The Finnish Society of Edmonton

Keeping Finnish culture and tradition in Western Canada

Finland 100 Christmas Party

A big thank you to all who attended our Finland 100 party in December and enjoyed the fantastic accordion performance by Hannu Lambert! This party was the most well attended party in recent years with 127 tickets sold!

Vappu Party

This year's Vappu party will take place on Saturday, April 28th, at the Dutch Canadian Club at 13312-142 St. in the Nordic room.

Ticket prices are $30 per person, $15 for children 10 years old or younger.

Cocktails at 5:30 PM
Dinner at 6:30 PM
Entertainment to follow.

Get tickets from Britta at (780) 432-1981 or Ritva at (780) 474-1360.

Fork Lake Events

It's time to start planning for the upcoming Fork Lake activities this year.

MAY 19-21: Spring Work Weekend + Karjalanpaisti (Karelian Ragout) course with Anneli on Saturday, May 19th. Semi-Annual meeting Sunday, May 20th, at 1 PM.

JUNE 23-24: Celebrate Juhannus with Flag raising, Mölkky, Horseshoe tournament, Fishing derby, and dinner. Kokko (beach bonfire) during the evening. Bus transportation provided for Saturday.

SEPT 1-3: Fall Work Weekend

SEPT 8: Church Camp. Bus transportation provided.

Stay tuned for upcoming courses and activities at the lake this summer!

Mid-Winter Outdoor Event

The annual Laskiainen Celebration (which includes pea soup & pancakes) will take place on February 11 from 1:30 to 4:00PM at the ACT Centre in Rundle Park, located at 2909, 113 Avenue. People will be able to ski, skate & toboggan in between helpings of food. Thank you to Susan Kankkunen for organizing.

Finnish Children's Program

If you would like to meet other families with children, learn or speak Finnish at the same time, and have some fun, then this is the place for you!



For more information, please contact Sanna at [email protected]


Nordic walking

Walking program on every second Sunday at 1 p.m. at Rundle Park.






Monthly News Bulletin from the Finland Society/Suomi Seura ry

The latest information bulletin, including details of summer language courses, is available at under "News".

Sutinat-tiedotteemme on luettavissa Suomi-Seura ry:n Internet-sivulla kohdassa "Ajankohtaista".



Scandinavian Seniors' Club

Scandinavian Seniors' club takes place on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. till 4 p.m. at the  DCC Nordic room. 

Light lunch is served for a small fee. Welcome!