FAFF is Coming!

    We are a small town across the Columbia bridge and north about 12 miles. The original spelling was “Nasel” but was later changed to Naselle because of a dislike for the sound. The sound of a name is very important to this community! The Finnish settlers came here more than 100 years ago. …

2016 Finnish American Folk Festival

NASELLE – Finns, Finns by marriage, and friends of Finns began arriving in Naselle as early as Monday to help with the Finnish American Folk Festival. Fifteen youth along with five adults traveled two hours from Vancouver, WA, to stay the week and help us elderly festival organizers set up. We greatly appreciated the enthusiasm …

My Finnish Memories

       The theme for this year’s festival is “My Finnish Memories.”  The Washington State Arts Commission considers our festival one of the most authentic folk life festivals in the state. The dates for this years festival lies on July 29th – 31st, and a Golf Tournament will be held on the 28th of July. …