Our Events

Upcoming Events

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Finns Studying in the USA

On Tuesday, January 22nd, Finland Center Foundation is hosting a student panel discussion for Finnish college students who are studying in New York. Students are welcome to attend and share their thoughts on their experiences of studying in the USA, and the differences between Finnish and American higher education systems.

The event will be held in the Women’s Lab, at the Centre for Social Innovation at 6:30 pm – 8 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Please note: This event will be organized in Finnish or English depending on the audience.

Register here!


Past Events


Finlandia Foundation New York Metropolitan Chapter invites you to come celebrate the 101st Anniversary of Finland's independence at the Scandinavia House on December 1st at 6 p.m. The event is free of charge and open to the general public.

You can find more information about the event here.


On November 27, the String Orchestra of New York City performed an all-Finnish program at St. Peter's Church in Chelsea.

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A workshop where participants were taught the old Finnish art of birch bark weaving took place in the Women's Lab at the Centre for Social Innovation on November 3rd, 2018. Read our blog post about the event here.


Check out this short video from our annual Midsummer 5K Run that took place in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, on June 17th 2018!


Upcoming Finnish Events Calendar

From fashion shows and musical performances to marathons and seasonal celebrations – check out our upcoming and on-going events and enjoy fun get-togethers in New York City and elsewhere! Is your Finnish or Swedish a little rusty? Join the Members’ Book Club or let’s get together for an informal discussion over drinks. You can keep track on what’s going on through the calendar below.


What We’ve Done Before

If you want to see what we have done in the past, you can read more about our past events from this archive.