Luckan – the Finland-Swedish Information and Cultural Centre in Helsinki – is a private operator serving the population of the capital region of Finland and representing the Finland-Swedish culture and society within the region.
Luckan is a business card for the Swedish-speaking minority and an all activity centre for the capital region’s residents, newcomers and visitors. The Finnish-Swedish-room Luckan works not only as an information point and meeting place but also offers the public a wide range of activities (cultural and social) in Swedish and other languages, locally, regionally and throughout Finland and beyond.
You can find Luckan at twelve locations in Finland, from Borgå (Porvoo) in the east to Uleåborg (Oulu) in the northwest. At Luckan.fi you can choose your location.
If you are new to Finland, please visit our welcome page here.
If you are here to find fast information on who the Finland-Swedes were and are, visit our web Svenskfinland.fi.
Luckan™ in Helsinki is the Finland-Swedish information and cultural centre for the population of the metropolitan area of Finland. Luckan offers the public a wide range of citizen services and activities in Swedish in cooperation with other language and cultural groups. Locally, regionally and nationally.
As a cross-border operator from the third sector Luckan has a natural mandate to contribute in various ways to profile the Swedish public face of Finland and improve the Swedish services in the region. The association also serves as project launcher and principal for many public utilities. As a cultural center Luckan offers artists the space and opportunity to implement cultural events for the public.