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The Swedish Cultural Society of Vancouver

Svenska Kulturföreningen Vancouver

Scandinavian Community Centre - home of the Swedish Cultural Society

The Swedish Cultural Society, one of the Swedish groups within the Sweden House Society, calls the Scandinavian Community Centre in Burnaby its home.

It is also the home of the Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic and Finland House Societies.

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Founded over 70 years ago!

Our Purpose:

  • Preserve the traditional culture of Sweden, and to keep up with emerging cultures.
  • Promote the understanding of Swedish culture in Canada.
  • Maintain affiliation with the Swedish people in Sweden, and to promote understanding of Canadian cultures by them.
  • Preserve the Swedish language among Canadians of Swedish descent.

We are a community of members that, together with our families and friends, celebrate Swedish traditional events.

We also participate in program activities such as the Swedish school, language classes and volunteering.

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For More Information Contact Us

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2021-2022 Board of Directors

  • President – Niklas Kviselius
  • Vice President – AnnaKarin Törnqvist
  • Treasurer – Christel Lindström
  • Vice Treasurer – Riitta Huttunen
  • Head of Memberships - Monica Olofsson
  • Secretary and Swedish School Representative – Monica Severinson
  • Vice Secretary – Asa Eidelöf
  • Ombudsman – Carina Spencer
  • Member at Large – Jonas Edenvik
  • Member at Large – Maria Lakes
  • Member at Large – Linda Olofsson
  • Member at Large – Pia Hilton

Learn more about board members (Board Bios)

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