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Celebrating Finlands 100th Independence day in Pristina 

Everyone standing up to honor the entry of the Finnish flag

The 100th Independence day of Finland was celebrated in Kosovo with a concert and reception on Friday 1st of December.  Both Kosovar and Finnish guests attended, along with representatives from international organisations and embassies.

Ambassador Huhtamäki, President Thaci and Prime Minister Haradinaj
Ambassador Huhtamäki together with the President of the Republic of Kosovo Hashim Thaci and Prime minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj listening to pianist Johannes Piirto
Ambassador Huhtamäki giving a speech
Ambassador Huhtamäki giving the invited guests a speech on the occasion of Finland celebrating it's 100th year of independence
Invited guests
Despite of the weather being all but the best, many invited guests managed to be present to celebrate Finland
President Thaci congratulating Finland
The President of the Republic of Kosovo, mr. Hashim Thaci, also had the opportunity to congratulate Finland on it's independence and thank Finland for the support it's given Kosovo throughout the years
Johannes Piirto performing
The first part of the centenary Independence day reception was a concert, with performers from both Kosovo and Finland. Pictured here is the Finnish pianist Johannes Piirto who played both finnish and international pieces.
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Updated 12/11/2017

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