Show Racism the Red Card – FC Honka 1-1 FF Jaro

The first game of the respect campaign took place yesterday, where FC Honka made the first exchange of a baton, which contained an anti-racism manuscript, to the players on the visiting side, FF Jaro.

Over 3000 fair trade bananas were offered to fans attending the match to support the ant-racism message as a theme, based on last weeks match, which saw Barcelona player Dani Alvesia eat the banana the opponents fan threw at him last week.

The match ended in a tie FC Honka 1-1 FF Jaro…..Now FF Jaro will continue the passing of the baton in Thursdays match against VPS!


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Show Racism the Red Card – Finland – Seminar, 2014

The Finnish Multicultural Sports Federations ’Show Racism the Red Card’ organised a seminar on the role of education and Sport in combating racism and had a fantastic turnout. The Minister of Culture and Sport State Secretary, Mr Jarmo Linden made the opening speech and emphasised the importance of education and sport in supporting the message against racism.

There were many fantastic presentation ranging from sports such as football, basketball, ice hockey and athletics. It was also nice to hear how the Nordic countries plan to develop Show Racism the Red Card in their plans in future cooperation. Finally, we ended the day off with representatives of two key international schools (Helsinki international school and Turku international school) and show racism the red card from Ireland who shared their experiences to help form open-ended discussions. Now let’s move to the next level and put these fantastic ideas into action!!! 

Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible!

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News 2014

Fimu’s ’Show Racism the Red card’ campaign is excited to announce its guest speakers for the seminar ’The Role of Education and Sport in Combating Racism’ 20.3.2014
The idea is create an open-learning environment so that people can share ideas and learn from each other

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Espoo Blues become the first ice hockey club in Finland to introduce ’Show Racism the Red Card’. A fantastic display with all of those involved!


Finland leads Europe: over 10 SRTRC-Games in the Finnish football league

Finland leads Europe: over 10 SRTRC-Games in the Finnish football league

Hi SRTRC supporters,

We are very glade today to inform you about all good news from Finland concerning the Show Racism The Red Card as the main and only campaign supported by the Ministry of culture and sport delivering anti-racism work in the top levels of sports.

13.9.2013: HJK - IFK Mariehamn
13.9.2013: HJK – IFK Mariehamn

After the success of the ”toward more tolerance ” seminar in Helsinki -April 2013- where the Minister of Culture and Sport Paavo Arhinmäki stated: ”No one should suffer because of his or her background. Fimu has successfully launched SRTRC campaign in Finnish football fields, we support Fimu’s work and this is a good example of an international model to integrate immigrants using sport”, here is small summary about the big activities that comes after:

Thanks to the league Football Clubs family, Fimu has organized over 10 games in the Finnish league only and much more games in all other levels such named SRTRC -games to show up the anti-racism message for example:

27.6.2013 RoPS Rovaniemi – FC HonkaEspoo

6.7.2013 RoPS – KuPS Kuopio

27.7.2013 FF Jaro Pietarsaari – VPS Vaasa

17.8.2013 JJK -Jyväskylä – KuPS (Finnish Cup)

25.8.2013 JJK- Jyväskylä – FC Lahti

1.9.2013 Global football tournament 2013 TAS ry Tampere

3.9.2013 KuPS – TPS 13.9.2013 HJK – IFK Mariehamn

22.9.2013 MYPA- FC Lahti

26.10.2013 FC Inter – Honka (Fare week game)

26.10.2013 FC Lahti-TPS (Fare week game)

So the campaign takes place in more than 10 cities from South to North of Finland.


22.9.2013. MYPA- FC Lahti

Also the activities been reported in all main local newspapers and medias and some parts been shown in TV like Finnish MTV3.

Fimu and Players Union have launched an educational tour in the refugees centers where Fimu takes part in introducing the SRTRC and addressing the anti-racism through football with participation of many famous league players. Fimu and Players Union continue the SRTRC Nordic campaign that started since 2005.

for more details or media materials, we are happy to deliver them when needed.

Football against racism

Welcome to SRTRC -Finland campaign


Thanks to the Fooball family: Finnish League Clubs stand against racism Like Never before

27.6  Thursday         RoPS Rovaniemi  – FC Honka Espoo

6.7   Saturday          RoPS – KuPS  Kuopio

27.7 Saturday          FF Jaro Pietarsaari  – VPS Vaasa

17.8  Saturday         JJK -Jyväskylä – KuPS  Suomi Cup

25.8  Sunday           JJK- Jyväskylä – FC Lahti

1.9.  Sanday       Global football tournament 2013 TAS ry Tampere

3.9   Friday             KuPS – TPS

13.9  Friday              HJK – IFK Mariehamn

22.9. Sunday           MYPA- FC Lahti

26.10 Saturday        FC Inter – Honka

17.9  Tusday  #Hämeenlinna rasisminvastainen, monikulttuurinen  tapahtuma, jossa mukana  koulut ja päiväkodit#

Seminar Helsinki 2013


Show Racism the Red Card! SRTRC–seminar 2013
”On the way towards more tolerance”
organized the anti-racism seminar in Helsinki on 9th April 2013.

Minister of Culture and Sport Paavo Arhinmäki
Minister of Culture and Sport Paavo Arhinmäki










Fimu is proud to here this:

Minister of Culture and Sport Paavo Arhinmäki speach: No one should suffer because of his or   her background, Fimu has successfully launched SRTRC campaign in Finnish football fields. we support Fimu’s work and this is a good example of an international model to integrate  immigrants using sportJatka lukemista ”Seminar Helsinki 2013”

2010:JJK Campaign

Show Racism The Red Card JJK vs HAKA 23.10.2010 JYVÄSKYLÄ

Preparations under way to strength the message against Racism

Before starting the game the organisation’s speaker
reminds all the importance of respect behaviour in the field
and also outside and mentions the main objectives of SRTRC
project and many thanks to JJk with its cooperation with Fimu
In the battle against racism in sports.
”SRTRC team and the focus on next generation”


SRTRC 2009

2009 NEWS:

On Wednsday 5.8.2009 Fimu ry and FC JJK has organized so called- Veikkausliiga SRTRC GAME – between  Fc JJK  and KuPS, in this game the JJK players play with SRTRC logo in them shirts and also give examples in the field for showing an SRTRC stronge message to all.


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Show Racism The redcard project 2009  

FiMu has signed a cooperation agreement with JJK for the Finnish football season 2009.
Joining the super league JJK will paly very important role for the SRTRC project, multiple activities will take place in important games, hoping to continue to achieve a positive behavior inside and ouside the football field.

SRTRC 2008

SRTRC 2008
Babatunde Wusu and Tommi Kari










in Finnish First League, Fimu has achieved agreement with the two Finland’s Football Ambassadors against racism, Babatunde Wusu and Tommi Kari to transmit the message of SRTRC and introduce its objectives to media, fans and players. FiMu made with them a campaign work, so that they will play all games 2007-2008 with SRTRC logo in them shirts .