Scandinavian Cultural Society

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Scandinavian Cultural Society

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1985 -


The Scandinavian Cultural Society (SCS) was founded in 1985, to help celebrate Vancouver’s Centennial & Expo '86. At the time, it was incorporated and registered in Victoria as: The Scandinavian Festival Society. In June 1987, the name was changed to: The Scandinavian Cultural Society. The SCS strives to promote goodwill and understanding among Scandinavians, promote and carry out Scandinavian cultural events and activities, and encourage learning about Scandinavian culture. The Society represents the cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.


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