Our new 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.


Upcoming Events

Highlighting the best contemporary European cinema, the program for the 2020 Calgary European Film Festival is now live! Head to calgaryeuropeanfilmfestival.ca to explore Bold European Cinema from 19 countries that have been selected to play the 2020 festival.

The films will be available to stream on-demand from November 7-15 across Alberta, with several titles being available across Canada. Tickets for all films are on sale now and cost $10. All films are presented in their original language with English subtitles.

The Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association with Community Support from the Calgary Cinematheque Society is proud to support for Finland the movie MASTER CHENG.

The Closing Weekend will showcase the Finnish foodie film MASTER CHENG, about a chef who travels to a remote village in Finland and uses cooking to connect different cultures

MASTER CHENG will be available to stream from Friday, Nov 13 until Sunday, Nov 15.