Finlandia Foundation Seattle Chapter
Preserving Finnish culture in the Northwest.
What is FFSC?
As the largest chapter of the nationwide Finlandia Foundation, FFSC actively pursues the objectives that have been the core of the chapter since its establishment in 1968:
- To promote ethnic cultural activities for the learning of the Finnish language and developing an appreciation of Finnish literature, history, art, and music through lectures, seminars, concerts, and programs.
- To support activities of libraries, museums, colleges and churches directed towards Finnish-American culture.
- To cultivate an understanding of the Finnish culture with Finnish-Americans and others interested in Finland.
What does FFSC offer its members?
A bi-monthly newsletter providing information on news and events of FFSC and other Finnish organizations as well as news and tidbits on life in Finland.
Scholarships are given each year by the Chapter to outstanding students.
FFSC sponsors Finnish language classes taught by native speakers.
Social and educational functions supporting Finnish culture in the Pacific Northwest are sponsored and planned by FFSC.
Experience Finnish culture in Seattle!
Annual events of FFSC include:
- Annual meeting and celebration (April)
- Finnish language classes (September - March)
- FFSC table at the Finnish Community Bazaar (November)
- Independence Day Dinner and Dance (December)
- New events planned each year!