Finnish community


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. 
Suomi-kai meets in the premises of the Finnish church 'Suomi kyokai' in Tokyo.

Suomi-kirkko(Link to another website.) - 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 and moved to Waseda in 2019. 

The Finnish School in Japan(Link to another website.)

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]