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Our logo. The hannunvaakuna or looped square is an ancient symbol (pre-Christian) in Finland that was used for good luck or to ward off bad luck (oldest example, so far, in Finland dates back 1000 years). Also used historically to mark places of interest. Blue lines represent Calgary’s Bow River. Design by Raheel Khan.

The Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association promotes and maintains Finnish culture in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1968, the club’s regular activities include a Finnish language study and a Little Finns programs, movie nights, and observance of traditional Finnish holidays. The club also organizes cultural evenings and supports the works of Finnish composers, artists, performers and sports teams.

 Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association edistää ja ylläpitää suomalaista kulttuuria Calgaryssa. Perustettu vuonna 1968, seuran säännölliseen toimintaan kuuluvat suomen kielen opiskelu, Pikku Finskit lasten kerho, elokuva-illat ja perinteisten suomalaisten juhlapyhien viettäminen. Klubi järjestää myös kulttuuritapahtumia ja tukee suomalaisia esiintyjiä, säveltäjiä, taiteilijoita ja urheilijoita.


Bilingual Parenting Event on Oct 22, 2022 at 10am-12pm

Join us for a 2-hour webinar for the parents of Calgary Little Finns, where Soile Pietikäinen will answer questions about bilingual development, specifically with focus on Finnish language. Soile is Finnish and lives in London, UK. She is trilingual in Finnish-English-Italian and a mother of native trilingual young adults. At work she is a sociologist specialized in bilingual family… Continue Reading →

Juhannus 2022 Celebration

The Annual Juhannus celebration at Sandy Beach Park on Saturday June 25 saw a turnout of around 50-60 people. It was delightful to see many familiar and new faces. Attendees had a chance to enjoy the bonfire, play a game of Molkky, learn something new from Juhannus quiz, engage in conversation, savour various potluck dishes,… Continue Reading →