Friends of FFNCC Event: Arctic Swan Bakery & Finn Spark (Kipinä Kerho) Christmas Bake Sale

Arctic Swan Bakery offer rye bread and cardamom braids this Holiday season, shipped directly from our bakery to your door steps by UPS. Finn Spark will benefit from this sale.

Order now through December 7th.

Here is how to order:

  • The Bakery needs your name, shipping address , email address and phone number.

  • Please select the perfect holiday bundles from the list below.

  • Pay with PayPal (address: or with credit card (we will call you)

  • Include in your email a code: XMAS2020

  • Email your order to:


Choose from the following bundles:

  1.   2 rye breads 2 x $12+$14 UPS =$38

  2.   2 cardamom braids 2 x $12+$14 UPS =$38

  3.   4 rye breads 4 x $12+$19 UPS=$67

  4.   3 cardamom braids 3 x $12+$17 UPS=$53

  5.   3 rye breads and 2 cardamom braids 3 x $12+2 x $12+$20 UPS=$80

  6.   4 rye breads and 3 cardamom braids 4 x $12+3 x $12+$26 UPS=$110

  7.   6 cardamom braids 6 x $12+25 UPS=$97

  8.   8 rye breads 8 x $12+$26 UPS=$122


Friends of FFNCC Event: The Finnish School of DC

It is that time of the year again! Although this year has brought us a lot of surprises, the Finnish School of DC wants to cheer you up with the best they can ever wish - Finnish Christmas Treats!


Stuck up your shelves early and share some of the most delicious treats also with your family and friends!


Pre-order chocolate, candy, and other items by November 22nd and pick up your goods December 5th from the pick up point at RELC, 6201 Washington Blvd, Arlington, on Saturday, 12/5 at 11:00am - 1:00pm.  

Click here to get the pre-sale order form, and email it to

All sales support The Finnish School of DC.

Friends of FFNCC: Finnish Language School (FLSA)

Starting September 2020, Finnish Language School (FLSA) is conducting online classes during the COVID-19 pandemic utilizing Zoom. They offer 3 classes on Saturdays for 2 hours in each session.


For more information, click here to go FLSA website or email

Click here to read "A next level Finnish language experience: Discovering dialects" article at "This is Finland"


FFNCC is planning for Next Activity Year July 2020 - June 2021.


We would like to hear Your views. What kinds of events, that relate to the mission of Finlandia Foundation, would you like to attend?


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Photo by Nina Lyytinen, Finland.

Finlandia Foundation National (FFN) Programs

You can enjoy cellist Jussi Makkonen's and pianist Nazig Azezian's newest music video filmed in North Karelia, Finland, and many other special music programs on FFN YouTube channel!

Click here to go to FFN YouTube channel



Support restaurants and other small businesses by

  • shopping online for gift certificates

  • ordering online for lunch & dinner for pick-up or delivery

​Location: 1636 R Street NW, Washington D.C. 20009

Phone: 202-525-3919

T-shirts available for purchase at Chef Mikko Nordic Fine Foods cafe

About the Design:

This shirt celebrates the Norse Gods, popular in both Nordic culture and literature. Here we find Freya, the goddess of love, greeting you with a wry smile - featured in a traditional vibrant Nordic color palette taken from the flags of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.   Designer: Jeff Walter

All profits of the sales of this item will go directly to the business.

(Information source: Chef Mikko Website)

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Events organized by Finlandia Foundation NCC

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, in-person events are canceled or postponed until further notice.

Events organized by Friends of FFNCC

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click here to open Events by Friends of FFNCC page.



  • Founded in 1959 

  • Non-profit organization 

  • 250 members

  • Maintains Finnish & Finnish-American traditions   

  • Promotes Finnish culture

  • Organizes cultural & social activities  

  • Advances knowledge about Finland 

  • Provides grants & scholarships to individuals and not-for-profit entities of the Washington DC metropolitan area for presentations, projects, and performances that promote Finnish and Finnish-American culture

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