Community Events

Our family events are open to everyone interested in Finland and the Finnish culture. They provide hands-on opportunities to experience Finnish music, theater, literature, poetry, short films and movies, art and crafts, Finnish holiday traditions, and traditional food and treats.

For volunteer opportunities in our upcoming events contact us here – help us bring Finland to L.A. children!

See our upcoming events here


Spring Event 2018

Finlandia Foundation Performer of the Year, Pirjo Polari-Khan, shared her songs, poetry and humor with our students and their families.








Valentine’s Day Concert – Ystävän Päivän Konsertti


Fatima Short Film Screening


Annual Christmas Celebration

Our annual Christmas Fundraiser provides an authentic experience of Finnish Christmas with traditional food and treats, heart warming performances by Suomi-Koulu children and other entertainment. Annual Suomi-Koulu Christmas traditions include a sing-along of Finnish Christmas songs, Joulupukki’s visit from Korvatunturi, and a silent auction.


Joulupukki = Santa Claus

Korvatunturi = The name of a fell in Lapland where, according to the legend, Santa’s Village and Workshops are located


Christmas Celebration 2018

Christmas Celebration 2017