The Day of the Open Villages was celebrated in Degerby on 6th of June. The village concil served coffee and cake to all visitors. The new exhibitions at the Degerby Igor Museum were opened, but we also had other things to celebrate: our village got its own streamer! You can buy it for your own flag pole at the village office! A miniature version is also available.

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On 9th of April a group visited the Degerby Igor-museum that had travelled 400 kilometers. They came from Ilmajoki in Ostrobothnia, and they were very interesed in the unique history of the Porkkala area.

Many of them knew a lot about the history of our country in general, but they also pointed out that the history of this specific area was new to them. They had not really understood what exactly had been going on on the Soviet military base of Porkkala behind closed borders 70 years ago. The group continued along the old King's road towards the most southern city of Finland, Hanko.

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The big Travel Fair was organized in Helsinki 15-18.1.2015 and Degerby was also represented. Porkkala Travel, who sells trips to Porkkala and Degerby, handed out maps of the area and guided people who wanted to know more.

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During the autumn the museum shop by the Degerby Igor Museum was renewed. A new floor was laid and the shop got a new look. On Saturday 29th of November the shop was opened again as we celebrated that the Christmas time is coming.

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