Kanadan Sanomat's Blog

Kanadan Sanomat's Blog

Classical music specialist Rick Phillips presented a seminar on Sibelius focusing on his Violin concerto and the Tempest. Seminar was a third one Phillips has done for CFF.
Music writer, musical tour guide, concert host and former CBC classical radio host is accustomed lecturer on several composers.… Continue
“A three inch stack of photographs, think I should put ´em back, but I feel the old life creeping fast...”
Laura Repo´s new album is made of old photographs and ambient memories. According to well known torontonian bluegrass and country singer Laura Repo that music genre is doing well in… Continue Rough looking Osmo “Osku” Kanerva is one of the icons of the Finnish community in Florida. Despite not necessarily famous for the public, Kanerva is one of the biggest names in Finnish boxing. Olympic bronze from Tokio and a long international career without knock-out defeats tell their own story of the… Continue

Canadians Michael Child and André Noël Chaker have both recently published a book where they present Finland as they see it. The first through the eyes of a teacher and a family man, the other as a business man looking for success.

Michael Child is a Canadian who has lived in Finland since… Continue Self-taught film director Teemu Nikki faced his abashment and turned his ruined effort of making a big time movie into an enlightening document. – I grew up in the countryside, basically in the forest, and there was not that much to do. When my family got a VCR player my… Continue