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FRIDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES

FRIDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES

FILM & THEATRE
Happiest Country on Earth: The Secrets To Finland's Success

March 5, 2024

 8 pm

Doors open at 5 pm

Nordia House & Livestream

Program of Events:

Doors open 5 pm

Introduction from filmmakers 6 pm

Film begins 6:30 pm

Q&A 7:30 pm

NORDIC NORTHWEST MEMBERS: $10

GENERAL ADMISSION: $15

YOUTH (12 & UNDER): $5

ARTS FOR ALL: $5

The Happiest Country on Earth looks at the secrets to Finland’s success being awarded the UN award for Happiness six years in a row. Despite a harsh Arctic climate and long, dark winters, Finland excels in education, healthcare, housing, government transparency, public transportation, income equality, business opportunities, immigration and correction policies.

 

We will hear from filmmakers Nina Trasoff and David Arond with an introduction followed by a 30-minute Q&A after the film.

Filmmakers will introduce the film at 6pm and will host a Q&A session after the film. The filmmakers will be attending via zoom.

 

We are excited to offer this program in person and as a livestream.

Language: English

Run Time: 1 hour

​Doors open at 5 pm; there we will be a no host bar serving select wines and beers along with non-alcoholic beverages. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Refunds: All ticket sales are final.

Parking: We encourage guests to use public transportation or ride-sharing services. Our 50-space parking lot is open on a first come, first-served, basis and limited street parking is available on SW 89th & 90th Avenues.

 

Accessibility: Nordia House has two accessible parking spots in our main lot facing SW Oleson Rd. Both the main entrance facing SW Oleson Rd. and our side entrance facing SW Taylors Ferry Rd. are wheelchair accessible. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. We will do our best to accommodate your needs upon arrival. Please call 503-977-0275 or email info@nordicnorthwest.org to arrange further assistance.

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