Links

Affiliates

Sons of Norway - International - mission is to 'promote and to preserve the heritage and culture of Norway'

Sons of Norway District 4 - District 4 encompasses Alberta, Montana, North Dakota  and Saskatchewan

Lodges in District 4, Zone 4 - Zone 4 consists of Alberta and Saskatchewan only

Sons of Norway Foundation in Canada - administers scholarships, bursaries, cultural grants, sports grants, memorials and legacies

Click on the SONFIC (Sons of Norway Foundation in Canada) LINK above for newsletters and more information

Local

Edmonton Scandinavian Centre Association - Facebook

  • a non-profit society made up on The Finnish Society of Edmonton, Danish Canadian Society – Dania, Icelandic Canadian Club of Edmonton, Sons of Norway Solglyt Lodge 4-143 and VASA Order of America Skandia Lodge No. 549 and other individual members

ESCA Scandinavian Christmas Market  - Facebook

  • a popular Christmas Craft Market specializing in Christmas and other crafts, ethnic baking, open-faced sandwiches and beverages, held annually at the Home of the Scandinavians - International Hall and Nordic Room.

Scandinavian Heritage Society of Edmonton

  • a society incorporated in 1984 to promote the Scandinavian culture and coordinate and present the Scandinavian community's pavilion at the annual Servus Heritage Festival, complete with photos over several years
  • this site has links to Edmonton area societies for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden

Trollhaugen Language Arts and Culture Camp  

  • a multigenerational summer camp formed to promote and preserve Norwegian heritage through history, crafts, traditional skills and culture classes; and all things Scandinavian

 Torskeklubben of Edmonton  - Facebook

  • a non-profit club with Norwegian roots that meets monthly for a meal of torsk (cod), a sample of Aquavit, and fellowship

Dutch Canadian Centre & Home of the Scandinavians

  • a banquet and meeting facility located at 13312 – 142 Street, easily accessed via St. Albert Trail, where the Scandinavians hold their meetings and social functions.  The rooms are available for rent throughout the year by the public.  A large BBQ and the pocket park with a traditional windmill are available on site for outdoor functions
  • see also www.dcchall.com  - this website has been suspended while the website is being reviewed

National and International

Royal Norwegian Embassy in Canada  

Norway Connects

  • a job board for students, summer internships and education opportunities – co-sponsored by the Sons of Norway. This site also has an informative “Culture” section

 Husfliden  

  • a Norwegian site with modern design elements and specializing in traditional bunad costumes and accessories
  • for a visual display, please visit Pinterest.com and do a search for “bunad” “costumes” – this site will show examples of a wide variety of the Scandinavian traditional costumes

 

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