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Canadian Friends of Finland Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Sibelius

Scandinavian Centre

Canadian Friends of Finland Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Sibelius

Come and join our celebration of song, recorded music, slides and oral presentation. Learn about Sibelius's life.
Date: Sunday February 8, 2015
Time: 2 pm 
Cost: Admission by donation. Refreshments

Oh You Glorious Ego - A presentation about Sibelius's influential life by Bob Poutt.

The Runeberg Chorus with soloist Kaoru Henry performing songs by Sibelius.

See the Sibelius 150th Anniversary Poster...

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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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Scandinavian Dancing

Scandinavian Centre

Scandinavian Dancing

Fun, friendly cou­ple danc­ing for all ages! Both cou­ples and sin­gles wel­come. We enjoy the music and folk dances (set dances and cou­ple dances) of Den­mark, Fin­land, Ice­land, Nor­way and Swe­den. Come join our fun and friendly atmos­phere! New mem­bers welcome!
Reg­u­lar Dancing
When: Wednes­day evenings January— April,
Start Date: Wednes­day January 7, 2015
Time: 7:30 — 10pm
W...

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Knitting Classes — the Icelandic Way

Iceland

Series of 6 weekly classes.

Dates: Tuesdays  February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3 and 10
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre, Iceland Room
Cost: $50
Contacts: Jana Helgason janahelgason@gmail.com 604-943-6027 and Nina Jobin nina_jobin@telus.net 604-277-0143

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Nordic Spirit 2015: 30 Years of Nordic Culture

Scandinavian Centre

Nordic Spirit 2015: 30 Years of Nordic Culture

A review of the Scandinavian Cultural Society 1985 - 2015

Date: Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12, 2015
Time: 11am to 4pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: the exhibit is free; Entrance is by donation
Contact: Carolyn Thauberger cthauber12@gmail.com  phone 778 329-6964

The Nordic Spirit 2015 exhibit will be a retrospective of the FIRST (revived) SCANDINAVIAN MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL. It wa...

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Nordic Art and Photography Juried Show and Sale — CALL FOR ART

Scandinavian Centre

Nordic Art and Photography Juried Show and Sale — CALL FOR ART

Outstanding artisan crafts, photography  & fabric of Nordic heritage or theme.

Date: Saturday and Sunday, February 28/March 1, 2015
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Free, and free parking
Contact: To enter your materials contact Sonja Busch  sonjabusch@hotmail.com  604-522-4567 or Carolyn Thauberger cthauber12@gmail.com 778-329-6964.
Also please call Sonja if you can...

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