Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association



Vappu Social Event a Great Success!

On Sunday May 1 we celebrated Vappu together at the Scandinavian Centre. It was a great success and we all had a lovey time enjoying snacks and crafts!

Save the Date! 2022 AGM February 27 at 4pm MT.

The CFCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Sunday February 27 at 4pm Mountain Time. Please register in advance for this meeting at the link below.
When: Feb 27, 2022 04:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Calgary European Film Festival report

The festival will be held at Globe Cinema & Online Nov 6-14. We are sponsoring a Finnish movie “The Potato Venture”. In-Cinema: Sun Nov 14 at 7:00 PM (Globe Cinema 2). Join us for the Closing Night celebrations of the 10th Anniversary Calgary European Film Festival! Stream: Nov 6-14 across Canada.

More info:

Language Lessons are back!

Beginner and Advanced Finnish language classes available! Each session runs for 10 weeks on Tuesdays, starting September 14, 2021. Beginner Finnish runs Tuesdays from 7-8pm MST, Beginner Plus Finnish runs Tuesdays from 8-9pm MST. Advanced classes are Monday evenings from 7-8pm MST. To register, or for more information, email

Little Finns is back in person!

Sundays from 4-6pm at the Scandinavian Centre! September 12, October 10, November 7, December 5. Email Heini Oguike at if your child would like to attend!

Save the Date: 2021 AGM Sun. Feb. 28 @ 4pm

Dear CFCA membership,

Please save the date of this Sunday February 28, 2021 at 4 pm MST in your calendars. This will be the day of our AGM. To comply with physical distancing, it will be held over Zoom. Link available on the Membership page. Please plan to attend so we meet quorum to approve any motions and to elect our new board members.

You must be a 2020-2021 member to attend.

See you there!
CFCA Board

Little Finns is BACK!

Virtual classes available on Sundays January 24, February 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, and June 6 from 3-5pm MST. All kids over 3 are welcome! Email to sign your child up!

Virtual Language Lessons Available!

Language lessons are running virtually on Tuesday evenings from January 5-March 9, 2021! See the Language Lessons page under the ‘Events’ tab for more information!

New CFCA Board for 2019

Please join us in welcoming the newly elected CFCA 2019 Board of Directors

President: Meaghan Peuramäki-Brown

Vice President: Salla Carson

Treasurer: David Hongisto 

Secretary: Salla Savolainen

Communications Director: Raheel Khan

Directors at Large: Outi McEachern, Tiina Narvanen, Jari Narvanen, Cayla Dorman, RJ Murray

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