Finland House Society

Got sisu? It’s Finn for the whole family!

FinlandWel­come, one and all, to The Fin­land House Soci­ety (FHS)! We are a fam­ily ori­ented, char­i­ta­ble soci­ety focused on facil­i­tat­ing, coor­di­nat­ing and pro­mot­ing a wide range of Finnish ath­letic, cul­tural, aca­d­e­mic, fes­tive and sea­sonal events, classes and activities.

FHS is always accept­ing new mem­bers, regard­less of roots, and look for­ward to shar­ing many fun and excit­ing events with you through­out the year!

Annual Mem­ber­ship Fees

Indi­vid­ual: $15
Fam­ily: $25
Senior: $10
Organization/Groups: $100

Finnish Pass­port Infor­ma­tion — In Eng­lish, Finnish, or  Swedish

 

Finnish National Veterans’ Day Celebration

Finnish National Veterans’ Day Celebration

You are wel­come to join the Finnish War Vet­er­ans in B.C. National Vet­er­ans’ Day Cel­e­bra­tion. The pro­gram will be fol­lowed by smörgåsbord.

Date: Sat­ur­day, April 27, 2014
Time: 2pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: admis­sion by donation

Pro­ceeds sup­port the local veterans.…

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CFF Movie: Tie pohjoiseen (2012)

CFF Movie: Tie pohjoiseen (2012)

Tie pohjoiseen (2012) (Road North). In Finnish with Eng­lish Subtitles.

Date: Sun­day, May 4, 2014
Time: 2pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Admis­sion By Dona­tion, includes refresh­ments.
Con­tact: Dianne Kil­back by ten.suletnull@kcablikd

Mika Kaurismäki’s best films have  dealt with music or road trips. Road North com­bines both ele­ments with plenty of heart becom­ing a fam­ily story when Leo (Vesa-Matti Loiri), …

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Finn Fun Family Camp

Finn Fun Family Camp

Come and spend a fun filled day of games and crafts!

Date: Sat­ur­day, May 31, 2014
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Price: $40/two peo­ple; $60/3–5 peo­ple; $20/extra peo­ple; Price includes lunch, snack and “makkaran­paisto”.
Con­tact: Selja 604–275‑7401

Reg­is­ter and pay by May 18th. Include:

names of attend­ing par­ents,
names and ages of chil­dren,
your e-mail …

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Scandinavian Centre Club Night St Urho’s Celebration

Scandinavian Centre Club Night St Urho’s Celebration

The Irish have St. Patrick. The Finns have St. Urho.

Date: Fri­day, March 14, 2014
Time: Doors open at 6:30pm; food served from 7pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Tick­ets $10.00 include food: Makkarakeitto.

Wear the colours and declare your sup­port for either:
St. Urho or St. Patrick
(pur­ple) or (green)

Enter­tain­ment includes:…

Finnish and Irish Music
Salute to St. 

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CFF Movie: Kaikella Rakkaudella

CFF Movie: Kaikella Rakkaudella

Kaikella Rakkaudella (2013). (Things we do for Love). In Finnish and some Nor­we­gian with Eng­lish Subtitles.

Date: Sun­day, Jan­u­ary 19, 2014
Time: 2pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Admis­sion By Dona­tion, includes refresh­ments.
Con­tact: Dianne Kil­back by ten.suletnull@kcablikd

This is the 32nd film by vet­eran Finnish film maker, Matti Ijäs, also well known for his beloved dra­mas for Finnish TV. …

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