FDF Summer Tour 2022 in Kuopio
Wednesday 8.6.2022 at 14.00 – 21.00
In June 2022, the Finnish Defence Forces’ Summer Tour will offer a chance to listen to great music and familiarise with the Finnish Defence Forces’ activity and equipment in altogether 12 cities across Finland. In these events, you can familiarise with the Finnish Defence Forces’ activity and equipment, service available for persons liable for military service and recruitment, as well as voluntary national defence. The events will feature military music branch’s concerts performed by the Air Force Big Band with Heikki Silvennoinen, military bands, and Souls of Women trio, as well as a 20-conscript strong Show Band of the FDF Conscript Band. The event has free admission, welcome!
On Wednesday 8.6.2022 at 14:00-21:00
Kuopio, Kuopionlahti field
Available for familiarisation at Kuopionlahti field from 14:00 onwards, the equipment display will allow you to familiarise with, among others, the FiAF activity and conscript training, command centre operating, pilot equipment and gear as well as varying types of simulators. You can also try laser shooting as arranged by the National Defence Training Association.
Apart from the equipment display, also a sortie by a Hornet multirole fighter will be observable at 17:50-18:00.
The concert will feature
- at 18:00 the Air Force Big Band with Heikki Silvennoinen as their soloist
- at 19:00 the Dragoon Band and Souls of Women trio by Iina Mutikainen, Klaara Koivunen and Emilia Vihanto
- at 20:00 the Show Band of the Finnish Defence Forces’ Conscript Band
The concert will end at around 21:00.
The Soldier’s Home Association will be available on site.
Please arrive on foot, by bike, or by public transport.
The event has free admission, welcome!
Target groups: media, citizens