Sweden House Society

SwedenThe Swe­den House Soci­ety (SHS) is the hub of the Swedish com­mu­nity in the Lower Main­land. To the many Swedes liv­ing in and around Van­cou­ver, the SHS and the many dif­fer­ent orga­ni­za­tions that belong to the Swe­den House Soci­ety is their con­nec­tion to main­tain­ing Swedish tra­di­tions, mak­ing life­long Swedish friends and keep­ing up with their roots. Cel­e­brat­ing many events and tra­di­tions through­out the year, the SHS is the place for you to get your Swede on!

Join in the Fun!

To take part in the Swedish com­mu­nity in British Colum­bia all you have to do is become a mem­ber of any one of the Swedish mem­ber orga­ni­za­tions that belong to SHS.

Välkom­men!

The 16th Annual Swedish Crayfish Party

The 16th Annual Swedish Crayfish Party

Date: Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 26, 2014 Time: 7pm to 1am Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre Cost: $50.00, pre­sale $45 by send­ing in cheque to SWEA, c/o Lena Normen-Younger, 105‑2025 West Broad­way, Van­cou­ver BC  V6J 1Z6 or sendind an elec­tronic trans­fer with interac to moc.liamgnull@revuocnavaews. Last date to get the lower price of $45 is Sep­tem­ber 20, 2014 (cheque must have been posted …

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Sweden House Society awards the 2014 Karl Ståhl Scholarship to Sebastian Gitt & Hanna McFarlane

Sweden House Society awards the 2014 Karl Ståhl Scholarship to Sebastian Gitt & Hanna McFarlane

Van­cou­ver, BC – May 28, 2014

The Swe­den House Soci­ety (SHS) is pleased to announce the 2014 recip­i­ents of the Karl Ståhl Schol­ar­ship, Mr. Sebas­t­ian Gitt & Ms. Hanna McFarlane.

Mr. Gitt is cur­rently fin­ish­ing his high school stud­ies at Sey­cove Sec­ondary School in North Van­cou­ver. In 2013, he was awarded an Out­stand­ing Scholar Award at his school by hav­ing …

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Calling all Swedish Chefs CANCELLED

Calling all Swedish Chefs CANCELLED

This series has been CANCELLED.

The Swedish Cul­tural Soci­ety is proud to sup­port Swedish Cook­ing Course #4. Three vol­un­teer chefs are needed to teach a class on one of the fol­low­ing dates:

Dates: Tues­days, April 15, 22, 29, May 20, 27, June 3.  Please note: No classes May 6 or 13. Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity …

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Sweden House introduces the Karl Ståhl Scholarhip Application

Sweden House introduces the Karl Ståhl Scholarhip Application

The Swe­den House Soci­ety is pleased to announce the ini­tial offer­ing for the Karl Ståhl Schol­ar­ship.  The schol­ar­ship was founded to hon­our the excep­tional and long ser­vice by the Swedish Con­sul Gen­eral, Karl A. Ståhl.  Mr. Stahl’s diplo­matic career rep­re­sent­ing Swe­den here in British Colum­bia spanned over 45 years until his retire­ment in 1983. This schol­ar­ship was ini­ti­ated by the …

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Extra Legroom For My Piano, Please — Maestro Martensson — music and comedy

Extra Legroom For My Piano, Please — Maestro Martensson — music and comedy

The Swedish Cul­tural Soci­ety in Van­cou­ver is pleased to present come­dian, pianist and con­duc­tor Mag­nus Martens­son and his crit­i­cally acclaimed music-comedy show Extra Legroom For My Piano, Please.

Date: Feb­ru­ary 28, 2014 Time: Doors open at 7pm Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre Cost: $30 (incl. light refresh­ments) Con­tact: Ticket pre-sale at Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre or via moc.liamgnull@ac.yteicoslarutluchsidews

Mag­nus has been com­pared …

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