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ENO Programme will celebrate its 10th anniversary at Koli, Finland. Events was streamed online 21st of September at 08:00 - 9:00 AM UTC and 24th of September 4-5.:30 PM UTC.! You will be able to see them here. They can also be seen later on this website. Events are organised by th ENO Programme Association. These events have been supported by Regional Council of North Karelia, Karjalaisen kulttuurin edistämissäätiö, JOSEK and PIKES. 

ENO 10th anniversary consists of three events in Finland: 

ENO 10th Anniversary Celebration, Koli, FINLAND
21st of September 2010

Ambassadors from 8 countries were present. Greetings from the president of the republic of Finland, Tarja Halonen.

Material for the event

Mika Vanhanen
: ENO Programme Year by Year 2000 - 2010 (ppt)
Reijo Heinonen:"Towards a new understanding of ethical dimensions of forest policy "
Tarja Halonen: Greetings from the president of the republic of Finland

ENO Peace Park, Koli 9:15 -10:00 AM UTC

Ambassadors and school students planted the very first trees in this park. These ENO Peace Trees are named after their countries
. ENO Peace Park is located in the North Karelia biosphere reserve, also in the area of the forthcoming Koli Cultura centre.  Koli Cultura is an ecological tourism and cultural centre which is based on values of sustainable development.

Material: A speech by Heikki Simola
               A speech by students


 Juurilla/ At The Roots   - a concert

Nature Centre Ukko, Koli
24th of September  4:00 - 5.30 PM UTC
(19:00 local time)

A concert At The Roots is to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the ENO Programme. It will take place at Koli, Finnish National lansdcape. As its name the musicians also have roots to North Karelia, they either were born here or live here. Sibelius Duo Jussi Makkonen (cello) and Rait Karm (piano) will perform Sibelius pieces as he was inspired by the views of Koli. Cellist Jussi Makkonen was born in Lieksa, North Karelia.


An opera singer (bass-baritone) Hannu Forsberg will interpret some Finnish folk songs. He comes from Finnish National Opera. Hannu was born in Polvijärvi, North Karelia. Mika Vanhanen plays piano.

Where is Koli?

Näytä Koli suuremmalla kartalla