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Finland Day programme is now released!

Countries participating in the Shanghai Expo will have one day during the six months of the Expo when the spotlight will be on that particular country. Finland Day on the 27th May marks an opportunity for Finland to showcase its culture in Shanghai. The day’s programme is filled with performances by over 100 artists in five different venues on the Expo grounds – Expo Center, Music Club, Europe Square, Dock 1 and the Finnish Pavilion. Finland is presenting a broad repertoire of performances for the visitors to the Expo area.

Finland day opens with official opening in the morning at the Expo Center and ends the same evening in the same place with a Finland gala performed for an audience of 1800 people consisting of official delegations, Finns and Finnish networks in China and regular visitors.

Finland Day Programme 27th May

Europe Square Outdoor Stage (Pudong)


The Five Corners Quintet (jazz) 11:00-11:50

Kimmo Pohjonen (folk / experimental) 13:00-13:50

Villa Nah (pop) 14:50-15:40


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