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.

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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 …

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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 Where: Scan­di­na­vian …

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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@nullgmail.com 604–943-6027 and Nina Jobin nina_jobin@nulltelus.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@nullgmail.com  phone 778 329‑6964

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

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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@nullhotmail.com  604–522-4567 or Car­olyn Thauberger cthauber12@nullgmail.com 778–329-6964. Also please call Sonja if you can vol­un­teer for this event.…

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