This page contains all the Newsletters, individual Pictures and Events recorded for this specific year. Scroll down the events and where you can see a camera icon there will be pictures related to that event. We are always ready to add missing items you feel should be recorded.

Newsletters in 2013

Gallery Pictures in 2013
Orange Marmalade Bee - 2nd March 2013

Events in 2013
MAY 2013

International Spring Fair

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International Spring Fair will take place on Saturday 25th. Friendship societies and voluntary organisations will be there to tell about their activites. The exact time and place will be given later.

Wine and Cheese

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Correction to the earlier information.

As our Wine Expert has had to cancel, we have decided to have a Wine and Cheese party instead at the same venue.  Your Board have set an entry charge of 5euros for this event to help defray some of the costs and we now need you to confirm whether you wish to attend.  Please email with names of attendees by Wednesday 15th May.

The party will be held be at the Martta's old meeting room on the evening of Friday 17th May at 6.30pm.  You will need to let us know if you intend coming. Use the Booking option.

APRIL 2013

Nick Hennessey

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Nick Hennessey performs his 'Stories from the British Isles' at Kuopio City Library on Wednesday 10th April at 6pm (18.00).

MARCH 2013

AnnualGeneral Meeting

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The Anual General Meeting will be held at the Geological Research Centre, Neulaniementie 5, after the guided tour at 7 pm. 

Book Club

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The next meeting of the Bookclub will be on Thursday 21st of March at 18:00 in King's Crown, Kuninkaankatu 22.

The book for the session will be George Saunder's Tenth of December.

Orange Marmalade Bee

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Orange marmalade bee will take place at the Hills' in Paasisalo, Paasinotkontie 47, on Saturday 2nd April starting at 10 am. The marmalade will be sold at the International Spring Fair on Saturday 25th May. The society will see to the oranges but your own aprons, sharp knifes and orange presses would be of great help. Luch will be provided. To attend send email to the chair at or call at 050 3649988 by Wednesday 27th March.

Visit to the Geological Research Centre

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Visit to the Geological Research Centre in Kuopio, Neulaniementie 5,  to see their premises and find out what they actually do here on Wednesday 13th March at 6 pm. A guided tour in English will be given and coffee/ tea and cakes served.

To join the the tour send email to the Chair at or at 050 3649988 by Sunday 10th March.


St. Valentine's Day Party

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Friendship societies in Kuopio will again join their forces to give a St. Valentine's Day Party at Atlas Hotel on Saturday 15 February 2013 at 6 pm. The themes this year will be Australia, Greece and Estonia. They will be reflected in the programme and the delicious buffet dinner. To reserve, call about Pirkko Hill 044-5038924 or send her email to by 31 January 2013. Tell her also of any special diets. The dinner, 30 € including the welcoming drink,  should also be paid by the same date to the society's account Nordea FI36 2027 1800 0710 48.


Book Club

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The Book Club will have its first meeting of the year at the Hill's in Paasisalo, Paasinotkontie 47, on Wednesday 9th January at 6pm.  Owen Sheers' novel "Resistance" will be discussed and a film based on his novel will be watched.  If you need transportation send mke an email or call 050-3649988.