Finlandia Foundation National
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The most important private source of support for Finnish culture in the United States.

Photos

2013 LAFF Scholarship recipients Ellen Harju and Sierra Kautiainen
Los Angeles Finlandia Foundation (LAFF) 2013 Scholarship Picnic.
 
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FFN trustees at a joint reception at Finn Fest in Hancock
Finns gathered for a picnic at Alpine Park in Monroeville, a community just east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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FFN trustees at a joint reception at Finn Fest in Hancock
 
Reception with the Finlandia Foundation National, the League of Finnish American Societies and Finland Society/Suomi-Seura at the Jutila Center of Finlandia University in Hancock, Michigan on June 22, 2013.
 
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Marja Kaisla and Eero Heinaluoma
 
Marja Kaisla, New Sweden Alliance vice president, receives honors from Finnish Speaker of the parliament Eero Heinäluoma.
 
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Photo on right by William Bretzger/The News Journal
  
"Thank you very much for the wonderful FFN 60th Anniversary Gala.
It was a very enjoyable event with good food, good program, and nice people. I particularly enjoyed meeting presidents of other chapters. It was interesting to hear what they are doing."
- Kaarina Langeland, President,
FF Florida Chapter
 
Finlandia Foundation National's 60th Anniversary Gala, March 23, 2013 at the Westin in Pasadena, CA.
 
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Photos on Finn Times
 
Photos on USA Suomeksi
  
Here are photos of the first FF Inland Northwest event on Priest Lake, which was attended by Finns from Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Western Montana. In Idaho they came as far as 300 miles from McCall, ID. The Kokko was lighted on a barge on Lake Pend Oreille in front of Grandview Lodge. 
 
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Tour of the Finnish Hall which is where the Finnish American Heritage Society, Inc. meets for meetings, dances, dinners and a sauna.
 
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Collection of Finnish carvings, textiles, crafts, etc. collected by local Finnish Americans at Loon Lake Museum in Palo-Markham, Minnesota.
 
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Relief Woodcarving at the Finnish Heritage Society Sovittaja in Rutland, Massachusetts
 
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Juhannus at Toivola, Michigan, on the shore of Lake Superior