Midsummer Festival Lottery 2015

Scandinavian Centre

Midsummer Festival Lottery 2015

Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val Lot­tery tick­ets have been drawn Sun­day June 21, 2015 4 pm onstage at the Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val

All Win­ners have been noti­fied.

Pro­ceeds sup­port Nordic Cul­tur­al Activ­i­ties

1st Prize: Return Air­fare for two to Scan­di­navia: Tick­et #8015 Dave Shafer Spon­sored by Jim Pat­ti­son Volvo of Sur­rey and Nesters Mar­ket, val­ue of $3,000 CAD  2nd Prize: $500 Cash: Tick­et #3135 H Kokko *Donat­ed by Dan­ish House …

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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 culi­nary stu­dent…

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Finnish Canadian Documentary Film

Scandinavian Centre

Finnish Canadian Documentary Film

A screen­ing of the doc­u­men­tary film From the Front to the West Coast: The Rec­ol­lec­tions of the Finnish War Vet­er­ans in Van­cou­ver

Date: Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 23, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre

Come ear­ly! Bri­an Kvist with assis­tance from Paul Juok­su will have a Dis­play of Finnish Mil­i­taria includ­ing full uni­forms, weapon­ry and orig­i­nal doc­u­ments. This is an emo­tive doc­u­men­tary direct­ed and pro­duced …

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Winners of the 2014 Midsummer draw!

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Winners of the 2014 Midsummer draw!

1st Prize: 

Return Air­fare for two with Ice­landAir from Seat­tle to Scan­di­navia Donat­ed by Ice­landAir, val­ue of $2,250 CAD:Per Unheim #5111

 2nd Prize:   $500 Cash *Donat­ed by Dan­ish House Soci­ety: 4893 #Leslie Burns

 3rd Prize:    $500 Cash *Donat­ed by Fin­land House Soci­ety: Jas­mine Holmes #9105

 4th Prize:    $500 Cash *Donat­ed by Ice­land House Soci­ety: Sum­intra Narain #8009

 5th Prize:    $500 …

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Library catalogue now online

Scandinavian Centre

Library catalogue now online Library Catalogue

You can now search the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre library cat­a­logue. To get there from any page, look for Library under About Us.

Fol­low the links to see what’s avail­able.…

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FinnWest 72nd Finnish Canadian Grand Festival

Finland

FinnWest 72nd Finnish Canadian Grand Festival

For three days, the Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre will become the “Cen­tre for all things Finnish” as we wel­come enter­tain­ers from Fin­land, USA and Canada. Ear­ly bird reg­is­tra­tion fees are offered until May 31. Check web­site www.finnwest2011.com for full details on pro­gramme and how to reg­is­ter. “Take your fam­ily to Fin­land, with­out pay­ing for air­fare!” FinnWest 72nd Finnish Cana­dian Grand Fes­ti­val.

Date: …

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The Scandinavian Centre Thanks Everyone who Came to Cheer with Us!

Scandinavian Centre

Over 4,500 peo­ple vis­it­ed Scan­di­navia House, reg­u­lar­ly known as the Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre, took a tour, enjoyed a drink at the Fireside Lounge, had lunch or din­ner, and watched one of the big screen TV’s. We host­ed var­i­ous roy­al­ty, ambas­sadors and polit­i­cal offi­cials from Den­mark, Fin­land, Nor­way and Swe­den.

We are so proud of all our hun­dreds of olun­teers who …

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