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2015 is the 150-year anniversary of Jean Sibelius birth. FFCPC celebrates in the annual meeting and provides the links below to materials that cover many aspects of Sibelius life, mostly in Finnish but some in English, too.

Please read the FFCPC Flyer here. Print it and distribute it to your friends and potential members.

Next Events (Details in 'Events' above):

The Sibelius Year 2015:

The links below give you information and material about the history and places connected to Sibelius in Finland:

2015 Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 4:30 - 5:00 p.m. in the Finnish Classroom, Cramer Hall, Room 124

Annual Meeting for Current FFCPC Members 
Highlights of year 2014  
Election of Board Members

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Composer Jean Sibelius on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Browsing Room (Rm. # 238) on the 2nd floor of Smith Memorial Union at  Portland State University campus

A salmon or vegetarian dinner is on the menu ($20 per person), no-host wine and beer, a short video and live music (the Melegari Chamber Players) honoring the 150th anniversary of Jean Sibelius. 

Please view the Sibelius Dinner Event Flyer

This event is open to FFCPC and SHF members.

Please email Chris Lazarus that you are attending and indicate if you prefer the salmon or vegetarian meal.

Please send your check for $20 per person made out to FFCPC to Dirk Schulbach, 0231 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland, OR 97219.

As part of 2015 Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) the Finnish Film Concrete Night (Betoniyö) will be shown on Sunday evening, February 15, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the Whitsell Theatre.

Concrete Night was Finland's foreign language Oscar submission in 2013, and it is about a fourteen-year-old boy in a Helsinki slum who takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be incarcerated older brother.

FFCPC will host a reception for FFCPC members at 5:00 p.m. in the Stevens Room at the Portland Art Museum. Wine and food provided.

Members wishing to attend the reception and film must send a check for $20 made out to SHF to Scandinavian Heritage Foundation, 9370 SW Greenburg Road, Roosevelt Bldg, Suite 321, Tigard, OR 97223. Phone is 503-977-0275.

Take a look into the details of the scheduled and planned interesting future events on the 'Events' page and get exited about your FFCPC!

Membership Form

2014 Annual Meeting Minutes

Message from the 2014 President

2014 Board

Greg Jacob, President
Katariina Lehtonen, Vice President

Anu Korhonen, Secretary
Dirk Schulbach, Treasurer
Chris Lazarus, Publicity
Elisa Boynton, Cultural Affairs
Jukka Perkiömäki, Membership Chair
Dave Alford, Director
Pete Lee, Director
Kai Sjöblom, Director
Ray Wikman, Director

Annual, Board and Special Meeting Minutes

Link to Finlandia Foundation National

    FFCPC = Finlandia Foundation Columbia-Pacific Chapter

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