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Finland, guest country of the Christmas market in Strasbourg

A Nordic atmosphere will intensify the magic of the Christmas festivities.

Oct 17, 2018

A Finnish village will settle on Place Gutenberg to discover the craft and gastronomy of this country : artisanal products and culinary specialties: salmon, elk sausage, mulled wine, decoration, sauna articles, jewelery or natural skins.

In a Lappish tent specially set up on the occasion, you can enjoy the salmon that the Finns will grill directly on the outdoor square as is the tradition.

Cultural events are also scheduled: a concert of cellist Seeli Toivio (on November 24th at the cathedral), another one of the choir" Hors la Voix" (on December 6th place Gutenberg), entertainments on the traditional Finland Christmas  (December 9th at the Alsatian Museum) and several film screenings (from November 7th to January 15th at the cinema L'Odyssée).

In reference with the Presidency by Finnland of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, until May 2019, other events to discover this culture will take place in the coming months.

The program will be available soon.