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

  • Nordic Literary Series: Finnish author Jussi Valtonen, with translator Kristian London, will read from and discuss his new novel, They Know Not What They Do. At Elliott Bay Book Company on Thursday May 24th at 7:00 PM. See this event page for more information.
  • Seattle Symphony performs Kullervo by Jean Sibelius May 31st, June 2nd and June 3rd. See this Seattle Symphony website for more information and tickets.
  • Summer Party at Vasa Park in Bellevue on Saturday June 9th starting at 1 PM. See the event page for more information.