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Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association

CFCA Upcoming Events

Upcoming CFCA events at the Scandinavian Centre:

Sunday, October 14 at 6pm
CFCA Birthday Party (RSVP to salla.carson@gmail.com)

Sunday, October 21 at 2pm (Pullaa/karjalanpiirakkaa)
Baking with Terttu & Aulikki

Sunday, October 28 at 2pm (Pullaa/karjalanpiirakkaa)
Baking with Terttu & Aulikki

Sunday, November 11 at 10:30am
Scandinavian Centre Christmas Bazaar (2 volunteers needed)

Sunday, November 18 at 5pm
Movie night: Hymyilevä Mies (2016)

Saturday, December 1
CFCA Christmas Party

Wednesday, December 19 & Thursday, December 20
CFCA Casino at Cowboys Casino (44 volunteers needed) Please email Kimmo at kimmokorvela@gmail.com to sign up.

 

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Happy Easter Weekend

Hyvää pääsiäistä, to all CFCA members and friends!
 
From the CFCA Board of Directors
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St. Urho, March 16.

Happy St. Urho’s Day to all our members. Learn more about this highly respected Finnish-North American holiday by clicking on the following link http://www.sainturho.com/

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Congratulations to the new, 2018 CFCA Board of Directors

A warm welcome to our new Board of Directors.

President:                   Outi McEachern

Vice President:          David Hongisto

Treasurer:                  RJ Murray

Secretary:                   Cayla Dorman

Communications:      Aicha Kouyate

Directors at Large:     Salla Carson, Raheel Khan, Janice Kujala-Dorman, Meaghan Peuramäki-Brown, Seppo Sarvi.

Thank you to all members who attended the AGM, either in-person or via proxy.

 

AGM 2018

Sunday, February 11, 2018: Annual General Meeting

Where: Viking Hall, Scandinavian Centre

When: 4-6 pm

Who: 2018 Members only

Note: Please watch for your agenda package via email or post around Jan. 10. Please bring a copy with you to the meeting. We will be voting on bylaw amendments and selecting our 2018 Board at this meeting. If you cannot attend, please fill out a proxy form (link below) and send to finlandiacalgary@gmail.com

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Suomi 100 Greetings

Thank you to all CFCA Members who joined us for our wonderful Suomi 100 celebration last night. Below is a link to the greetings read to us by our Honorary Consul, Ms. Judith Romanchuk, from the Finnish Prime Minister, Premier of Alberta, and Alberta Minister of Culture and Tourism

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Greetings from Ambassador Lehtonen

Dear CFCA Members,

Please find attached Ambassador Vesa Lehtonen’s greeting to the Finnish Canadians, Finnish expatriates and friends of Finland in Canada (English and Finnish).

 

Finnish Language Lessons

Language Lessons

Finnish language classes will start on Monday, September 11th, 2017, from 7-9pm.

They are held at the Scandinavian Centre (739 20 Ave NW, Calgary) in the Saga Room, located in the basement.

There will be 10 lessons for the Fall 2017 session. Session fee (10 classes) is $70. Textbooks $120.

All experience levels welcome.

Class attendees must be Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association (CFCA) members.  Payment for membership can be done at the first lesson.

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CIFF 2017 Finnish Films

This year there are a series of Finnish films at the Calgary International Film Festival. Follow the links to view information about each film and showtimes.

https://www.calgaryfilm.com/films/2017/other-side-hope

https://www.calgaryfilm.com/films/2017/borgmcenroe

https://www.calgaryfilm.com/films/2017/ceiling

https://www.calgaryfilm.com/films/2017/through-supermarket-five-easy-pieces

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