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Announcements and Invitations - Birth

Olemme iloisia ilmoittaessamme ... syntymästä.
We are happy to announce the birth of…
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
Olen iloinen kertoessani, että ... saivat pienen pojan / tyttären.
I'm happy to tell you that…now have a little son/daughter.
Used when a third party is announcing the birth of a child
Haluaisimme ilmoittaa pienen poikamme / tyttäremme syntymästä.
We would like to announce the birth of our new baby boy/girl.
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
Saammeko esitellä pienen poikamme / tyttäremme.
We are delighted to introduce you to...our new son/daughter.
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child, usually found on cards with a picture of the child
Kymmenen sormea ja kymmenen varvasta, näin suuri tuli meidän perheestä. ... ja ... ovat iloisia ilmoittaessaan ... syntymästä.
Ten little fingers, ten little toes, and with these new digits our family grows. … and … are delighted to announce the birth of…
A common saying in English, used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
Rakkauden ja toivon saattelemana toivotamme ... tähän maailmaan.
With love and hope we welcome…to the world.
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
Olemme ylpeitä saadessamme ilmoittaa / esitellä uuden perheenjäsenemme...
We're proud to introduce/announce the newest member of our family…
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
Olemme ikionnellisia saadessamme ilmoittaa tyttäremme / poikamme syntymästä.
We are overjoyed to announce the arrival of our son/daughter.
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child

Announcements and Invitations - Engagement

... ja ... olemme kihloissa
…and…are engaged.
Used when announcing an engagement
,,, ovat iloisia ilmoittaessaan kihlauksestaan.
…are happy to announce their engagement.
Used when a couple want to announce their engagement
Olemme iloisia saadessamme ilmoittaa ... ja ... kihlauksesta.
We are happy to announce the engagement of…and…
Used when announcing an engagement
Herra ja rouva ... haluavat ilmoittaa tyttärensä ... kihlauksesta herra ja rouva ... pojan ... kanssa. Häitä suunnitellaan elokuulle.
Mr and Mrs...of ..., announce the engagement of their daughter, ..., to ..., son of Mr and Mrs..., (also) of… . An August wedding is planned.
Traditional, used when parents want to announce the engagement of their daughter
Tule juhlimaan kanssamme ... ja ... kihlausta.
Come and join us at a party for…and…to celebrate their engagement.
Used as in an invitation to an engagement party
Olette sydämellisesti tervetulleita juhlimaan ... ja ... kihlausta.
You are cordially invited to … and … engagement party on…
Used as in an invitation to an engagement party

Announcements and Invitations - Marriage

Olemme iloisia ilmoittaessamme ... ja ... häistä / avioliitosta
We are happy to announce the wedding/marriage of…and…
Used when announcing a marriage
Neiti ... tulee pian rouva ...
Miss…is soon to become Mrs. ...
Used when announcing the marriage of a woman
Neiti ... ja herra ... pyytävät teitä osallistumaan häihinsä. Olet tervetullut viettämään tätä erityistä päivää kanssamme.
Miss…and Mr…kindly request your presence at their wedding. You are welcome to come and enjoy the special day with them.
Used by the couple when inviting people to their wedding
Herra ja rouva ... pyytävät teitä osallistumaan poikansa / tyttärensä häihin ...
Mr and Mrs…request your presence at the marriage of their son/daughter on…at…
Used by the parents of the man/woman who is getting married to invite people to the wedding
Koska olette hyvin tärkeitä ihmisiä elämässämme, haluamme kutsua teidät viettämään häitämme ...
Because you have been very important in their lives, …and…request your presence at their wedding on…at…
Used by the couple when inviting close friends to their wedding

Announcements and Invitations - Gatherings / Special Events

Olisimme iloisia, jos tulisit kanssamme viettämään...
We would be delighted if you would join us on..at…for…
Used to invite people to a social occasion on a specific day, at a specific time and for a specific reason
Kutsumme teidät illalliselle juhlimaan...
We request the pleasure of your company at a dinner to celebrate…
Used to invite people to a dinner party and to give the reason why
Olette sydämellisesti tervetulleita viettämään...
You are cordially invited to…
Formal, used to invite people to a formal event. Commonly used for company dinner parties
Kokoonnumme ystävien kesken juhlimaan ... ja olisimme iloisia, jos pääsisit mukaan joukkoon.
We are having a party amongst friends to celebrate…and we would be very glad if you could come.
Formal, used to invite close friends to an important social occasion
Olisimme iloisia, jos pääsisit paikalle.
We would very much like you to come.
Used in an invitation after having asked the recipient to come, in order to emphasize that you would like them to be present
Haluaisitko tulla ... ...?
Would you like to come to…for…?
Informal, used to invite friends round for no other purpose then to see them