the casualty process

itsenäisyyspäivä // Independence Day

Finland’s Independence Day is a national public holiday and a flag day. It is held on 6 December to celebrate Finland’s declaration of independence from the Russian Republic in 1917 after the revolutions in Russia gave Finland an opportunity to withdraw from Russian rule.

Finnish Independence Day celebrations include:

     - raising the Finnish flag
     - remembering the Winter War (1939-1940) and the Continuation War
       (1941-1944) and honouring the veterans and the casualties
     - parades and torchlight processions
     - visiting cemeteries and war memorials
     - religious services
     - burning blue-white candles, and especially placing two of them in one’s 
       window
     - Linnan juhlat (”the Castle Ball”) = the Presidential Independence Day
       reception at the Presidential Palace (which is broadcast on TV)
     - a TV broadcast of the movie adaptation of Väinö Linna’s war
       novel Tuntematon sotilas (The Unknown Soldier / Unknown Soldiers)

Hyvää itsenäisyyspäivää! // Happy Independence Day!
Suomi // Finland
itsenäisyyspäivä // Independence Day
6. joulukuuta // December 6th
kansallispäivä // National Day
liputuspäivä // a flag day
Suomen itsenäisyysjulistus // The Finnish Declaration of Independence
itsenäisyys // independence
itsenäinen // independent
itsenäistyminen // the act of becoming independent
itsenäistyä // to become independent 

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gamerphobic replied to your post “sometimes i remember that the Baby Dimension was a real canon thing in…”

remember the fact the big twist in rev is that an invisible kingdom is going around and is the “real” controller of this war and if you mention this invisible kingdom by name you explode and die

how could you forget the crystal ball in conquest which would allow people to see the invisible kingdom without exploding, but it would conveniently shatter after a single use for no given reason

and the hoshido throne was made of these crystal balls, so our party decided that the best course of action would just be to invade an entire neighboring country, causing countless casualties in the process, so that they can take over the castle and make their king sit on the magic throne to expose him as a Slime Man

What Happened to The Casualty Process?

Since July 2010, Impossible Music Sessions organizers have been working with Session 1 alumni Saeid “Natch” Nadiafi and Shayan Amini to help them to obtain artist travel visas for their new venture, The Casualty Process.

Nine months later, after endless Skype and Gmail chats between Tehran and New York City, multiple trips to embassies in Turkey and Malaysia, and the intervention by the office of a U.S. Representative, The Casualty Process is coming to America.

Their tour started last month on Music Freedom Day, 3 March, but administrative delays at the U.S. consulate in Ankara kept them in Iran. Instead, they performed live over video chat from their rehearsal studio. In the middle of the month, when they should have been traveling to Austin, Texas for their 19 March scheduled showcase at SXSW, Saeid and Shayan were in Tehran, jumping through bonfires for the Persian New Year.

Now, at last, out of the fire comes the Casualty process.

For those of you who can be in New York City early in the week of 4 April, we’ll host an intimate gathering to welcome the artists (details to follow). They can also be seen at these upcoming engagements:

21 April: Nashville Film Festival, Nashville

22 April: TEDx Tampa Bay, Tampa

8 May Festival of Ideas for a New City, New York City