Consular Corps Luncheon, 5 Feb 2018

5 Feb 2018 , Helsinki

First Consular Corps event of 2018 held in Helsinki with Ph.D. Lasse Lehtinen as the Guest Speaker.  

 

Dean of Consular Corps, Mr. Harry Blässar (left) and Ph.D. Lasse Lehtinen, Guest Speaker at the first CC event of 2018.

Mr. Lehtinen, well-known author, politician and historian shared his views over Finland through the decades, from 1910s to present, in his very interesting speech to the Consuls.

Consular Corps in Finland express also its gratitude to Consul Christian Borenius, former Secretary of Consular Corps, for his strong role in the actions of CCs for the last ten years.

Honorary Consul Mr. Christian Borenius, Honorary Consul Mrs. Marja-Liisa Rosberg and Dean, Honorary Consul General, Mr. Harry Blässar.

 

Consular Corps Luncheon 9 November, 2017

09.11.2017, Helsinki

Professor Henrik Meinander’s presentation about history of Finland and roles of Marshall Mannerheim.

Proferssor Meinanders’s speech with many interestin gextracts of the exciting story about the excursion of the Finnish people through several different stages of its history towards its present standing as an independent nation shared with the representatives of Consular Corps and Diplomatics, this year being a remarkable point of time for Finland reaching today’s festive celebrations of Finland 100 Years of Independence.

 

Consular Corps Luncheon 10 October 2017

10.10.2017 , Helsinki

“Suomi 50 Years, and Australia 50 Years ago”, speech by Harry Blässar.

Consular Corps Event, 10 October 2017

Hon. Consul General Harry Blässar-s speech and presentation about the time when Finland celebrated its 50th Anniversary of Independence when he worked in Australia, and acted as Honorary Vice-Consul of Finland in Sydney. There are many features about life in Australia in those days and about the Finns immigrating to “Down Under” in the 1960’s.

The Consular Corps in Finland assigned Mr Harry Blässar as the Dean of CC.

The Consular Corps in Finland assigned Mr Harry Blässar, the Honorary Consul General of Bangladesh, as the Dean of the Consular Corps in March 2017. He succeeds in this assignment Mr Gaius Gyllenbögel who passed away recently.

Please read the news release here (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland.

Honorary Consul-General Mr. Harry Blässar (on the right) and the Secretary to the Consular Corps, Mr, Christian Borenius paid a visit to Mr. Matti Heimonen, the Chief of ProtocolHonorary Consul-General Mr. Harry Blässar (on the right) and the Secretary to the Consular Corps, Mr, Christian Borenius paid a visit to Mr. Matti Heimonen, the Chief of Protocol (photo courtesy of Ministry)