EVENTS

Vappu- Karaoke!

Posted on Apr 19, 2018 | 0 comments

Vappu- Karaoke!

Come rekindle the “vappu” spirit and join us for a fun evening of karaoke at GAGOPA in Koreatown! Tuesday, May 1 @ 7-10pm. Admission limited to 20 people, so get your tickets fast. Bring a friend! Last time we sold out quickly! Discount for current Finland Center members. If you are not a member, why not sign up at the same time and support our other activities as well? Including wine which we will bring. You can also BYOB and BYOW but NO HARD LIQUOR. – They also have alcoholic drinks and snacks for sale. You have to be 21 or above  – they check...

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Book Reading- Kirjallisuustapahtuma

Posted on Mar 29, 2018 | 0 comments

Book Reading- Kirjallisuustapahtuma

Join us and listen to Finnish writers describing America.   Please note:  The event will be organized in Finnish.   Finnish writers Jussi Valtonen and Meritta Veilleux are visiting Finland Center Foundation at the Finnish Church on 15 of April at 3 PM at 83 Christopher Street, New York. In their most recent novels, after many steps, they reach the east coast, New York and Baltimore. Jussi Valtonen is a Finnish writer and psychologist who currently works as a researcher at New York University. He has published four fiction books. His latest novel ” They Know Not What They...

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Annual Meeting

Posted on Mar 5, 2018 | 0 comments

Annual Meeting

Welcome to Finland Center’s Annual Meeting on the 28th of March! We will have a networking reception with wine and Finnish appetizers – and remember that old favorite, Lonkero! Browse our silent auction of photographic art – including a piece by renowned photojournalist Meeri Koutaniemi. Sales benefit the Kota Alliance for gender equality and women’s empowerment – come add to your art collection! The event is free for FCF members and $10 for guests. The meeting will be held  at Centre for social innovation, 601 West 26th Street #325/102 New York City on the 28th of March from...

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Ice skating at Riverbank skating rink

Posted on Jan 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Ice skating at Riverbank skating rink

Come and join us for ice skating at Riverbank skating rink on 18th of February from 1pm.-4pm. Adults: $5 Kids: $3 If you have your own ice skates, bring them with you, if you don’t, you can rent a pair from Riverbank! The cost of skate rental is $6. We will be serving warm juice during the day. Hope to see you there! The easiest way to get to Riverbank skating rink is to take the 1 train and get off at 145 street.

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Kalevala the Musical

Posted on Jan 5, 2018 | 0 comments

Kalevala the Musical

A concert performance of the next Broadway hit “the Waitress meets Lord of the Rings…..” A new musical by Johanna TelanderKalevala the Musical  Saturday, January 6th, 2018 – 7 pm St. Peter’s Episcopal Church @ 346 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011 Maija Anttila with Soulgaze Films presents a concert performance featuring samples from an upcoming production of KALEVALA the Musical, composed by Johanna Telander. The concert is an introduction to the music from KALEVALA the Musical. An official staged reading will follow in the spring of 2018. Tickets are...

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Christmas Bazaar and Carols 2017

Posted on Nov 16, 2017 | 0 comments

Christmas Bazaar and Carols 2017

Come visit our table at the Christmas Bazaar and listen to Carols at Finnish Church, Greenwich Village to benefit the Finnish School of New York. Take your Christmas Spirit with you, enjoy the collision of cultures and say hi to old and new friends at the heart of New York, 81 Christopher St, New York,  NY  10014. The event that draws the biggest crowd every year in the Finnish community in New York is the Christmas Bazaar held to benefit the Finnish School of New York, on the same day and in the same space as the “Kauneimmat joululaulut” (Christmas Carols). It is also a testament to...

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Sauna with FCF!

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 | 0 comments

Sauna with FCF!

Thank you for everyone who participated! It was an evening of relaxation and enjoying the heat of hot rocks. Also, a new experience, cold sauna… *********************************************************************************** As Winter is slowly getting closer bringing us busy Holidays that come with it, it is time to unwind and relax in that traditional Finnish way! Come pamper yourself with us at the Wall Street Bath & Spa on on Tuesday, November 14! The facility offers not only two pools, an eucalyptus steamroom and a juice bar but also three different kinds of saunas....

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Sovinto by Meritta Veilleux

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 | 0 comments

Sovinto by Meritta Veilleux

BOOK TALK (in Finnish) * Moved until later, STAY TUNED to find out the new date * Welcome to brighten up your November evenings with Meritta Veilleux. She publishes her new book Sovinto in Finnish and we will have a chance to discuss it with her, in Finnish (don’t worry, you can still participate even if you haven’t read the book yet!). Tervetuloa! Meritta Veilleux (also known as Meritta Koivisto) is a Finnish writer, screenwriter, director and internationally awarded playwright. She has lived in Finland, Sweden and West Coast of the US. She studied in Stockholm in the 1970s and...

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