The Finnish Society of Edmonton

Keeping Finnish culture and tradition in Western Canada

Annual General Meeting

We had our Annual General Meeting on October 29th and a new board was selected for 2017-18. Thank you to everyone for stepping up and volunteering their time to serve our community. Please see the Information page for the list of 2017-18 board members.

A huge "THANK YOU" to Pasi Karsten for his 31 years or service as he retires from being our Membership Director!

Finland 100 Christmas Party

We have an amazing program prepared to celebrate 100 years of Finnish Independence on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Dutch Canadian Club.

After dinner program includes presentations and famed Finnish accordionist Hannu Lambert. Cocktails will be served at 5:30PM, followed by catered dinner at 6:30PM. Get tickets for $30 from any board member.

Children's Christmas Party

The Children's Christmas Party will be on December 17th at 3PM at Eija's. We will also have a Children's Movie Night on January 14th at Carolina's.

Contact Sanna at [email protected] or Eija at [email protected]

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!