Dance workshop

Scandinavian DancersScan­di­na­vian Dancers’ sev­enth annual Fall work­shop will fea­ture Kathi Ploeger and Don Mey­ers, with music by Skolkis, all from Seattle.

Date: Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 25, 2014
Times:

9:30 cof­fee
10–12:30 1st ses­sion
12:30 lunch
1:30–5:00 2nd ses­sion
5:00 happy hour
6:00 din­ner
7:30 mini-concert, dance & review

Prices:

Work­shops: $20
Din­ner and dance: $45
Full meal deal: $80

Here is the flyer for your fridge or your friends, includ­ing a print-and-mail-in reg­is­tra­tion form, in Acro­bat pdf format.

Visit our Scan­di­na­vian Dancers of Van­cou­ver website.

Genealogy Meeting

Date: Sat­ur­day Octo­ber 25, 2014
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen ac.wahsnull@sumsarfonos

Please see www.scandinavianculturalsociety.org for details

Lucia Festivities in the afternoon

Lucia figuresLucia Fes­tiv­i­ties in the after­noon: Chil­dren from the Swedish School, Lucia Pro­ces­sion, cof­fee, Santa and danc­ing around the Christ­mas tree. This year’s Lucia: Vik­to­ria Moes Date: Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 13, 2014 Time: 1pm (see also Lucia Fes­tiv­i­ties in the Evening, at 6pm) Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre Cost: Mem­bers of the Swedish Cul­tural Soci­ety $15.00; Non mem­bers $20.00; Chil­dren 12 and under $5.00 (no seat at the table) or $10 seat at table Con­tact: Use the fol­low­ing web­site to pur­chase tick­ets http://www.swedishculturalsociety.com/lucia/ Please mail your pay­ment (check payable to: Swedish Cul­tural Soci­ety) together with your con­tact infor­ma­tion in a self addressed stamped enve­lope to: Lotta McFar­lane, 10279 Sheaves Way, Delta, B.B. V4C 8G4 Lotta McFar­lane can be reached by phone @ 604–588-1598 Ticket pay­ment dead­line is: Decem­ber 1, 2014

CFF Movie: Pohjalaisia (1925)

PohjalaisiaPoh­jalaisia (1925) (The Ostro­both­ni­ans). 
Text in Finnish & English.

Date: Sun­day, Octo­ber 19, 2014
Time: 2pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Admis­sion By Dona­tion, includes refresh­ments.
Con­tact: Dianne Kil­back by ten.suletnull@kcablikd

Poh­jalaisia, a silent movie restored and reis­sued with a new music track in 2012, is based on the play by Art­turi Järvilu­oma who was also the screen­writer. The story, set in the 19th cen­tury, revolves around the hot-blooded Jussi, a young farmer, and his friend Antti and their brushes with the local nimis­mies (sher­iff) and the häjyt (bad­men). The film, shot on loca­tion on the plains of Ostro­both­nia, con­veys a good sense of its unique land­scape. Both Järvilu­oma and the direc­tor, Jal­mari Lah­den­suo were from Ostro­both­nia and the film suc­cess­fully expresses a feel­ing of the true spirit of the province.

 

DHS 17th Annual Fundraising Dinner and Auction

DHS-AuctionKro­platte, kon­di­tork­ager and Cof­fee or Tea
Silent Auc­tion: Gift Bas­kets, Pot­tery, Art­work and Christ­mas Gifts and more
Live Auc­tion with Auc­tion­eer Knud Nielsen

Date: Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 18, 2014
Time: Bar opens and pre­view 5 pm. Din­ner 7 pm.
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Tick­ets $35 Please buy your ticket by Octo­ber 15th.
Con­tact: Mail your cheque payable to Dan­ish House Soci­ety to Solvejg Nielsen, #1605 — 1245 Quay­side Drive, New West­min­ster, BC, V3M 6J6 or call Solvejg Nielsen 604–549-4923.

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