exhibition. Discussion on integration, prejudices, cultural differences, education, opportunities.

Panel moderator: Journalist Anni Valtonen
– Sharad Shakya, musician of Nepalese origin, one of the fathers in Uusia suomalaisia
– Mariana Salgado, designer of Argentinian origin, one of the mothers in Uusia suomalaisia
– Andrea Botero, researcher of Colombian origin, one of the mothers in Uusia suomalaisia
– Tanja del Angel, mother of a bicultural family, coordinator of Project Duo/Familia Club

Panel language: English
Organiser: Kolibrí Festival in cooperation with Project Duo of bicultural families and Familia Association