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Finland & Iceland: Art, History & Culture

Thu 18 Aug 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00

£50.00

We will discuss Finland’s battles with Russia, and the Kalevala, a 19th-century epic poem of myth and legend. Sibelius will supply haunting music and there is striking art from Albert Edelfelt, Gallen-Kallela and Hugo Simberg. In Iceland we will look at the world’s oldest parliament, its volcanoes and geysers, the music of Sigur Ros and the art of Thorláksson and Jonssón. Also, the Cod War and the recent economic upheaval.



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Date:
Thu 18 Aug 2016
Time:
9:00 - 16:00
Cost:
£50.00
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Organiser

Dillington
Phone:
01460 258 648
Email:
dillington@somerset.gov.uk
Website:
http://www.leisurecourses.net/organiser/dillington-house/

Other

Season
Summer 2016
Tutors
Dr Jan D. Cox

Venue

Dillington
Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
Phone:
01460 258 648