The Tori at FinnFest USA '99!
Welcome, Tervetuloa, Välkommen!

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Finnish for the Marketplace

Come and find that unique, one-of-the-kind gift from
hundreds of items of Finnish and Finnish-American heritage:


  • Skillfully carved wooden sculptures
  • Fashionable clothing and jewelry
  • Books, music, CD’s, CD-ROM’s
  • Original paintings and artwork
    • World famous Iittala® glass
    • Traditional Finnish knives
    • Nordic crafts and textiles
    • and much, much more.

    A FinnFest would not be a FinnFest without TORI – a Finnish marketplace. Ours will be located in the HUB (Husky Union Building) on the University of Washington Campus from 21st to 24th of July, 1999. Come browse through the stalls of the many Finnish related vendors. Enjoy a cup of Seattle coffee, have a chat with your FinnFest friends and admire the beautiful vista of Lake Washington. For a sneak preview you may learn more about this years Tori vendors below. You may also send any questions or comments directly to us at



    Finnish Tourist Board

    Information on travel
    to and in Finland

    Leena Iso-Ahola
    Original artwork

    Superior Gems & Minerals
    Jewelry mainly of ‘Spectrolite’, a stone from SE Finland
    Tel. 218-525 4537

    Bartholomew’s Woodshed
    Wood work, sculptures.

    Scandia House International
    Handcrafted gift items, books, CD’s and tapes
    Tel. 906-563 8200

    Finnish Designs
    Handcrafted and imported items of Finnish origin

    Finn Bear Carvings
    Sacred art, wildlife & other sculptures
    Tel. 218-525 6513

    Arctic Circle, Inc.
    Textiles, jewelry and books.

    Puukko Cutlery
    Handcrafted and imported Finnish knives. Exhibition of rare and famous knives.
    Tel. 218-538 6633

    Moomin Shop
    Moomin merchandising

    Linda Fornas Ladzick
    Original paintings, cards and prints

    Finnish American Chamber of Commerce of NW

    Blue Lantern Studios
    Muumin Books
    Tel. 206-632 7075

    William Halttunen
    Book: "Livin’ Ain’t No Exact Science: Life with Armas Halttunen – Fabulous Finn"

    Carol Ruotsala Staats

    Chalet in the Woods
    Quality gifts & Needlework from Northern Europe

    Memories of Finland
    Gifts, textiles and clothing from Finland

    Doris Petersen Bixby
    Scandinavian crafts, music, and travel
    Tel. 425-483 0922

    Inkeri of Finland
    Jewelry and collectibles from Finland
    Tel. 503-636 3370

    Finlandia Sauna
    Finnish saunas and sauna products.

    Other Lands
    Books, CD’s, tapes, maps, flags and more.

    Finn Ware of Oregon
    Finnish and Estonian Imports.

    Salolampi Foundation
    Information, Salolampi cookbook and shirts.

    Finn Grand Fest 2000
    Information on next years festival in Toronto

    Finlandia Foundation
    FinnFest USA ’99
    Information on Finnish language schools and activities in the NW.
    - you are already there!

    Bergland-Metcalf Studios
    Traditional Knifemaker ...
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    Martha Lindgren
    Wheat weaving, ‘lastu’ and wood items, wind socks and flags

    "With All My Heart Campaign"
    by the Finnish Heart Association and Finnish Flash Inc.

    Higher Education in Finland
    50 years of academic exchange - wings for the future

    Sampo Publishing, Inc.

    Westerlund Companies
    Tel. 612-533 9495

    Paivi Latvala
    Wood work and paintings from Finland

    Salmon Creek Woods & Threads
    Wood work, handcrafted Kanateles (finnish musical instrument) and CDs / tapes
    Tel 360-484 7160

    Irene’s Favorite Things
    Jewelry and crystal from Finland. Other gift items.
    Tel. 218-732 1121

    Travel Time
    Official travel agent and tour operator for the Finn Fest USA ’99.

    U.S. Postal Service
    Postal services with official FinnFest USA ’99 cancellation stamp.

    News, news, news.

    The Swedish Finn Historical Society

    Finnish American Home Association
    Cultural Center & Retirement Community

    Suomi Puku Ky
    Suomi Puku clothing

    Finnish American Pentecostal Church of North America

    YLE Radio Finland

    TV Finland International

    Hewlett Juntunen Finnish Imports
    Software and electronic dictionaries

    Johan Wooden Gifts
    including original Finnish wooden flowers

    TE-RI Products
    "Santa’s Little Boot Gnome" - Finnish toques, wildlife T-shirts and Christmas items.

    Trasan Microfiber Cleaning Cloths

    Lempi Wilson

    FinnFest USA '99
    4122 – 128th Ave. SE, Suite 305, Bellevue, WA 98006
    Phone: (425) 401-7100   Fax: (425) 641-9983