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!

Donations: Finlandia Foundation is organizing, coordinating and helping fund many events that are taking place this year to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to help cover costs of events. Donation details: Supporting Finland 100 in Seattle

Viipurin Lauluveikot choir in Seattle

Viipurin Lauluveikot was founded in 1897 and is one of the oldest active men’s choirs in Finland. They will start their North-American tour in Seattle with a concert at University Unitarian Church (6556 35th AVE NE, Seattle WA 98115) on Sunday August 27th at 3 PM. Tickets $20/$10 from brownpapertickets.com or at the door.