President of the Republic, Sauli Niinistö, and his spouse, Jenni Haukio, will host the Independence Day Reception at the Presidential Palace on Saturday 6 December 2015. This year's theme is culture. In many ways, this year marks an anniversary of Finnish culture: the 180th anniversary of the Finnish national epic Kalevala, the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jean Sibelius, Akseli Gallén-Kallela and Pekka Halonen, and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tapio Wirkkala, Toivo Kärki and Olavi
President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö met President Joko Widodo of Indonesia in Jakarta on Tuesday 3 November. The presidents discussed bilateral relations and economic cooperation. President of the Republic Saul Niinistö and Mrs Jenni Haukio made a state visit to Indonesia from 2 to 4 November 2015.