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West Coast News Celebrating its 35th year in print (2011), the Länsirannikon Uutiset is the bloodline of the West Coast Finnish-Canadian community. With a readership of over 1000, Vancouver Finlandia Club’s Finnish and English language newspaper connects members, family and … Continue reading
Purpurit Dancers Founded in 1973, Purpurit is a Finnish-Canadian folk dance group. Purpurit perform at local and international festivals including Kaustinen Folk Festival, Expo ‘86, Finnish Canadian Grand Festivals, and at Finn Fest USA. Purpurit have traveled to Australia and … Continue reading
Korsukuoro Army Dugout Choir Born in 1998, the award winning West Coast ‘Korsu’ Choir is a unique concert group who honour and draw inspiration from Finland’s Veterans by performing ‘war time’ favourites. The choir has successfully toured Finland, performed at Finnish-Canadian … Continue reading
Finnish Library VFC maintains a current library of Finnish literature, magazines, children’s books, and texts in the Scandinavian Community Centre Finland Room. These books may be borrowed by the VFC membership at no cost.