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Nordic Cultural Weekend

Scandinavian Centre

Nordic Cultural Weekend

Nordic Cultural Weekend: Expand your horizons and learn a new Nordic craft or recipe. Something for all ages from smallest to oldest.

Date: Saturday, April 11 to Sunday, April 12, 2015
Time: 9am to 4pm
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Adults: $10 per ½ day or one day class includes coffee breaks; $20 for two day class; Teens & Children: no charge but must register.
Contact: Leena/Carol inf...

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Descriptive Survey of Expat Swedes

Sweden

The international organisation "Swedes Worldwide" (SVIV) is the official representative of expat Swedes. It conducts advocacy and lobbying through contacts with parliamentary parties, authorities, organizations, media and other influencers. SVIV monitors your interests and issues, such as the passport processing, citizenship, taxation, voting, etc.

Currently, SVIV is undertaking a large survey of the ca 550,...

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Call to Crafters — Midsummer Festival Craft Fair, and Call to Vendors

Scandinavian Centre

Call to Crafters — Midsummer Festival Craft Fair, and Call to Vendors

 June 20 and 21, 2015.

The Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, in its 20th year, attracts thousands of visitors. We are now looking for crafters who can offer us something special and exciting, be it traditional crafts with an innovative twist of something culturally relevant.

We offer you a craft table at our festival for TWO days for just just $99.75 (includes all applicable taxes).  The festival will be ad...

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Carina Spencer takes over as the new chair for Sweden House Society

Sweden

Carina Spencer takes over as the new chair for Sweden House Society

The Sweden House Society of the Scandinavian Community Centre (SCCS) in Burnarby had its annual general meeting on March 17th, 2015. As usual, the AGM included nominating and voting in a new board. The acting chair Lena Normén-Younger and vice chair Anna-Carin Törnqvist stepped down. Carina Spencer was voted in as the new SHS chair, with Yvonne Spence as the co-chair. Carina and Yvonne both represent the Swedi...

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SHS Presents New Culinary & Trade Awards

Sweden

SHS is proud to announce two new scholarships:

The SHS Trade Award. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a British Columbia apprentice with the cost of his/her apprenticeship in of the following industries: construction, transportation, mechanical or electrical. Value: $1,000 CDN. Deadline April 30, 2015.
The SHS Culinary Award. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a British Columbia culin...

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ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team!

Scandinavian Centre

ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team!

Join our Sunday Morning Run and Walk Club

ScanSports presents the Scandinavian Centre Sun Run team! Once again we have entered a tem in the Vancouver Sun Run, and we need team members! This fun annual run takes place in downtown Vancouver on April 19th at 9 am. It's one of Canada's largest 10 km runs, and you can be part of it! As an added incentive, Scansports will pay $10 of your entry fee.   To enter, you c...

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