Finland’s Independence Day Reception and Dinner — SOLD OUT

Finnish flag with a candleDate: Tues­day Decem­ber 6, 2016
Time: 6 pm Reception/Bar. 7pm Din­ner
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost:  $50

On the Occa­sion of the 99th Anniver­sary of Finland’s Inde­pen­dence

Pre­paid Tick­ets Only: $50.00/pp-available from Nov 9th. Please con­tact Veikko Niemela 604–980-0706, or e-mail
Cheques should be made payable to Fin­land House Soci­ety and mailed to: V. Niemela, 3010 Grif­fin Place, North Van­cou­ver BC, V7R 4W9

Wel­come — Veikko Niemelä, Pres­i­dent FHS
O Cana­da and Maamme — Kyösti Sutela
President’s Greet­ing- Tom Nyberg- Hon­orary Con­sul
Schol­ar­ship Pre­sen­ta­tions – Lorene Mara
Pre­sen­ta­tion- Dr. Juk­ka Uit­to
Music — Miles Black
Dress code: Busi­ness attire or Kansal­lispuku
Host­ed by Fin­land House Soci­ety


Scandinavian Craft Fair


Arts and Crafts – Baked Goods – Christ­mas Good­ies — Refresh­ments and much much more!

The annu­al Scan­di­na­vian Craft Fair at the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre, host­ed by the Van­cou­ver Fin­lan­dia Club. Lots of local ven­dors, Finnish & Scan­di­na­vian crafts and mer­chan­dise, plus your favourite baked goods!

Scan­di­na­vian Deli will be open for lunch.

Free entry and free park­ing!

 Face­book Event:

 Date: Sun­day Novem­ber 27, 2016
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Cost: Free Admis­sion
Con­tact: Riit­ta or Ron at 604–941-0760 or



FinnWest 72nd Finnish Canadian Grand Festival

FinnWest LogoFor three days, the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre will become the “Cen­tre for all things Finnish” as we wel­come enter­tain­ers from Fin­land, USA and Cana­da. Ear­ly bird reg­is­tra­tion fees are offered until May 31. Check web­site for full details on pro­gramme and how to reg­is­ter. “Take your fam­ily to Fin­land, with­out pay­ing for air­fare!” FinnWest 72nd Finnish Cana­dian Grand Fes­ti­val.

Date: July 29 — 31, 2011
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Price: $70 full fes­ti­val adult pass

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