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The unveiling of the Juha Mieto -sculpture “Legend”

A famous Finnish sculptor, Pekka Jylhä, has designed and created a sculpture “Legend” that imitates the legendary cross-country skier and multiple championship winner Juha Mieto from Kurikka.

The sculpture will be unveiled in Kurikka on the 26th of September 2020.

The sculpture project has been organized by Juha Mieto’s own sports club Kurikan Ryhti
in cooperation with the city of Kurikka and other partners.

The unveiling of the Juha Mieto -sculpture “Legend”
on Saturday the 26th of September 2020 at 2.00 p.m.


2.00 p.m. Unveiling of the sculpture (Address: Keskuspuistikko 12, Kurikka, Finland)

3.00 p.m. Event for invited guests (Address: Keskuspuistikko 28, Kurikka, Finland)


Please confirm your arrival and special diet by Friday 11th of September 2020 by e-mail ( If you have any questions about accommodation or other practical issues, please contact Emilia Nivukoski (address above).


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