Finlandia Foundation Seattle Chapter

Preserving Finnish culture in the Northwest.


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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!


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Finlandia Foundation Seattle Chapter
P.O. Box 75052
Seattle, WA 98125

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