FINLAND NATIONAL DAY AT EXPO 2005 AICHI, 12 May 2005
IMAGES FROM THE EVENT
Trio Töykeat, Anna-Mari Kähärä & Pekka Kuusisto and Rajaton on the stage.
The speakers at the opening ceremony
FCCJ Members in the audience
The Moomins make an appreciated appearance
FCCJ board members seated among the Moomins
Prime Minister Vanhanen discuss with the Moomins.
Commissioner General Taizo Watanabe greets the Moomins
Bo-Göran Eriksson, Director General of Ministry of Trade and Industry greets the Moomins.
Sharing a good laugh
The Nordic Pavilion under gray skies
The Commissioner General of the Nordic Pavilion, Pertti Huitu explains to the Prime Minister
Viewing some Nordic design products
Studying a ship not made of paper
The Prime Minister interviewed by two Japanese school children.
"How do you write Vanhanen in Japanese_"
Paper folding supervised by Jussi Pesonen, the CEO of the paper supplier UPM-Kymmene Corporation
"I have to talk to our R&D people, should be easier to fold our paper..."
Finally on its way!
The Prime Minister signs the guest book
Tuomo Kuuppo (left) and Kaj Forsell smiles despite the rain
The Nordic Pavilion in Global Common No. 4
View of the Expo area
The FCCJ group heading for the JR Tokai Pavilion...
..exhibiting the Maglev train
A virtual ride with the Maglev train...
...reaching speeds of up to 581 km/h
A psychedelic image from the Japan Pavilion
FCCJ members in the Japan Pavilion...
...and more members
Juhana Häkkänen leaving the Japan pavilion
A general view of the Nordic Pavilion
The lake with paper ships
Timo Varhama of UPM Kymmene Japan KK taking a picture with his mobile phone
The Shop zone
The Aurora simulation
The Forest Zone
Vaisala WTX510 weather station
Timo Varhama, Sirpa Juvonen and Isao Nishimura relaxing by the lake
The Prime Minister, Ambassador Eero Salovaara and Mme. Liisa Salovaara greet guest to the evening reception in Nagoya
The Prime Minster gives a speech at the dinner
Juhana Häkkänen of Vaisala KK strategically placed with their logo
Members of the Upper House, Marutei Tsurunen and Kensei Hasegawa propose a toast.
The a capella group Rajaton entertained the guests
FCCJ members leaving the Expo area
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