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Midsummer Festival Craft Fair is SOLD OUT

Scandinavian Centre

Midsummer Festival Craft Fair is SOLD OUT

 June 20 and 21, 2015.

The Craft and Commercial tables are sold out, with a waitlist. All vendors will be notified by Wednesday May 27.

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.

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Midsummer Festival Lottery 2015

Scandinavian Centre

Midsummer Festival Lottery 2015

Midsummer Festival Lottery tickets are now available at the Scandinavian Centre office and at our events.
Draw Sunday June 21, 2015 4 pm onstage at the Midsummer Festival
Proceeds support Nordic Cultural Activities

1st Prize: Return Airfare for two to Scandinavia
Sponsored by Jim Pattison Volvo of Surrey and Nesters Market, value of $3,000 CAD

 2nd Prize: $500 Cash *Donated by Danish House Society

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Thank you to our volunteers!

Scandinavian Centre

Thank you to our volunteers!

A huge big thank you to all our volunteers who came to the Spring Clean up!

Thank you to the over 40 people who came out to help keep the Centre beautiful. You brought rakes, leaf blowers, pails and rags, worked inside and outside. Thank you to the Finnish War Veterans for making the breakfast! Thank you to the Danish House for preparing and donating lunch. The chowder was delicious!

 

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Midsummer Festival

Scandinavian Centre

Midsummer Festival

Midsummer 2105: Nordic Capital Cities!

Saturday features include on-stage entertainment, Market Place, children’s games, Viking Village, raising the May Pole, cultural displays, Scandinavian food. Sunday features include in addition a pancake brunch and the famous wife-carrying contest.

Date: Sat­ur­day, June 20 — Sun­day June 21, 2015
Time: Sat: 10am — 11pm, Sun: 10am — 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na...

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A Very Scandinavian Evening: Swedish Artists Carl and Karin Larsson

Scandinavian Centre

A Very Scandinavian Evening: Swedish Artists Carl and Karin Larsson

Date: Friday, May 29, 2015
Time: Doors open at 6.30 pm; Sandwiches 7 pm; Talk 8 pm
Price: $5 per sandwich
Contact and RSVP:  swedishculturalsociety.ca@gmail.com

Carl Larsson’s illustrations for his book Ett Hem (A Home) more than a century ago defined a “Swedish Style” that was light, colourful, informal.  It seems obvious now that his wife Karin was intimately involved in creating the rooms Carl us...

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Midsummer Volunteers Meeting

Scandinavian Centre

Date: Wednesday June 3, 2015
Time: 7pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Robert Oberg at midsummervolunteers@scandinaviancentre.org

See Volunteer poster 2015

 

 

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