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IMAGE GALLERY FROM THE 25th SCANDINAVIAN CHRISTMAS BALL

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Jun Tanikawa sponsored by Profoto
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Welcome to the Scandinavian Christmas Ball 2017.
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The Reception desk
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The Reception desk
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The Ballroom is ready.
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The Profoto booth where the participants could have their photo taken by a prefessional photographer
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The photo service was very popular.
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The Icelandic Chamber participants. Back-center Ambassador Hannes Heimisson.
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Finnair and FinnTour participants.
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Glögg serice in the foyer (Scandinavian hot wine).
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Meeting old and new friends.
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Vaisala participants having Glögg.
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Going for a refill...
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Doors to the Ball room opens.
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The guests finding their seats.
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The Lucia procession enters the ballroom.
Photo: Jun Tanikawa
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Lucia performance.
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Lucia performance.
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Icelandic Ambassador (at right) following the performance.
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Lucia performance.
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Lucia prosing for a photo on the photo booth.
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The MC's, Martin Koos and Leon Esben Ota making opening remarks.
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The committee makes a toast for a good ball.
Photo: Arisa Kawasaki
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The first snaps song, lead by Kenneth Hagås.
Photo: Jun Tanikawa
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...emptying the glass.
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Time to start the dinner!
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Photographer: Jun Tanikawa sponsored by Profoto


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Peter Holjo of Scandinavia Service draws the winner for one of their prizes.
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Peter Holjo presents the prize to one of the winners.
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Nigel Asai of Electrolux presents the prize to one of the winners of their prizes.
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Nigel Asai of Electrolux presents the prize to another of the winners of their prizes.
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Start of the Awaodori Show.
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Photo: Jun Tanikawa
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A lesson in Awaodori for the audience.
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Engaging the audience.
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Soon all in the ballroom joined in the dancing.
Photo: Jun Tanikawa
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A swinging ballroom.
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Thank you for a much appreciated show!
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Leaving the ballroom.
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MC Leon explains the pre-lottery
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Checking the winners's sheet.
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These guys definately won!.
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Santa arrives at the hotel.
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An unexpected photo opportunity with Santa.
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Santa enters the ballroom.
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Santa driving around at high speed!
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Santa's 'reindeer' being taken care of.
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Santa is old...and big...
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Santa having a chat with MC Leon.
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The cash sponsors are recognize on stage, Atlas Copco's Thomas Östergren gets a bottle of champagne.
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A special recognition for CellMark's Masaru Sakamoto.
Photo: Jun Tanikawa
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Volvo Car Japan's Takayuki Kimura (left) presents the first Volvo prize.
Photo: Jun Tanikawa
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The winner of the second Volvo prize hugs Santa.
Photo: Jun Tanikawa
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The third Volvo prize was Santa's bicycle.
Photo: Jun Tanikawa
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The winer of the Westin prize.
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FinnTour's Hiroaki Sugawara hugged his old friend Santa.
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The Winner of the FinnTour prize hugs Santa.
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The FinnTour prize presented by Hiroaki Sugawara (right).
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Finnair's Hiroaki Nagahara explains their prize. One Business class or two Economy tickets to any of their destinations in Europe.
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The winner is slightly confursed, should he thank Santa, or Finnair....
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Santa and the committee thank the audience and wish A Merry Christmas.
Photo: Jun Tanikawa
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The committee and assistants pose for a photo after end of the program.
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Photo opportunities with Santa.
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One of the few occasions when young ladies prefer old men...
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A Gold sponsor taking advantage of the opportunity.
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Start the dancing part of the program to the tunes of Brad & The Hitmen.
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Our dance band since 2003 - Brad Holmes & the Hitmen.
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Soon crowded on the dance floor.
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The Greatest Ball in Town!
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Spotted in the crowd, soon to be on stage...
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Our dance band since 2003 - Brad Holmes & the Hitmen.
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Brad introducing his band...
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...and on the drums...
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Brad Holmes & the Hitmen - a guaranteed 'hit'.
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'Elvis' Hagås made a guest appearance with the Hitmen.
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The King, and Brad, always show up at the Greatest Ball in Town!
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The King gives credit to the young guitarist from Australia.
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