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27-09-2019 - Annual Seminar 2019

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Healthy Living - a Seminar on Healthy Ways of Life and Exercise
Friday 27th of September 2019, 12:00 - 17:00

presents, in collaboration with

The Annual Autumn Seminar
at the British Embassy,

Itäinen Puistotie 17, 00140 Helsinki

12.00 Lunch at the Ambassador's Residence
13.00 Moving from the Residence to the Embassy conference room
13.10 Opening words by the British Ambassador Tom Dodd
13.20 Paul Kelly: "What exercise should I do for my health? A look at what the science says..."
14.00 Ilkka Vuori: "Keep functioning"
14.45 Coffee break
15.15 Karoline Skriver: "The Singing Body - a Body Music Workshop"
16.45 Closing remarks by Marjut Salminen, Chair of the Federation of Finnish-British Societies

About the speakers:

Dr Paul Kelly is a Lecturer in Physical Activity for Health, Moray House School of Education and Sport,University of Edinburgh.
Professor Emeritus Ilkka Vuori and Former Director, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland.
Karoline Skriver has since her education in singing, percussion and body musicat the conservatory in Copenhagen 2002 worked professionally as a musician in variou constellations and projects in Denmark and abroad. Often her work is centred on folk music from around the worldespecially the North - both as a singer in concerst and as an educator.

Guests will need to book in advance through the Finnbrit website at and bring a photographic ID to the British Embassy  to gain entry.

The cost, including lunch and coffee/tea is €30
Book by the 15th of September 2019