Lillan has stood on its place when Finland was part of Sweden. And part of Russia. It has stood there when Finland became independent 100 years ago. https://fi.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suomen_lippu The Finnish flag song says about colors: blue as the sky, white as snow. So many things in Finnish nature has those two colors. The colors from … More Blue and White Finland
Reading here the greetings from the Open Doors at Lillan. Not everyone left their message there but still I counted 95 names from the book! How lovely is that ❤ The first visitors came already before noon when the happening began and last ones left after 4pm when the Open Doors -happening ended. So wonderful … More It was wonderful to meet!
At the September Open Sunday 10th of September 2017 there is also an Open Doors happening at Dalsbruk. There are several old houses with their personal names attending, telling their part of Dalsbruk’s history for some centuries. Old houses all have their own stories. Present owners are there to tell what they know and maybe … More Open Doors at Lillan
Dalsbruk was quite depressed and blue after the steel mill had quit. No more pipe whistles to rhytm your day. Insecurity of the future. Then, small blinks of sunshine, of the brighter future. Rosala Handelsbod moved from Rosala to Dalsbruk, first by the marketplace. Positive, international, classy, beautiful. I was so happy! Rapt for all of … More Festival Norpas
You book your stay at Lillan. All goes well. Then, all of a sudden, you get an email from me with abysmal list of questions. How many of you will be coming? Adults, children? Doubles, singles? Ages, genders? Your estimated time of arrival? Your other wishes or questions about your stay? What is this? Am … More Why do I ask?
Rosala Handelsbod has again a wonderful event. This one stays until the end of July: Nähdään majalla (Let’s see at the hut). Talented Sanna Pelliccioni, illustrator and graphic designer, displays her paintings and illustrations for childrens’ books. Sanna stayed at Lillan during her display arrangements with her two boys. They loved and enjoyed their stay. Well, the … More Joyful illustrations
Service and visit guides now available at Lillan (thank you for the hint Sanna P.!) along with the post cards you can send your greetings from Lillan. Had the honor to welcome again a lovely group to Lillan. We had real fun getting to know a bit. Thank you Merritt & Co, here’s to your … More Guides and guests
Finally! From this day on you can subscribe yourself to the Lillan Newsletter. Latest news, greetings, events and other important, somehow Lillan related news, directly to your inbox. Welcome to join in! And remember: sharing is caring. Wink of this lovely new feature to your Lillan-minded friend as well. Subscribe your own Newsletter here. Thank … More Lillan Newsletter
Markets, movies, shows, happenings. Already 497 events and more pouring in. A lot to do and a lot to see here at Kimito Islands, go and check yourself! Which are your favourites?
Sun shines so bright. Even when on minus, snow melts. You can almost sense the spring on its way ❤ Lillan, always full of light, now almost gleams! And all the wonderful events coming. Winter holiday just started, Shrove Tuesday next week after it – traditional vinterspex at lovely Sagalund, International Women’s Day week after … More Spring feeling and events