​Dues from people like you help ensure that FFNCC is able to continue and expand programs, and remains strong in the future.

FFNCC's annual membership period is valid from January 1st through December 31st.

If you have not renewed your dues in the past few weeks, please click here to go "Join" tab where you can pay your membership via PayPal, and find information on how to pay by a check. 

 

Please email our treasurer (kfnoring@yahoo.com) if you have any questions about your membership.

Thank you to those of you who have already paid your 2021 dues!

Neighborhood dinner at Mikko

Kalevala Themed Dinner 

Sunday, February 28th 2021

Seating at 3pm and 6pm, cost $40/person (+tax)

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

Phone: 202-525-3919

You can also order your Kalevala Day Dinner to go by emailing to catering@chefmikko.com

Links from Finland for Current News and Information

 

If you want to read or even listen to daily and recent news from Finland in English, you could connect to the Internet link maintained by the Finnish Broadcasting Company, Yleisradio Oy, or “Yle.” By clicking on “Listen,” you can get the daily 4-minute broadcasts in English. If you have some Finnish, by clicking on “Easy Finnish,” you get the news with uncomplicated vocabulary (or in “selkosuomi” in Finnish).

 

Embassy of Finland, Washington, DC provides extensive information about  important things for Americans through the website Finland and United States of America. It includes such topics as current affairs, travel and services, and even a course in the Finnish language.

For Finns and dual citizens, a good source of information is Suomi Seura (Finland Society)

“The Finland Society is an expert on Finnish “expatriatism.” We have members almost in 60 countries. We offer counseling for those moving and living overseas or returning to Finland.


We publish the magazine Finland Bridge and provide information on current themes concerning expatriate Finns. The Finland Society’s task is to ensure that Finnish expatriates are taken into account in public debate and decision-making in Finland.


We distribute grants to Finnish expatriate communities and media.
Finland-Society has the Finnish Expatriate Parliament (FEP). Thanks to the FEP’s initiatives, we have reached goals such as dual citizenship and absentee voting for expatriate Finns. As a member of the Finland Society, you would receive many valuable benefits.”

Finlandia Foundation National (FFN) Virtual Events

  • Sami National Day, Saturday February 6th, 8am - 5pm: Recognizing the only indigenous people of the European Union.

  • Virtual Suomi Sing along: Join the musical fun on the first and third Sunday of each month. 

  • Laskiainen, Saturday February 20th, 12pm - 2pm: Laskiainen, a holiday signifying the start of Lent in the Christian tradition, is connected with Shrove Tuesday, which – curiously enough – is devoted to sledding in Finland. 

  • and more, click here to see all FFN Virtual events for 2021

Friends of FFNCC Announcement:

Finnish Language School Association​ (FLSA)

2020/2021 Academic Schedule and Special Events

Starting September 2020, FLSA will conduct online classes during the COVID-19 pandemic utilizing Zoom. FLSA will continue to offer 3 classes on Saturdays for 2 hours in each session.

For more information:https://finnschool.org/

email: inquiries@finnschool.org

Friends of FFNCC Announcement: Finnish Language School Association​ (FLSA)

Online Finnish Courses - The Summer University of Jyväskylä

You wished & The Summer University of Jyväskylä made it real - more variety of groups in Spring 2021.

Click here to see their flyer

Quick list of upcoming events

FFNCC at a Glance

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

To see events by other organizations,

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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