President Maarit Otto
Vice-President Paul Thurlin
Secretary Marko Hirvinen
Treasurer Brenda Niska-Aro
Membership Clerk Glen Niska-Aro [email protected]
Fork Lake Jaakko Thurlin
Director Eric Lampimäki
Director Britta Karsten
Director Petri Maki
Director Ritva Haikarainen
For all things related to the Finnish Society of Edmonton website, contact Arvi Ohinmaa ([email protected], 780-935-3211)
Fork Lake: Kauko Siik
Seniors: Ritva Haikarainen
Sport & Leisure: [TBA]
Religion and Sewing Circle: Tiina Hohn
Choir and Culture: [TBA]
Casino Treasurer: Brenda Niska-Aro
Membership fees are $20.00 per person, including Gold Card holders. Fees are payable to the Finnish Society of Edmonton, and can be sent to :
Glen Niska-Aro, 4904-43 A Ave. Edmonton AB, T5L 4B7 . Membership fees are due by the end of May each year.
The annual fee of $200.00 for Fork Lake campsite holders is due by the end of May each year. Overnight visitor donations are appreciated. Send the campsite fee payments to Brenda Niska-Aro (4904 - 43A Avenue NW, Edmonton AB, T5L 4B7).
This productive group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Please contact Tiina for details .
The walking program takes place every other Sunday at 1 PM at Rundle Park. Talk to Susan Kankkunen ([email protected]). Walking poles are available through the Society.
The choir always welcomes new members. It is non-auditioned and sings in both Finnish and English at Finnish Society functions and community events.
ESCA (Edmonton Scandinavian Centre Association) invites Scandinavian Seniors to the Nordic Room of the Dutch Canadian Centre/Home of the Scandinavians on Wednesdays between 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Activities include card playing, watching Scandinavian movies, guest speakers on items of interest to Seniors, and more. A lunch is served at approximately 1:30 p.m.
KARI TAPIO / JOULUKONSERTTI KALLION KIRKOSSA DVD (PAL)HAITARIMUSIIKIN TOIVOTUIMMAT / CDKAIJA KOO, RUOKOLAHTI.. DVDKAVERILLE EI JÄTETÄ, RUTASET / CUBAN JAZZ BAND, PORI.. DVD (PAL), TULIPUNAINEN KYYHKYNEN DVD, -JA POKASAHA SOI- CD, TAISTO TAMMI / PARHAAT CD, ANNIKKI TÄHTI, IKIVIHREÄT CDKULKURIN MASURKKA DVD (PAL), HARMONIKKAKONSERTTI, KAVERILLE EI JÄTETÄ YM. (DVD), HAMEENKYRÖN LAVATANSSIT, YM. (DVD), KIRKASTUVA SÄVEL DVD (PAL), RANTALAVAN LAULU, VEIKKO TUOMI CD, ELÄMÄN HELMET CD, TANGOMARKKINAT 2007, KÄRSINTÄ DVD (PAL), RAKKAUDEN RISTI DVD (PAL), SOI, SOITTO, SOI (DVD), TANSSIT VIIPURISSA (DVD), ADOLPH STARK, AINO KARELIA CD, RAINIKAINEN (DVD) ,KULTAINEN HARMONIKKA 1999 (DVD), MATTI & TEPPO, 35 V JUHLALEVY CD, TAUNO PALON LAULUJA 1 CD, TAMARA LUND / KAUNEIMMAT MUISTOT CD, SYSMÄN KONSERTTI / SINITAIVAS (DVD), KAIVOPUISTON KAUNIS REGINA (DVD), VENÄLÄIS-SOUMALAINEN ELOKUVA, ”KAKI” (KUKUTCHKA) DVD, SEATTLE FINN TRIO -62 CD, REIJO TAIPALE & ESA PAKARINEN CD, HORTTO KAALO / LUONNONLAPSET CD