Genealogy Meeting

Date: Octo­ber 20, 2018
Time: 1 pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre
Con­tact: Poul Erik Ras­mussen sonofrasmus@nullshaw.ca

Please see www.scandinavianculturalsociety.org for details.

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Table Applications Available Now

Scandinavian Crafts

Appli­ca­tions for the Mar­ket place at the Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val are now avail­able.

Mid­sum­mer 2019 Craft Table Appli­ca­tion

Mid­sum­mer Com­mer­cial Booth Appli­ca­tion 2019

Date: Sat­ur­day, June 22 — Sun­day June 23, 2019
Time: Sat: 10am — 11pm, Sun: 10am — 4pm
Place: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre
Cost: Day pass only $10 • Free for chil­dren under 16 • Free park­ing

The Scan­di­na­vian Mid­sum­mer Fes­ti­val, in its 24th year, attracts thou­sands of vis­i­tors. Our crafters offer some­thing spe­cial and excit­ing, be it tra­di­tion­al crafts with an inno­v­a­tive twist of some­thing cul­tur­al­ly rel­e­vant.

Seterskveld Meet & Greet

SeterskveldGoatDate: Fri­day, Octo­ber 19th, 2018
Time: 6 pm
Please note that this event has changed from its orig­i­nal for­mat!
Con­tact: Lin­da Con­way lwrongway@nulloutlook.com 604–812-7209
Admis­sion: Free

Join us for an evening of social­iz­ing spon­sored by Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety and Sleip­n­er Sons of Nor­way.  No charge.  Food option: $5: rom­megrot, flat­bread, pea soup – avail­able until the food runs out.

Nordic Knitting Classes — everyone welcome

Knitting photoSeries of 6 week­ly class­es. Bring your cur­rent project or start a new one with instruc­tor Bea’s help

Dates: Sun­days Octo­ber 14, 21, 28 and Novem­ber 4, 11, 18
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre, Nor­we­gian Room
Cost: $20
Con­tact: Reg­is­ter with instruc­tor Bea Jacob­sen,  tel. 604–790-3533 beajay41@nullgmail.com

Orga­nized by Nor­we­gian House Soci­ety. All nation­al­i­ties wel­come.

Vinarterta Baking Class

vinartorta

Date: Sun­day Octo­ber 14, 2018
Time: 9am to 1pm
Loca­tion: Scan­di­na­vian Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre main kitchen
Cost: The cost will be $25 which cov­ers the cost of the ingre­di­ents. Please send in your fee to tammy_e@nulltelus.net through Pay­Pal, or send a cheque to the Ice­landic Club of BC, Scan­di­na­vian Cen­tre, 6540 Thomas Street, Burn­a­by, BC, V5B 4P9. There is no return of your fee on can­cel­la­tion with­in two days pri­or (Octo­ber 12)

Plan: A one-day class to teach you how to make com­plete vinarter­ta: the prune fill­ing, the ‘cook­ie’ rounds and how to bake them, put it all togeth­er, and you will take the vinarter­ta home.
Con­tact: Mar­garet Bjar­na­son Ami­rault email: gusta1@nulltelus.net (pre­ferred) or tele­phone 604–688-9082.

We will fol­low the old recipe from the 1800s. We hope to pro­vide one teacher per two stu­dents.

Cof­fee, or course, will be in abun­dance

Leif Erikson Day Festival — Focus on Iceland

The Scan­di­na­vian Cul­tur­al Soci­ety and the Ice­landic Cana­di­an Club of BC
present
Leif Erik­son Day Fes­ti­val: Focus on Ice­land

To hon­our Leif Erik­son; to praise the con­tri­bu­tions to Cana­da of peo­ple of Nordic descent; to pro­mote the spir­it of dis­cov­ery

Date:  Sat­ur­day Octo­ber 13, 2018
Time: noon to 9pm
Info: Car­olyn 778–228-2334 cthauber@nullgmail.com

Program (Free admission)

12:00 Exhibits open

1:00 Open­ing Remarks: Scan­di­na­vian Cul­tur­al Soci­ety Pres­i­dent Poul Erik Ras­mussen and ICBC Pres­i­dent and SCCS Vice Pres­i­dent, Norm Eyford. Oth­er dig­ni­taries.

1:15 Ian Sharpe: Viking­verse Book Launch

1:30 Erik Nel­son, Nordic Muse­um Direc­tor: Our new Nordic Muse­um in Seat­tle

2:15 Hon­orary Ice­landic Con­sul Glenn Sig­urd­son with his new book relat­ed to the his­to­ry of Gim­li, Man­i­to­ba — Vikings on a Prairie Ocean: The saga of a Lake, a Peo­ple, a Fam­i­ly, and a Man (Google books say this is a wide-rang­ing auto­bi­og­ra­phy that blends per­son­al mem­oir, fam­i­ly his­to­ry, and Ice­landic lore.)

3:15 Recep­tion with an Ice­landic Flavour

4:00 Fred­eriks­berg Sogns Pigekor from Copen­hagen (young women’s choir, Scan­di­na­vian music and folk songs

4:00 Fred­eriks­berg Sogns Pigekor from Copen­hagen (young women’s choir, Scan­di­na­vian music and folk songs

5:15 Bar Open and con­cert recon­venes with Nordic Bleu singers and Spel­manslag folk orches­tra: tra­di­tion­al folk­songs includ­ing sev­er­al Ice­landic favourites

6:30 Din­ner with Ice­landic flavour ($25). Tick­ets at marialakes@nullyahoo.ca (pre­ferred) or 604 569‑9370

7:30 Dr. Don­ald Gis­la­son, retired UBC musi­col­o­gist and humourist: Viking her­itage: Promis­es and Prob­lems

Pre­sent­ed by the Scan­di­na­vian Cul­tur­al Soci­ety & the Ice­landic Club of BC

Finan­cial sup­port from
City of Burn­a­by Fes­ti­vals­Burn­a­by
Dan­ish Cana­di­an Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre

 

Scandinavian Seniors Lunch 55+

All seniors wel­come.

Date: Fri­day, Octo­ber 12, 2018
Time: Noon
Cost: $3 if you bring a plate of sand­wich­es, cakes or cook­ies to share, OR $8 if you pre­fer not to bring food.
Please help us out by bring­ing a plate of food.
Con­tact: Tor Olufsen (604) 294‑0749 or by  tolufsen@nullshaw.ca