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July 31, 2018
Minnesota Finnish-American group to meet
Few Finnish events are scheduled during August, but here are a couple if you need to get your "Finnish fix" this summer before regular activities start up again this fall. The summer state meeting of the Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society (MFAHS) is Saturday, Aug. 4 at...
July 31, 2018 - 10:34am
July 11, 2018
Finnish-Americans celebrate Juhannus
Most Finns all over the world head to the lake — or river or sea — to celebrate Juhannus. Some like to celebrate peacefully with time to relax, hit the sauna, swim, visit with friends and family and eat good food. Others like to do the same but add "party" to the day's...
July 11, 2018 - 7:46am
June 12, 2018
Celebrate summer Finnish style
If you are looking for some more midsummer celebrating, head to the Juhannus Celebration on Sunday, June 24, at Sampo Beach on Little Grand Lake, 7095 Saginaw Rd., just north of the intersection of highways 2 and 194 in Saginaw. From 2-5 p.m., you are invited to come and enjoy the...
June 12, 2018 - 7:26am
April 30, 2018
Spring events have sprung
Just days ago, we had more heavy, wet snow and high winds, and who knows if we will have more snow on the way. Several people have told me this...
April 30, 2018 - 12:36pm
April 1, 2018
Spring events rejuvenate Finnish spirit
• The Kaleva Corporation, Virginia, will hold its annual spring rummage sale Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kaleva Hall, 125 Third St. N., Virginia. Both floors of the hall will be filled with treasures. Refreshments will be available. Donations of items are welcomed...
April 1, 2018 - 2:29pm
March 6, 2018
FINN NEWS: St. Urho's Day is coming!
Finn News writer Kim Samuelson writes about some cabin-reliever Finnish events to get out and enjoy this month.
March 6, 2018 - 8:40am
January 2, 2018
Finn News: Finland's anniversary: The celebration of a century
"The turnout absolutely surpassed any of our wildest dreams and imaginations," commented Hanna Erpestad, a member of the Finlandia Foundation Northland Chapter. "This is absolutely wonderful." As people started arriving after 5 p.m. for the celebration, they were greeted by blue and...
January 2, 2018 - 7:06am
November 26, 2017
Finn News: Celebrating Finland's 100th anniversary
Sunday, Dec. 3, brings the annual Pikkujoulu and Itsenäisyyspäivä (Independence Day) Celebration, sponsored by the Minnesota Finnish American...
November 26, 2017 - 10:16am
November 4, 2017
Finn News: Northland celebrates Finland's 100th anniversary
Here's another "can't miss" event: On Nov. 18, we can all be part of a very special reunion of the Santa family Third Generation group. Jeanne (Santa) Doty, retired UMD professor of music, and her brother, Gregg Santa, of the Norwegian National Opera Chorus, will present "Songs from...
November 4, 2017 - 6:21pm
October 3, 2017
Finn News: Fall time is Finnish time for celebrations!
Time to settle down some? Nope! We Finns are still celebrating!
October 3, 2017 - 10:50am
September 5, 2017
Finnish celebrations, meetings ramp up with fall season
Are you interested in learning or practicing your Finnish speaking skills? Every Thursday, Finns and friends get together in Embarrass at the...
September 5, 2017 - 12:04pm
August 1, 2017
Keep our Finnish heritage alive!
I hear all the time about "keeping our Finnish heritage alive" and "passing our Finnish heritage to our children and grandchildren," but when wonderful opportunities come along, where are the people to do the work, to attend, and to bring their families and friends? If we don't support...
August 1, 2017 - 8:18am
July 9, 2017
Finland 100 events just keep coming
There are going to be more exciting Finland 100 events coming throughout this year and I encourage you to attend and take advantage of each of...
July 9, 2017 - 1:08pm
June 3, 2017
Plan to attend any number of midsummer festivals
Ostman is a Finnish-American from Hibbing and is well-known in Twin Cities food circles for writing a food column for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and publishing several food-related books. In between the 6 p.m. concert and the 7:30 p.m. dance, everyone is invited to enjoy birthday...
June 3, 2017 - 4:25pm
April 30, 2017
Finn News: Celebrate Vappu (May Day) on May 1
Although it's not celebrated as much in the U.S., "Vappu," or May Day, is an important Finnish holiday on May 1, especially for students and workers. Known as the "Memorial Day of Saint Labor," Vappu has been celebrated in Finland since 1890 and is a paid holiday for those employed....
April 30, 2017 - 9:19am