Finnish your Dinner

A fun, casual dinner at the Scandinavian Centre in Burnaby, BC to celebrate Finland 100.

This will be a potluck dinner – so bring a dish to share! We will dine out on the deck, under the stars (weather permitting), so bring a sweater or a blanket if it’s a little chilly.

Organized by Vancouver Finlandia Club.

Sign up here or you can email vfclubmembers@nullgmail.com for more info or to register.

 

Leif Erikson Day Festival – Focus on Finland

Leif Erikson Day Festival: Focus on Finland
To honour Leif Erikson; to praise the contributions to Canada of people of Nordic descent; to promote the spirit of discovery
Featuring a Finnish theme with guest speakers, refreshments, cultural displays and entertainment.

Date:  Saturday September 30, 2017
Info: Dianne Kilback: dkilback@nullshaw.ca

Program:
1pm opening

1.20 Lucas Aykroyd: “Hockey, Heavy Metal and Heroes Aplenty: Everything You Need to Know About the Finnish Soul”

2pm Dr. Zita McRobbie: A historical and linguistic survey of Finnish and Saami

3pm Reception

Exhibits: Travelling in Finland
Finnish Settlement Photos
Finnish Arts and Crafts

 

Finnish Variety Concert 7pm (by donation)

Hannu Lambert – Accordion
Kyösti Sutela – Tenor
Nordic Bleu – Vocal Ensemble
Northern Boys (Pohjolan Pojat) old time Finnish dance music

Presented by
Scandinavian Cultural Society
Canadian Friends of Finland

Supported by Festivals Burnaby

 

Scandinavian Craft Fair

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Arts and Crafts – Baked Goods – Christmas Goodies — Refreshments and much much more!

The annual Scandinavian Craft Fair at the Scandinavian Centre, hosted by the Vancouver Finlandia Club. Lots of local vendors, Finnish & Scandinavian crafts and merchandise, plus your favourite baked goods!

Scandinavian Deli will be open for lunch.

Free entry and free parking!

Date: Sunday November 26, 2017
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: Riitta or Ron at 604-941-0760 or scandicraftfair@nullgmail.com

Please see the Craft Fair 2017 Registration Letter

Finnish your Dinner

A fun, casual dinner at the Scandinavian Centre in Burnaby, BC to celebrate Finland 100.

This will be a potluck dinner – so bring a dish to share! We will dine out on the deck, under the stars (weather permitting), so bring a sweater or a blanket if it’s a little chilly.

Organized by Vancouver Finlandia Club.

Sign up here or you can email vfclubmembers@nullgmail.com for more info or to register.

 

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

FHS Scholarship Fundraiser

This not-to-be missed fundraising event is back by popular demand.

Silent auction, lots of items to bid on!

Entertainment, Musical entertainment by local musicians
Food available from 6.30pm,  $10.00/person

Date: Friday February 10, 2017
Time: The doors will open at 6 p.m. with food available from 6.30 p.m. Silent auction from 6:30 to 8:45. Entertainment at 7:15.
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: $10 for dinner
Contact: To donate items for the silent auction please contact Lorene Mara (moopeople@nullshaw.ca).

Donations (please new items only) can also be dropped off at the Scandinavian Community Centre Office.

The event is sponsored by the FHS to raise funds for the  FHS Scholarship Program with support from the Runeberg Social Club, Vancouver Finlandia Club, Canadian Friends of Finland, Finland Svenska Klubben and individual donors.

 

 

FHS Scholarship Fundraiser

This not-to-be missed fundraising event is back by popular demand.

Silent auction, lots of items to bid on!

Entertainment, Musical entertainment by local musicians
Food available from 6.30pm,  $10.00/person

Date: Friday February 10, 2017
Time: The doors will open at 6 p.m. with food available from 6.30 p.m. Silent auction from 6:30 to 8:45. Entertainment at 7:15.
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: $10 for dinner
Contact: To donate items for the silent auction please contact Lorene Mara (moopeople@nullshaw.ca).

Donations (please new items only) can also be dropped off at the Scandinavian Community Centre Office.

The event is sponsored by the FHS to raise funds for the  FHS Scholarship Program with support from the Runeberg Social Club, Vancouver Finlandia Club, Canadian Friends of Finland, Finland Svenska Klubben and individual donors.

 

 

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