Ava Anttila

TRADITIONS AND OTHER GOOD THINGS

AROUND LA WITH AVA by Ava Anttila, Los Angeles The 2011 holiday social season has been a real whirlwind here…

AROUND LA WITH AVA

‘AROUND TOWN WITH AVA’ REPORTER: AVA ANTTILA – LOS ANGELES Veterans’ Meeting  The Veteran’s support group met at Suomi Kerho…

FINNISH INDEPENDENCE

FINNISH INDEPENDENCE by Ava Anttila – Los Angeles On December 6, 1917, the fiercely independent Finns became self-governing. Independents became…

THANKSGIVING: HOW AND WHY WE CELEBRATE

Thankgiving: How and why we celebrate Ava Antilla – Los Angeles Thanksgiving is the holiday that best represents what is…

AROUND LA WITH AVA – INTRODUCING A BRAND NEW COLUMN BY AVA ANTTILA

‘AROUND TOWN WITH AVA’   Ava Anttila by Jonny Kahleyn REPORTER: AVA ANTTILA – LOS ANGELES Finn Fest Organizers and…

AN AFTERNOON WITH OLLI KIVIOJA

L to R: Seppo Hurme, President of the Veterans Support Organization in California, Dr. Olli Kivioja President of the “Bretheren…