President of the Republic, Sauli Niinistö, and his spouse, Jenni Haukio, hosted the Independence Day Reception on Saturday 6 December 2014. The Reception was held at the newly renovated President’s Palace.
The 2014 Independence Day Reception will be held in the newly renovated Presidential Palace. The two-year renovation was carried out to a standard that fully respects the building's architectural and cultural values. "Renovation of the Presidential Palace was, on the whole, a complicated business. Part of the work involved conservation, restoration and new construction," Major Domo Anne Puonti explains.
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