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CT: Kalevala Celebration

Finnish American Heritage Society Canterbury, Connecticut

Come to the program recognizing the epic Finnish literary work, the Kalevala.

IL: Kalevala Program

Estonian House Linconlnshire/Riverwoods, IL

The Finnish-American Society of the Midwest commemorates the Kalevala, Finland's national epic, with a presentation in the Chicago area by a leading expert on Finland, Finnish culture and the Kalevala, FFN Centenary Lecturer Dr. Thomas A. Dubois of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

NY: Kalevala, The Musical

Scandinavia House New York, NY, United States

In celebration of Kalevala Day (February 28), the day of Finnish culture, join us at Scandinavia House in New York City, as composer Johanna Telander brings the beloved Finnish epic Kalevala to life through an ethereal yet powerful pop, folk, and world music score. "Kalevala: the Musical" is a story of ancient legends, told by the spirits […]

MI: Kalevala Day

Finnish Cultural Center Farmington Hills, MI, United States

Brunch and program celebrate Finland's epic poem and day of culture.

MN: Kalevala Day Celebration

Kenwood Lutheran Church Duluth, Minnesota

Enjoy coffee, piirakka and makkara, bakery, live Finnish music and marketplace.  

MI: Kalevalathon

Finnish American Heritage Center

The Finnish & Nordic Studies program conducts its second marathon reading of the Kalevala. Anyone may join in on reading the runes.

MN: Kalevala Day

Kaleva Hall, Virginia MN

The Ladies of Kaleva celebrate Kalevala Day (also known as Finnish Culture Day) and the 25th anniversary of Soinnuttaren #32 in Virginia.

NY: Kalevala Marathon

Deutsches Haus New York, New York

Join in reading Kalevala in any of the languages you know! We have over 40 Kalevala translations, including Estonian, French, Swahili, Urdu, Turkish, English.. and many more ! Finnish snacks, salmon ruis-bread, coffee, cakes, cookies and wine will be served. With music performances by Eeppi Ursin and Kalevala Musical.

WA: Kalevala Day-Tribute to Sauna

National Nordic Museum Seattle, Washington

The 44th annual Kalevala Day will be a tribute to the Finnish sauna and sauna culture, and include a sauna built between 1914 and 1918.  There will be sauna stories […]

Kalevala Week

In Conversation

Finlandia University hosts in-person and online events celebrating Finland's national epic poem. Click below for schedule and Zoom access for Thursday's Kalevalathon, a marathon reading of The Kalevala.