Presidential couple to receive May Day greetings

Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Press release 24/2024
29 April 2024

President of the Republic of Finland Alexander Stubb and his spouse Suzanne Innes-Stubb will receive May Day greetings at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday 1 May 2024.

The event will begin in the courtyard of the Presidential Palace at 10.15 with the reception of the Mayflower. The Mayflower is a charity pin sold through a fundraising campaign organised by Folkhälsan, a civil society organisation. The proceeds are used to promote the health and well-being of children and young people. young people. The Mayflower is Finland’s oldest charity pin.

The presidential couple will then be greeted by the Finnish Workers’ Music Federation. This year the music will be provided by the wind orchestra of the Sibelius-opisto music institute in Hämeenlinna. The outdoor event will end at 11.10 with the traditional address by the Student Union of the University of Helsinki and the YL Male Voice Choir.

As the event continues at the Presidential Palace, Aalto University students will present the presidential couple with a copy of Julkku, the May Day comic magazine.

Members of the public are welcome to watch the outdoor part of the event from the Market Square and Pohjois Esplanadi (weather permitting).

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