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WA: “Aalto: Architect of Emotions”

National Nordic Museum Seattle, Washington

In honor of acclaimed Finnish architect Alvar Aalto's 125th birthday, join us for a screening of Aalto: Architect of Emotions.

MN: Laskiainen

Loon Lake Community Center Aurora, MN

85th Finnish Sliding Festival in Palo. The two-day wintertime celebration includes food, artisans, basketball games, sleigh and dog sled rides, music and sledding.

ONLINE: Folk Songs from Karelia Workshop

Conducting this two-day workshop is Emmi Kuittinen, a folk musician, singer and songwriter, who specializes in the Karelian and Ingrian singing styles and also laments. Karelia is a wide area […]

Runeberg Day

Celebrating the birthdate of Finnish national poet JL Runeberg (1804-1877).

MN: Laskiainen

Loon Lake Community Center Aurora, MN

85th Finnish Sliding Festival in Palo. The two-day wintertime celebration includes food, artisans, basketball games, sleigh and dog sled rides, music and sledding.

ONLINE: Folk Songs from Karelia Workshop

Conducting this two-day workshop is Emmi Kuittinen, a folk musician, singer and songwriter, who specializes in the Karelian and Ingrian singing styles and also laments. Karelia is a wide area […]

Sámi National Day

The Sámi are the indigenous people inhabiting northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia.  Sámi National Day is February 6, which commemorates the first Sámi congress in 1917.

MN: Sámi Day Celebration

Celebration of the 30th Sámi National Day includes Sámi stories, button-making, browsing the library's Sámi Collection, conversation, and exploring items from the Sámi Cultural Center.

ONLINE: Maija Isola: Master of Colour and Form

A documentary about Maija Isola, a pioneering Marimekko designer as part of the Architecture and Design Film Festival; check for window to view it.   also screening in Washington D.C. […]

ONLINE & NYC: Sámi Film Festival

Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave., New York, NY

The 5th annual screening of Sámi films will be held online and in-person. Check for schedule and details.