Eat&Read Finland, A Century of Finnish Film – Suomi100 in Brno

The Scandinavian House Brno joins the celebration of independent Finland’s 100th anniversary by two special events:

Tuesday, October 3, 5.30 p.m.
Otevřená zahrada (Údolní 33, Brno)

A special culinary and literary event Eat&Read Finland that gives you an opportunity to experience Finland with multiple senses at the same time. Come and enjoy traditional dishes (salmon soup, genuine Finnish bread or licorice), learn something new about Finnish gastronomy and listen to thematic extracts from Finnish books! You can also win a prize in our Nordic quiz game.

The event takes place regardless of wheather conditions, because – as Scandinavians say – there is no such thing as bad wheather, only bad cloths. Hot drinks guaranteed!

Advance reservation by email on the address is needed.

Entrance fee: 150 CZK / 110 CZK for members of the Scandinavian House

Thursday, October 5, 6 p.m.
Moravian Library (Kounicova 65a, Brno)

In the first part of the evening, Michal Švec, translator from Finnish and expert in Finnish culture, will hold a lecture about key moments and milestones of Finnish cinematography from the very beginning until today. He will also recommend crucial movies that every film enthusiast definitely should not miss.

This one hour lecture will be followed by projection of a jewel of Finnish cinematography, The Vagabond’s Waltz (1941, 100 min, director T. Särkkä), whose screenplay was written by Mika Waltari.

Lecture in Czech, film in original Finnish version with Czech subtitles.

Free entrance.

The Suomi100 events in Brno are organized within the project supported by statutary city of Brno and in cooperation with Otevřená zahrada, Moravian Library, the Finnish Embassy in Prague and the Finnish National Audiovisual Institute KAVI.