Happy SAINT URHO’S Day 2022

Happy Saint Urho’s Day on March 16th!

[By Staff reporters]


Saint Urho is a fictional saint of Finland, created and elaborated by Finnish Americans.



Finnish Americans comprise Americans with ancestral roots from Finland or Finnish people who emigrated to and reside in the United States. The Finnish American population numbered about 600,000 in the 1950s. To celebrate their heritage and pre-empted and extend celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day the day before.



NOTE: Blue grapes denoted Finnish wine. Just as a green 4-leaf clover represented “good luck” on St. Patrick’s Day.

MORE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Urho

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