FinnsConnect is a recently formed local chapter of Finlandia Foundation National, whose mission is to treasure Finnish-American culture in the United States. FinnsConnect is a group of Finns, who aim at providing a opportunities for all the Finns to meet and get connected in South Florida. Most of the activities and events are held in Broward and Miami-Dade area, but everyone is warmly welcome to join us! Our organization is supported by Peter Mäkilä, Honorary Consul of Finland, and the local NHL ice hockey team, Florida Panthers.
The year 2017 is the Centennial of Finland’s declaration of independence. FinnsConnect has an impressive list of upcoming events and activities, geared to families, men, women and children of all ages. Since FinnsConnect is a non-profit organization, the program is organized with the donations and support of our members. We encourage you to become a member, spread the word and take your friends and family along too! We also encourage all local business affiliates to sponsor us.