Suomi-kai is an association for Finns and their families in Japan. It has functioned in Tokyo over 40 years (since 1973). The purpose of the association is to maintain Finnish culture and language in Japan.
At the moment Suomi-kai has various activities: bazaars, Christmas and Spring party and also lectures and events containing various themes of current interests.
There is a library of Finnish books with borrowing service. In April and October Suomi-kai organizes 'mölkky tournament'
Suomi-kai meets every third Sunday at 14:00 in the premises of the Finnish church 'Suomi kyokai' in Tokyo.
Suomi-kirkko - the Finnish Church in Tokyo
The Finnish Church is an Evangelical-Lutheran church in the Tokyo Nakano ward. The church has Japanese and Finnish priests, Hiroaki and Päivi Yoshimura and provides Lutheran religious services to parishioners. The church was founded in 1990. Every third Sunday of the month the church has prayers in Finnish at 14:00.The church houses a Finnish library, with books for loan.
The Finnish School in Tokyo is a non-profit language school for children aged 3 to 18. We are part of the global network of part-time Finnish schools. Our aim is to teach Finnish language and culture to children with Finnish backgrounds, or children who otherwise wish to learn Finnish language and know more about Finland.
Kansai Finnish Society
Contact person: Ms Pirkko Iwaya
Email: [email protected]