NEW YEAR and BIRTHDAY PARTY SATURDAY 9.1.2016
INVITATION NEW YEAR at HIIROLA railway station
AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry welcomes you to their annual New Year
Event in Hiirola railway station
On Saturday January 9th 2016 the door is open from 15.00
You are welcome any time it fits to you.
There are refreshments, cold and warm snacks.
15.00 open doors
exhibition Elämä on mukavaa 2 digital drawings by
18.00 birthday party Marja de Jong
The Hiirola Railway Station is going to be a new art and culture center north of Mikkeli.
The Annual Celebration is the start of the 2016 art and culture program.
AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry and SAVON-RADAN ryhmä are the initiators and cooperate with local organizations to involve the community in the programs and events.
"Hyvää uutta vuotta 2016 kaikille, kaikkialla. Vanha on tehnyt parhaansa ja uusi on jo toivoa täynnä!
& Happy New Year 2016 to everybody everywhere! The old did his best and The New one is full filled with hope!
Marjaana Valve os Leppänen
The opening of the cultural year 2016 contents the vernissage of the first 2016 exhibition in
STUDIO 23 it is open for all visitors.
The exhibitions shows digital drawings by Marjaane Valve os Leppänen from Pieksämäki.
Her colorful works are
telling the story of life in rural Finland.
If you are interested in the art and culture program of AREFS it would be great to
receive your support and welcome you as a member of AREFS taide ja
Through these memberships it will be possible to organize art
workshops with the children and community events in Hiirola.
Related to the goals of AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry and its
activities in the past we are developing a various program in the
field of art, art education, cultural heritage and rural
development. It is our intention to involve local communities in
participating in the program parts.
link to AREFS annual report 2015
In 2016 AREFS is planning the following activities and programs:
1. Exhibitions with art works from artists in the region of Etelä
Savo in STUDIO 23
2. Art workshops ART STEPS FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE at the school
3. Cooperation with Wanha Koulu Vehmaskylä in the field of art and
4. Cooperation with the the regional railway group SAVON-RADAN ryhmä
5. Preparing the publication TÄMÄ ON MINUN TAKAPIHANI - THIS IS MY
6. International cooperation in the field of art education and
7. Art lessons on the internet based on the programs of last years
AREFS is applying for grants at different locations to be able to
finance the planned activities.
See more about
membership and membership fee on the contribution
page of AREFS
A contribution of 20€ will be honored by the book THIS IS OUR NATURE
A gift of 50€ will be honored with the famous vase by Alvar Aalto
A donation from 150€ will be honored with a
special painting Hiirola-Homage to Knut Nylander.
support the activities of AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry
by a contribution
IBAN FI 4885 0007 1037 1681
membership fee 2016
or contribution art programs 2016
More information about contribution and membership at the website of
Marja de Jong
mobile 00358 (0)50 4625 675