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Upcoming Events

We'll be back soon to regular Wednesday evenings at the Scandinavian Community center in Burnaby.

2nd Wednesdays, however, will be Live Music Nights at the Victoria Drive Community Hall, as those nights are not available at the SCC. 

Here is a print version of the full spring schedule.  

Please come fragrance-free, and bring non-rubber soled non-street shoes with low heels.

 
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Tuesday night dance following midsummer

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Wednesday night dancing - a waltz

Wednesday night dancing

 

     
  January 3
Wednesday
7:30 -10:00

Intermediate Dancing returns ...

... and continues every Wednesday except open house nights (2nd Wednesdays). At the Scandinavian Community Centre. See the Weekly Teaching Programs for a description of how the evening is structured. Non-members: $8.00, or $15 for two people 

 

  March 3
Saturday
7pm

Gangspil plays at the Danish Church

High-spirited professional Danish group Gangspil: Kristian Bugge, Sonnich Lydom and their Norwegian friend Vidar Skrede play a concert at the Danish Lutheran Church at 6010 Kincaid Street.  7pm, admission by donation. Two European wieners and warm potato salad available throughout the evening for $10.

Hall capacity is 120 so donít be disappointed. RSVP necessary to secure a seat Ė email or phone Ebba Grey at ebba@shaw.ca; 604-990-3550.

 

  March 14
Wednesday
7:30 -10:00

Ball Review Night at Victoria Drive

This second-Wednesday dance at Victoria Drive Community Hall features a review of dances to be played at the ball. Come on time, as the evening may end earlier than usual. Music by Gammel Dansk. Pot luck snacks will be appreciated. 

 

  March 17
Saturday
5:30 happy half hour
6:00 dinner
7:30-11 dancing

Spring Equinox Ball

Our event of the year. Great catered dinner, followed by dancing to music by local bands Sammenspil and Gammel Dansk, and featuring guest band the Seattle Lilla Spelmanslag. Dinner and dance, price TBA. Contact Riitta at riittahu@gmail.com for information and billeting. At the KinVillage Recreation Centre at 5410-10th Ave in Tsawwassen. Pre-registration for dinner is required by Monday, March 12. Here is the flyer/registration form.

 

  March 28
Wednesday
7:30 -10:00

Lancers Evening

By special request, we will review Les Lanciers, a set of five quadrilles that are part of the history of many countries in Europe and at least a few locations in the new world. Music by Gammel Dansk.

 

  April 11
Wednesday
7:30 -10:00

Live Music Night at Victoria Drive

This second-Wednesday dance at Victoria Drive Community Hall features music by Sammenspil. Pot luck snacks will be appreciated.

 

 

 
April 13-16

Friday-Monday

Springdans Northwest

This popular Skandia workshop on the Olympic peninsula in Washington will feature Valdresspringar. Get information on Seattle Skandia's website.

 

 

 

April 18
Wednesday
7:30 -10:00

Annual General Meeting

The meeting starts promptly at 7:30, and request dancing follows. You must be a member to vote at the meeting.

 

 

April 20-22  
Friday - Sunday
 

 

 

Lyrids Folk Dance Festival - Burnaby, BC

The fifth year for this festival features Cristian Florescu and Sonia Dion teaching Romanian dances and an International selection of dances. To be held at the Peretz Centre, 6184 Ash St, Vancouver, BC.See the Lyrids Folk Dance Festival website for more information.

 

 

 
April 25

Wednesday
7:30 - 10:00

Cabaret last night of dancing - live music too

Last night of dancing until the Fall. We'll have live music, snacks (provided by you, thanks), and tables set up to promote socializing, so even if you don't dance, come listen to the music and enjoy the cabaret evening. Music by the Spelmanslag.

 

 

May 25-28
Friday - Monday

Seattle Folklife Festival

At least 15 performance stages all day, dancing all day and night, food, crafts. At Seattle center. Free admission, $10/day donation requested. Get information from http://www.nwfolklife.org/

 

   

May 26-27
Saturday - Sunday

European Festival

Food, crafts, entertainment, cultural exhibits, from more than 20 European countries. Admission $10/day or $15 / weekend package | Children under 12 Free. Advance purchase tickets will be available online at $8/ day or $14 weekend package. At Swangaard Stadium, Kingsway and Boundary. See http://www.europeanfestival.ca/

 

 

June 23/24
Saturday - Sunday
 

Burnaby Midsummer

Enjoy the Midsummer Magic and celebrate the longest day of the year. Food, crafts, pole raising, performances, dancing. Information will be posted at http://www.scandinavianmidsummerfestival.com/

 

   

June 24
Sunday
11:00 - 6:00

Seattle Skandia Midsommar

Skandia's Midsommarfest is held at St. Edwards State Park, Kenmore, Washington. See https://sites.google.com/view/skandiamidsommar/home for details.

 

   

 

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