President of the Republic Tarja Halonen and Committee Counsellor Pentti Arajärvi will host a gala luncheon in honour of the Nordic Council's 50th-anniversary session at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki on Tuesday 29 October 2002.
The more than 70 invited guests will include the Nordic heads of state and their spouses, Presidents Mauno Koivisto and Martti Ahtisaari and their spouses, the speakers of the Nordic parliaments, the Nordic prime ministers as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps and the most senior officials of the Nordic Council.
Selection of Fish Islanders Style
Creamed Wild Mushrooms
Smoked Carré of Lamb with Seasonal Vegetables
Onion and Red Wine Sauce
Warm Apple and Nut Tart
Sea Buckthorn Berry Sorbet
Musical entertainment will be provided by the Elite Quartette.