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January 17, 2019

Spring semester of language instruction to begin at FAHC

Whether you don’t even know how to pronounce “sauna,” or if you used to have full conversations with your Finnish immigrant grandmother, the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC) has just the class for you this semester.

The FAHC is offering three levels of Finnish language this term, all of which are led by Tiina Sakari, an Atlantic Mine resident who’s passionate about the language of her ancestors. Sakari has instructed Finnish language at the Heritage Center for the past [...]

September 7, 2018

Finnish American Heritage Center to offer Finnish language classes

Whether you are looking to learn Finnish, or brush up on your existing language skills, the Finnish American Heritage Center at Finlandia University is the place to be this fall. The Center will offer 10-week classes in Beginning Finnish and Intermediate/Advanced Finnish, starting in mid-September.

Designed for folks with some background in spoken and written Finnish, the Finnish II class begins Tuesday, September 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Heritage Center. Taught by Tiina Sakari of Atlantic Mine, [...]

January 22, 2018

Finnish American Heritage Center to offer Finnish language classes

The Copper Country is one of the few places in the United States where you can hear the Finnish language spoken in public on a regular basis. If you’ve ever wondered what those folks are saying, or wanted to join in their conversation, the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC) at Finlandia University is where you need to be this winter.

The FAHC is offering a pair of Finnish language classes this winter, beginning in early February. Each class [...]

September 14, 2017

Finnish American Heritage Center announces enrichment slate for Fall 2017 semester

Finland’s going to celebrate its 100th birthday later this year, and what better present than to learn to speak their language? Or, how about learning a traditional Finnish handcraft or exploring modern-day Finland?

Answers to any or all of these questions can be found by enrolling in a community enrichment class through Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center. Classes get under way in early October, and provide folks with a casual and engaging atmosphere in which to develop [...]

February 1, 2017

Heritage Center sets spring semester enrichment slate

Gallery opening event at the Finnish American Heritage Center.

If someone asks you “Puhutko suomea?” and you don’t know how to respond, or your answer is “Yes, but not very well,” than this semester’s community enrichment classes at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center are perfect for you.

Among the offerings this year are a pair of Finnish language classes, perfect for preparing students to answer the question – which is asking if you speak Finnish. Beginning Finnish, taught [...]

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