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Upcoming Events

We are back 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.




Tuesday night dance following midsummer


Wednesday night dancing - a waltz

Wednesday night dancing


  January 9
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 


  January 30
7:30 - 10:00

Novice Instruction begins 

Come learn the basics: waltz, polka, schottis, hambo, polska and others. Registration required - phone or email Judith Anderson  at (604) 526-4722.  Cost is $50 per person and includes a DVD of the basic dances and club membership for the term. Couples and singles are welcome.  See the Weekly Teaching Programs page for further description. There will be a minimum enrollment for this class to be held.


  March 13
7:30 -10:00

Ball Review Night at Victoria Drive

This second-Wednesday dance at Victoria Drive Community Hall will not actually have live music. Recorded music will be used to review the dances that will be played at the ball. Pot luck snacks will still be appreciated.


  March 23
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 Seattle band Všnner och Grannar. Dinner and dance, price $65cad/$50usd. 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 18. Here is the flyer/registration form.


  April 10
7:30 -10:00

Live Music Night at Victoria Drive

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




April 17
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 19-22


Springdans Northwest

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



May 1

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 3-5  
Friday - Sunday



Lyrids Folk Dance Festival - Burnaby, BC

The sixth Lyrids Folk Dance Festival features Jaap Leegwater teaching Bulgarian dances and Lee Otterholt teaching 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.



May 24-27
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/



June 21/23
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 30
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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