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Happy New Year by AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry

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
16.00 opening exhibition Elämä on mukavaa 2 digital drawings by Marjaana Valve
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.

happy new year by the first artist in 2016 in STUDIO 23
"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 kulttuuri ry.
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.

The 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 in Rämälä
3. Cooperation with Wanha Koulu Vehmaskylä in the field of art and culture activities
4. Cooperation with the the regional railway group SAVON-RADAN ryhmä
6. International cooperation in the field of art education and artist-in-residence
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 or donation
DANSKEBANK IBAN FI 4885 0007 1037 1681
mentioning e.g.
membership fee 2016
or contribution art programs 2016

More information about contribution and membership at the website of AREFS

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