Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Wednesday, 31 January - FCCJ Club Evening
Shinnenkai (New Year) Party at the Scandinavian Center
H.E. Mr. Jukka Siukosaari
, Ambassador of Finland to Japan
Mr. Jaani Heinonen
, Vice President, Head of Region East Asia, Business Finland
Images from the event
Mingling before start of the program.
FCCJ Vice President Veli Solehmainen wishes welcome and Happy New Year!
Ambassador Siukosaari starts his presentation.
Takuma Inagawa of WAKAZE Sake Brewery explains about the sake that Ambassador Siukosaari asked for for the 'kampai'.
Ambassador Siukosaari toasts for a good 2018!
Jaani Heinonen, Vice President, Head of Region East Asia, Business Finland explains about the new organization.
Start of the food service.
Because of the many participants, we used 2nd and 3rd floors at the Center, serving food and drinks on both, this on the 3nd floor.
Mingling with food and drinks.
The event, held at the Scandinavian Center, was attended by 47 members and guests.
Scandinavioan Center's Barbara Zamora-Väätaäjä disussing with Mika Kouhia and Niklas Karvonen.
Juha Määttä of Alteams Group discussing perhaps shared time in Shanghai in the past with Jaani Heinonen (who is based in Shanghai).
FCCJ Board Member Matti Ranta and departing Finnish Institute Director Kauko Laitinen found a quiet corner for some serious discussions?
Eri Takahashi, Jussi Mansikka and Jussi Salmela discussing.
FCCJ Board Member Aki Saarinen discussing with Daisuke Yamaguchi and Kenji Akiyama of Software Research Associates.
Heidi Salmela and Jussi Mansikka.
Jaani Heinonen and Veli Solehmainen exchanging ideas.
Akane Eskola and Maria Kokko having a good time.
Tokiko Horiuchi and Akiko Ando.
Inka-Liisa Häkälä and Takuma Inagawa discussing sake business?
Having the last drinks of the evening... at least at this venue...
Gentlemen only discussions.
Tokiko Horiuchi and Inka-Liisa Häkälä discussong with Atsuhiko Owada and Katsuhiko Fujii of Metso Japan.