Past Events

This is just a short excerpt for the about page.

Past events: A recap from the beginning 


  • Feb 14, 2015: Our first meetup was with 12 participants at Fennia Restaurant for Valentine’s day celebration
  • Mar 8, 2015: We had a bowling meetup for Women’s day celebration
  • Dec 13, 2015: Meetup at Kathmandu restaurant


  • Jan 30, 2016: First workshop – A Knitting Course
  • Feb 13, 2016: Cookery Course – Valentine’s Day Special
  • Mar 5, 2016: Women’s Day Meetup at Cantina West and Bowling at Kamppi
  • Apr 2, 2016: Zambezia African Fitness Dance Class
  • May 7, 2016: Charity event – Fitness event & Bake Sale, Mother’s Day Celebration. Money collected through this was donated to help 3 people in the vocational study in India in collaboration with Monaliiku
  • August 6, 2016: Makeup Workshop
  • August 20, 2016: Painting Competition for Kids
  • Oct 9, 2016: Volleyball Tournament
  • Oct 16, 2016: Football Tournament for refugee women and Bake Sale
  • Oct 22, 2016: IWF performance at the Golden Women Awards
  • Oct 30, 2016: Diwali Celebration and IWF Success Party
  • Nov 26, 2016: Fruit Carving Workshop in Sello Library, Leppävaara
  • Dec 18, 2016: Christmas Party – The Secret Santa game was played for the whole month. The whole of the December, IWF members shared dares with each other and explored many hidden talents. Secret Santa was then revealed at a get-together party that happened over a dinner in Vapiano restaurant with Santa himself making his presence to deliver Christmas treats to all lovely ladies


  • Jan 28, 2017: Dance Workshop along with Bake sale for Chennai Vardah. Money collected during the event was sent to the non-profit organization in Chennai to help people who were severely affected by the flood
  • Feb 11, 2017: Celebrated valentines day with a cooking competition. This was yet another successful event organized by IWF Ry for all the talented ladies who contested against each other in cooking. The dishes were mind-blowing and gave a real test for the Judges to pick the winner
  • March 18, 2017: Women’s day celebration. When it came to women’s day we decided to have fun and enjoyed the day without worrying about anything. So we decided to test our brain and had an adventurous event with loads of fun. First part of the party was held on Prison island were we played in groups exploring various brain-teasing games and later had wonderful treat together in Hard Rock Cafe
  • April 28, 2017: Potluck get together
  • May 14, 2017: Utsav – first-ever Spring fair by IWF Ry and Mothers day celebration  
  • June 16, 2017: Performance by IWF at the India Day
  • July 1. 2017: Hair Styling Workshop 
  • August 2017: Volleyball Practice
  • Sept 2, 2017: Volleyball Tournament
  • Sept 9, 2017:  Hanna Ruax Charity Run Event and food stalls by IWF members 
  • Oct 6, 2017: Tallinn Trip
  • Nov 4, 2017: First seminar by IWF – Jnana, an Education seminar. Finland Today covered the event and did a story on the seminar
  • Nov 12, 2017: Badminton Tournament / Table tennis tournament
  • Dec 2, 2017: Secret Santa & New Year Party



  • Jan 18- Yin Yoga & Heartfulness Meditation Workshop
  • Feb 18 – Zumba Workshop