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Sibelius 150: Over 1000 Gather To Sing Finlandia

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In honor of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jean Sibelius, somewhere between 1,000 and 2,000 people gathered in Helsinki to sing Finlandia.

I couldn’t extract the video, so I’m giving you the website, which is in Finnish.  Click the play button on the video–wow!

http://yle.fi/uutiset/nain_huikeasti_sibeliuksen_finlandia_kajahti_helsingin_senaatintorilla__video/8511828

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One thought on “Sibelius 150: Over 1000 Gather To Sing Finlandia

  1. Oh, my goodness. What composer would we go out and sing for in the US? This is so cool.

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