Nordic Cultural Weekend

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

NORDIC CULTURAL WEEKEND – poster and forms

Date: Saturday, April 8 to Sunday, April 9, 2017
Time: Saturday 9am; Sunday 10am
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Adults: $15 per ½ day or one day class; $25 for two day class; Icelandic Craft Class $10, Icelandic Knitting demo no charge, but please register.
Contact: Sonja Busch sonjabusch@nullhotmail.com

 

Sponsored by the Scandinavian Community Centre

Sign up for one class or several classes …. Register by March 30th

Expand your horizons and learn a craft or a new recipe

April 2 (Sunday) 9am. Nordic Woodcarving Learn decorative Nordic woodcarving. Beginners welcome or bring your unfinished project with you. Minimum age 13 years. Taught by Anita Jacobsen

April 8th & 9 (Saturday & Sunday) 10 a.m. Two-day painting workshop: Norwegian Rosemaling & Swedish Kubits Folk painting Beginners learn the basic strokes. More experienced painters start a new project or bring your unfinished work with you. Bring your own wooden item. Paint, brushes and patterns provided.  Taught by Aaslaug Boulier.

April 8 (Sat) 9 a.m. Norwegian Cooking: learn to make Potato Balls (Potet Klubb /Raspeball) and Norwegian Lace cookies. Taught by Susan Strang

April 8th (Sat) 12:30 noon One hour Icelandic Knitting method demonstration

April 8th (Sat) 1:30 p.m. Finnish Cooking Make Finnish Salmon soup & side bread with Riitta Huttunen

April 8th (Sat) 2 p.m. Icelandic craft session – Learn to make Laufabraud ornaments (Leaf bread) ornaments; Rock people in Icelandic sweaters & Birch discs with Icelandic symbols

April 9 (Sat) 11:30 a.m. One hour Icelandic knitting method demonstration

April 9 (Sun) 1 p.m. Open-face Sandwich Design Learn hands-on the art of Scandinavian open-faced sandwich design. Make sandwiches almost too beautiful to eat!  Taught by Tina Taylor

April 9 (Sunday) 1 p.m. Swedish Baking Vete Brod (aka Hvetebrød, Hvedebrød, Pulla bread). Make this sweet cardamom coffee bread with various shapes and fillings. Taught by Sandra Benholm

April 9 (Sun) 2 p.m. Icelandic Craft Session: Learn to make Laufabraud ornaments (Leaf bread) ornaments; Rock people in Icelandic sweaters & Birch discs with Icelandic symbols

 

Fees: Adults: $15 or half-day or one-day classes; $25 for 2-day workshop; Icelandic knitting demo N/C but please register; Icelandic Craft class: $10

Cheques payable to: Scandinavian Community Centre. If paying cash at the office, please bring correct change)

Forms       NORDIC CULTURAL WEEKEND – poster and forms

 Info/request forms: sonjabusch@nullhotmail.com

 

Tales of the Vikings in Canada

The Scandinavian Cultural Society – Nordic Spirit 2017 Festival – proudly presents Tales of the Vikings in Canada

Inspired by archeological discoveries of Viking settlements in Newfoundland, award-winning broadcaster, performer & author Don Mowatt presents a dramatic retelling of the Viking Sagas with a Canadian twist. Featuring actors Mowatt, Carolyn Finlay, Cameron Cathcart & Scandinavian band Gammel Dansk.

Saturday 8 April, 2017, 7:30 pm

Refreshments. Admission by donation

 We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia

KroAften — BY RESERVATION ONLY

KroAften, Danish House Society’s Club Night BY RESERVATION ONLY
CAPACITY LIMITED TO 165

Date: April 7, 2017
Time: Bar opens 6 pm. Smørrebrod is served at 7pm
Contact: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or by ebba@nullshaw.ca
Danish House Society’s Club Night

Meet 6’ish to get your meal tickets and table number and enjoy a drink. Smørrebrod is served at 7 pm. To reserve: Ebba Grey 604-990-3550 or email ebba@nullshaw.ca. You MUST BOOK and order your open faced sandwiches by the Monday 6pm of the same week. This popular event books up quickly so call early!

Enjoy a fine selection of open faced sandwiches, dessert, coffee and tea. Wash down with Snaps and Carlsberg.

Icelandic Canadian Club of BC AGM

Date: Wed, April 5, 2017
Time: 7pm
Place: Iceland Room, Scandinavian Centre

Nordic Woodcarving – SOLD OUT!

Learn decorative Nordic woodcarving. Beginners welcome or bring your unfinished project with you. Minimum age 13.
with Anita Jacobsen
Sign up with the Nordic Cultural weekend forms: NORDIC CULTURAL WEEKEND – poster and forms

Date: Sunday April 2, 2017
Time: 10am
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: Adults: $15
Contact: Sonja Busch sonjabusch@nullhotmail.com

Sponsored by the Scandinavian Community Centre

Register by March 30th

Cheques payable to: Scandinavian Community Centre. If paying cash at the office, please bring correct change)

 Info: sonjabusch@nullhotmail.com

 

Vancouver Finlandia Club Sing-Along

Celebrate Finland’s 100 Year Anniversary and sing your Finnish favourites. Pohjolan Pojat and guests will lead the songs – bring along your song books and instruments.

Date: Friday March 31, 2017
Time: Doors open 6.30pm
Free entry

Contact Karina Linder 604 728-6572
Presented by Vancouver Finlandia Club

Torskeklubben

Torskeklubben – Everyone welcome.

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: Happy hour 6pm, dinner 7pm
Place: Scandinavian Community Centre
Contact: Tor Olufsen 604-294-0749 or Bent Nielsen 604-321-3392

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