NEW! Culinary Arts & Handcrafts Weekend

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Join us this October for this new offering featuring cultural immersion in Finnish culinary arts and handcrafts. Yes, you too can make Finnish food and crafts at home!

  • Bake classic Finnish treats like pulla, Karelian rice pies, rye bread, and spoon cookies.
  • Cook dishes such as salmon soup, Nordic grain salad, and Finnish market meat pies.
  • Handcrafts will include the use of our looms, basic or more advanced yarn projects and holiday favorites.
  • Our saunas will provide additional inspiration and reflection time for participants.
When: Oct. 28-Oct. 30, 2016
Where: Salolampi Finnish Language Village, Bemidji, Minn.
Cost: $195 for adults; $155 for children 4-18. Children 0-3 are free.
Note: While this program is geared toward adults, youth programming for families with children will be available upon request. 

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OPI 1 & 2 Now Available!

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The OPI Book – Volume 1 and 2 Now Available

OPI Volume 1 and 2 by former Salolampi Dean, Larry “Lauri” Saukko is based upon monthly “OPI” columns published in the Finnish American Reporter. The book includes 52 one-page chapters, some based on themes, some on random collections of sentences, where readers can learn many interesting Finnish sentences and phrases and also test their knowledge of English to Finnish or Finnish to English.

Larger quantities for shipment are also available, please inquire. Retail outlets selling Finnish or other Nordic items may also acquire the book for resale at a reduced rate. Inquire by email to for further information.”

Opi Volume 1


Opi Volume 2opi2

Click here to purchase Opi Books thru the Concordia Language Villages Website. Kiitos!

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