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Photo Contest

Swedish Council of America is having its first annual photo contest! The theme for 2018 is “Midsommar.” Photos submitted are to depict the joy and warmth of a Swedish Midsommar holiday during a celebration in Sweden or North America. Fellow SCSL member Shean Benson submitted the photo he took at our Midsommar celebration in 2016, […]

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Viking Club Workshop March 27

The Viking Club Workshop will be held on 27 March, NOT 26 March.  All other details are correct as listed below. VIKINGS There will be a workshop this month.  It will be on March 27 at 1:00 PM (the 4th Tue. of the month as usual) at the Kirkwood Commerce Bank (as usual). The program […]

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Gangspil Traditional Danish Folk Band

Live in St. Louis Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, 7:30 pm Suggested donation $15 Bethany (Danish) Lutheran Church 407 Fairview Avenue, Webster Groves, MO 63119 South of Manchester, near S. Brentwood Blvd. Two of Denmark’s leading folk musicians take you along on a tour around the music traditions of their home country. An unforgettable live experience […]

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Meet Our Lucia 2017

Linnea Turner is 15 years old and a freshman at Edwardsville High School in Illinois. She takes some honors classes and participates in Freshman Council, Animal Rescue Club and Photography Club. Linnea plays the violin in Symphonic Orchestra at school, and also takes classes with the Suzuki program at SIUE. Linnea speaks Swedish, and has […]

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Viking Workshop News from Dave Peterson

VIKINGS: For our October program Jim and Aleda Littlefield will show us a 15 to 20 min. power point program on: “Factors That Led to the Rise of the Vikings and the fall of the Viking Era”.      They want us to critique their presentation.  After that we will have vocal presentations by the rest […]

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Lucia Rehearsals

CALLING ALL tärnor, sjärngosser, peppakakor och tomtar! Swedish Council members, sign up your children and grandchildren to participate in our Lucia celebration on Saturday, December 9th. Our 1st rehearsal is Sunday, November 12th. Please remember that in order to participate, your dues must be up-to-date. This year we will continue to hold rehearsals at Community […]

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TO ALL VIKINGS

Summer is almost over and it is time to haul the long boats ashore, oil our weapons so they don’t rust during the long Scandinavian winter, and prepare for 8 months of Viking Workshops. The next workshop will be on Sept. 26 (the fourth Tuesday as always) at 1:00 PM at the Kirkwood Commerce Bank […]

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Nordic Summer Concert

Authority on Nordic Music to present Organ ConcertThird Baptist Church – 620 North Grand, St. Louis, MOJune 14, 2017 – 6:00 pm Third Baptist Church of St. Louis is happy to host James D. Hicks of Bernardsville, New Jersey as the first performer in the summer organ concert series. Hicks is recognized as the leading […]

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Last Viking Workshop until September

Alla Vikingar! At the April Workshop we had a smaller attendance than usual but had a good discussion about where the Vikings settled (which was about anywhere they wanted to!). The May workshop, which will be at 1:00 PM on May 23 (the 4th Tuesday) at the Kirkwood Commerce Bank, will be the last workshop […]

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Swedish Film opening April 28

The acclaimed Swedish feature documentary film I CALLED HIM MORGAN will open in St. Louis on April 28 at the Landmark Tivoli Theatre (6350 Delmar Blvd., in the Loop) and will continue there until at least May 4. Recent screenings in NYC, LA and San Francisco were sold out, and the film has been held […]

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