Iceland House Society

The Icelandic Canadian Club of BC is one of the largest Icelandic clubs in North America. We have a membership of about 500 people of all ages. We are a dynamic group and have many Icelandic cultural activities for all members of the family. We invite you to join us.

Mar 2016 MembershipForm_fillable (3) (Open with Adobe Reader)
Memberships can also be completed and paid with PayPal ONLINE at:
http://www.icelandicclubbc.org/convention2016/

The Icelandic Canadian Club of British Columbia traces its beginning to August 8th, 1908, when the Literary Society Ingólfur was established in Vancouver. Since it was established the name of the Club has been changed twice. The first change took place in 1946 when Ingólfur merged with the social club Ísafold under the name Ströndin. The second change took place in 1967 when the new name was adopted as part of a long-term re-organization of the Club. But through these nine decades and three different names the unity of the membership and the objectives of promoting a common fellowship and friendship between persons of Icelandic descent – remains unchanged.

The objects of the Society are:
(a) To promote an interest in Icelandic culture, traditions and fellowship;
(b) To promote the observation of Icelandic holidays;
(c) To entertain prominent guests from Iceland and North America;
(d) To bring together Icelanders, Canadians and other persons interested in the Icelandic culture, traditions and fellowship;
(e) To continue the objectives of the Ströndin Chapter of the INL.

ACTIVITIES:
The I.C.C of B.C. is the most active single Icelandic Organization in N. A. with a paid membership of about 5OO persons of all ages. It regularly holds Icelandic language classes, maintains an Icelandic Heritage Library and celebrates Icelandic holidays and cultural traditions, produces an 8 page monthly newsletter for its friends and members, offers a scholarship program to students of Icelandic descent. The I.C.C. of B.C. also works with the INL to achieve a national voice for Icelandic Culture throughout North America..

The Icelandic National League of North America 2016 Convention

The Icelandic National League of North America 2016 Convention is in Vancouver B.C. and is hosted by the Icelandic Canadian Club of B.C.

April 29 and 30 Organized Activities April 28 and May 1

For registration and convention information follow this link:  http://www.icelandicclubbc.org/convention2016/

 

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Knitting Classes – the Icelandic Way

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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