As one of the largest chapters of the nationwide Finlandia Foundation, the Seattle Chapter actively pursues objectives that have been the core of the chapter since its establishment in 1968 by providing Finnish language classes, presenting Finnish movies, organizing a variety of events throughout the year such as the Finnish Independence Day Dinner and Dance, and more!

Upcoming events

Finnish Language classes: Spring 2019
Finlandia Foundation Seattle Chapter is offering a beginner’s course and an intermediate course in Finnish language for 10 weeks starting on April 4th, 2019. All classes are held on Thursdays at Finnish Lutheran Church in the Crown Hill neighborhood of Seattle. Please see the language classes page for more information and registration form.

Performer Of the Year at Swedish Club
Saxophonist Juli Wood – Finlandia Foundation National Performer of the Year – will be performing at the Swedish Club on Friday March 1st at 7:30 PM. See the Event page for more information.

Lecturer Of the Year at Finnish Lutheran Church
James Ford Cooper – Finlandia Foundation National Lecturer of the Year – will give a lecture titled “Finland and the Cold War” on Saturday March 2nd at 3:00 PM at the Finnish Lutheran Church (8504 13th Ave NW, Seattle WA 98113). See the Event  page for more information.

Kalevala Day Festival