Memorable Moments Between St. Anthony & Salo

  • St. Anthony City Council Member and City Manager visit Salo, September 3 - 8, 2012
  • St. Anthony High School Chamber Choir and Jazz Band, Spring 2011 - Concert tour in Salo during Spring Break.
  • Revanssi Folk Dancers, Summer 2010 - Home stays in St Anthony and performed six times in the Twin Cities, Cokato, and the St. Anthony Village Fest.
  • Three St. Anthony High School students participate in the Salo International Youth Forum, February 16 - 21, 2009
  • Salo Administrative Director and Salo city board members visit St. Anthony, June 2 - 6, 2008
  • St. Anthony City Council Member and St. Anthony Public Works Director visit Salo June 10 - 15, 2007
  • Sakari Peltola, Finnish Sculptor creates "Weatherman" for Salo Park in St. Anthony during "Minnesota Rocks!" International Stone Carving Symposium. Hanna-Kaisa Silander and Eija Seppälä, Salo city council members and Terhikki Heinonen, Salo International Relations director, participate in Salo Park opening. - 2006
  • St. Anthony Mayor and City Manager Visit Salo - 2005
  • St. Anthony High School Chamber Choir Visits Salo as part of the concert tour - 2004
  • Moisio School Students and two teachers visit and attend St. Anthony High School - 2003
  • Salo Mayor and Chair of Salo City Council and Deputy Chair of Salo City Council Visit St. Anthony and take part in FinnFest - 2002
  • Salo Superintendent of Schools and School Principal visit St. Anthony - 2001.
  • Youth Art Exchange - Spring, 2000 - 77 pieces of artwork created by Wilshire Park Elementary, St. Anthony Middle School, St. Anthony High School and St. Charles Borromeo students were exhibited in the Salo, Finland roundhouse art museum. During this same time, St. Anthony's City Hall hosted an exhibit of 55 pieces of art created by Salo, Finland students.
  • Rivakat Dance Group, June 1999 - The Rivakat Dance Group traveled to St. Anthony, Minnesota and performed at various locations and festivals including the Minnesota State Capitol, the American Swedish Institute, the Stone Arch Festival of the Arts and the St. Anthony Community picnic in Central Park.
  • Salo Wind Orchestra, April 17 - 25, 1998 - The Salon Puhallinorkessteri, (Salo Wind Orchestra) toured Minnesota and visited St. Anthony. They played concerts for the St. Anthony school children, at the Landmark Center in St. Paul, for the St. Anthony residents and in a joint concert with the St. Anthony Civic Orchestra.
  • Teacher Exchange Program, 1998 - 1999 School Year Chris Ravndal, St. Anthony teacher goes to Salo on first teacher exchange.
  • Salo Finland Fire Brigade Band, June 14 - 24, 1997 - The residents of St. Anthony welcomed members of the Salon VPK: n Soittokunta (the Salo Finland Fire Brigade Band) to the United States. For a couple of band members this visit was an opportunity to find relatives, who had emigrated to the U.S. several years ago and were living in the Duluth area.
  • Salon Viesti Youth Sports Group, 1992 - visits St. Anthony - demonstrates Finnish Baseball
  • Sauli Niinisto, member of Finnish Parliament and Chair of Salo City Council visits St. Anthony - 1992
  • St. Anthony Civic Orchestra, 1991 - Visits Salo and performs a concert tour.
  • St. Anthony Mayor, 1989 - Visit Salo.