Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, the Events Committee has decided that the Finnish Scottish Society will not be holding its annual Saint Andrew’s Day Cèilidh and Burns Supper events this coming November and January. This was a difficult decision to make, but the health and safety of everyone in our Finnish Scottish Society community has to be our number one priority. The nature of these events makes social distancing pretty difficult, and the extra work involved in planning and hosting them while ensuring we comply with the various regulations would be a lot to ask of all our volunteers. … Continue reading 2020-21 Winter events
The Board, the Events Committee and all of the volunteers of the Finnish Scottish Society would like to thank all of the guests who came along to the Burns Supper last night on Suomenlinna and made it such a great event. A big thank you also goes out to Chucky, Danny, Jim, Graham and Helsinki Pipes and Drums for the evening’s music and entertainment. And special thanks go out to all of the kitchen crew for the marvellous food, and all of the volunteers who set up, served, cleaned and all the rest. We hope you all enjoyed yourselves. Stay … Continue reading 2020 Burns Supper
The Board, the Events Committee and all the volunteers of the Finnish Scottish Society would like to thank all of the 120 guests who came along to the 2019 Saint Andrew’s Day Cèilidh and made it such a great event. A big thank you also goes out to Chucky, the Helsinki Ceilidh Band, Helsinki Pipes and Drums, Jim and Richard for the evening’s fantastic music and dancing, the kitchen crew and volunteers for the marvellous food, and all of the volunteers who set up, served, cleaned and all the rest. Amazing job. Hopefully we’ll see you all again down the … Continue reading 2019 Saint Andrew’s Day Cèilidh
Hi everyone! With all the preparations for our upcoming cèilidh, our anniversary has passed us by without note. Last week we were 1! In the past year we have been mentioned in the Scottish Parliament, held a Saint Andrew’s Day … Continue reading Finnish Scottish Society – 1 year old!
Just letting everybody know you can now follow the Finnish Scottish Society on Twitter as well as Facebook, so that you can follow us using your preferred social media option. You can connect using the Social Media links menu or by using the following links: Finnish Scottish Society on Facebook Finnish Scottish Society on Twitter We are happy to add support for other social media channels. If there are any other social media channels you would like to see included, please send a request through our Contact Form. Continue reading Finnish Scottish Society on Twitter
The MSP for Rutherglen, Clare Haughey, lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament yesterday to welcome the formation of the Finnish Scottish Society. There was cross-party support for this motion, with support coming from: Tom Arthur, Colin Beattie, John Finnie, Joan McAlpine, David Torrance, Sandra White, Stuart McMillan, Alex Rowley, James Dornan, Fulton MacGregor, Bill Kidd, Ivan McKee, Bruce Crawford, Andy Wightman, Gil Paterson, Richard Lyle, Richard Lochhead, Kenneth Gibson, Gordon Lindhurst, Gillian Martin, Gail Ross, Angus MacDonald, Linda Fabiani, Clare Adamson, and Maree Todd. You can find out more from the Scottish Parliament website by following this link. The Finnish Scottish Society would … Continue reading Scottish Parliament Motion