Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association



Dr. Peuramäki-Brown: Lives in Tiny Suitcases – April 6 at 6:30 pm

We welcome you to join us for a special presentation by archaeologist (& past CFCA President, Secretary) Dr. Meaghan Peuramäki-Brown about Lives in Tiny Suitcases. Dr. Peuramäki-Brown will share her passion project, retracing the footsteps of her Finnish settler great-grandparents in the Robinson-Superior Treaty territory.

When: Thursday, April 6 at 6:30 pm
Where: Viking Hall at Scandinavian Centre (739 20 Ave NW, Calgary)

Vappu Party – April 30, 4pm

Vappu – the century-old party will be taking place April 30 at 4pm in the Valhalla room!

Annual General Meeting – Feb 26th, 4pm

On Sunday Feb 26th, taking place at our wonderful Scandinavian Centre will be our Annual General Meeting where you can learn more about us, be part of our community, and have your say for the board!

Look forward to seeing you there Feb. 26th at 4pm in the Viking Hall of the Scandinavian Centre!

Calgary European Film Festival – ‘How to Kill a Cloud’ – Nov. 5-13/22

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Come show your support for the movie ‘How To Kill a Cloud’ at the Calgary European Film Festival. Available for viewing from November 5-13, 2022. Directed by Tuija Halttunen, it follows the conflicting ethical dilemma of scientist Hannele Korhonen as she navigates the agendas of research and financiers on her ambitious project to stimulate rainfall. With the ultimate question: who has the right to rule the clouds? Check it out here: Or purchase tickets using ShowPass:

Sign-up for Baking Classes!

Register to join an upcoming Finnish Baking Class! Back again for 2022 are the baking classes- register soon as they are limited to 20 spots per session! We will be making Pullapitko (Finnish coffee bread) and Lankatonttu (Christmas elf crafts) on October 23, Piparkakku (Finnish gingerbread) on October 30, Karjalanpiirakka (Karelian Rice Pies) and Kaaretortut (Jelly Rolls) on November 5. Sign up here:

2022 Christmas Bazaar!

The Annual Scandinavian Cultural Society Christmas Bazaar and Craft Sale is returning on Saturday November 13 from 2022 from 10:30am- 3:00pm at the Scandinavian Centre at 739 20th Street NW. Admission is $1.00 (please bring a loonie to speed up the entry process). Join for a wide variety of handmade Scandinavian crafts, baking, woodworking, knitting, jewelry, painting, pottery, and more! There will be tea, sandwiches, and sweets for sale downstairs. Save the date! The Annual Christmas Party will be taking place on December 3 2022 at 5:00pm. Tickets will be available for sale at the Christmas Bazaar.

Rosebud Trip – register by Nov. 11/22

The Rosebud Theatre is presenting the much-loved story from Narnia- The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. The Seniors Trip to Rosebud is on November 26 2022. Please register by sending an email to by November 11 2022 to reserve a seat.

Upcoming Lecture – Sept 11 6:30pm

Talk on Finnish North American Life in 1930s Soviet Karelia by Samira Saramo on Sunday September 11 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Scandinavian Centre (Viking Hall) 739 2 Ave NW, register to join here:

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