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!

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 swedishculturalsociety.canull@llungmail.com

Mag­nus has been compared …

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Swedish Cultural Classes for Children

Swedish Cultural Classes for Children

The Swedish School of Van­cou­ver now intro­duces
Swedish Cul­tural Classes for children

Dates:  every other Sun­day in Feb­ru­ary and March 2014
Time: 3–5 pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre, Swedish Room
Cost: See Term Fees on the Sven­ska Skolan web­site.
Con­tact: moc.liamgnull@revuocnaVloohcShsidewS or or 604–725‑8431

The Cul­tural School will be taught in Eng­lish, with an intro­duc­tion to Swedish lan­guage by rep­e­ti­tion of …

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Swedish documentary: Once Were Enemies

Swedish documentary: Once Were Enemies

Swedish doc­u­men­tary film-maker Eva Wun­der­man shares her story in the 2013 film “Once Were Enemies”

Date: Feb­ru­ary 9, 2014
Time: 1 :00pm — 3:00pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Free admit­tance! But reserve a spot.
Con­tact: RSVP Yvonne Spence 604–980‑8866 by Feb­ru­ary 7

For more infor­ma­tion, see http://wundermanfilm.com

Pre­sented by the Swedish Cul­tural Society…

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