Family Reunion July 27-28 at Kartano Kievari, Äänekoski

 

PROGRAM SATURDAY July 27

 

11:00 - 13:00     Registration and reception at the Kartano Kievari lobby.                                      

11:00 – 14:00     Lunch buffet

14:00 – 16:00     Theatre Europe Four  30-y Anniversary show (www.teatterieurooppaneljä.fi)

                           Coffee between the acts.

16:15                    Welcoming words by the family association board

                             Music and speaker Christa Talikka (www.christatalikka.com) & Co.

16:30                   About the settlement history of the Kauppinen family in Hankasalmi. (Ahlstrand research)

17:15                    Presentation of the North Carelian Kauppinens research by genealogist Pekka Kauppinen.

17:45                    General meeting of the Kauppinen family association

19:00                    Outdoor dinner on the river bank, free socializing

21:00 – 23:00       Lottery Karaoke – dance, spontaneous program. Speaker of the night  Christa & Co.

 

PROGRAM SUNDAY JULY 28.

9:00                    Departure by bus to the Äänekoski church, Vellamontie 1a,  44120 Äänekoski

10:00 – 11:00     Church service, preacher Sirkka Pylkkänen, the canon from Juva parish,

                            after which a visit to the war hero memoire.

11:30 -  13:00     Lunch buffet at Kartano Kievari.

13:00 – 14:00     Early stages of the Kauppinen family genealogy based on the DNA reaearch

                           by genealogist Ari Kolehmainen.

14:30                  The closing Coffee,  singing together the provincal song of Carelia, Savolax and Middle Finland