The Scandinavian Heritage Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on the five Nordic nations -- Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. SHF is the catalyst in the Northwest for preserving authentic traditions and culture while celebrating modern Scandinavian life, culture and business. It is the "go to" regional resource for all things Scandinavian.
What's Happening in the Nordic Community?
Everybody loves Aebleskiver!Have you ever eaten aebleskiver, those deliciously Danish holiday treats? If you have, you know how good they are, and if you haven't - what are you waiting for?! Come to our Cook & Eat class this Saturday, April 26, and learn how to make them yourself from Cassy Johnson and Joyce Maier, the women who run the Danish Aebleskiver booth at ScanFair. This will be a hands-on class featuring a cardamom lemon batter, and you won't want to miss out on tasting these aebleskiver at the end of class! The Cook & Eat class runs from 10am-12noon on Saturday April 26, and is held at the Holladay Park Church of God at 2120 NE Tillamook Street. Space is limited. Call the SHF office at (503) 977-0275 to make your reservation today!
Open House Reception for Mike O'BryantWednesday April 30, 4-7pm, SHF Office: 8800 SW Oleson RoadThis will be Mike O'Bryant's last day as our Executive Director. We will serve appetizers, wine, beer, coffee and tea in honor of the occasion. Please stop by and wish Mike well!
The Colors and Sounds of EstoniaYou won't want to miss next week's Friday Night Lecture Series, all about the colors and sounds of Estonia! The lecture, held on Friday May 2, will focus on the unique culture of Estonia. Members of the Portland Estonian community will show their colorful folk costumes and enrich their presentation with music and dance. Presented by the Portland Estonian Society. The lecture will be held at 7:30pm in Room 171 of Cramer Hall on the downtown Portland State University campus. Refreshments will be served after the lecture in the Finnish Room.
Everybody loves Aebleskiver!
Open House Reception for Mike O'Bryant
The Colors and Sounds of Estonia
Or stop by our office located on the property where we will build the Scandinavian American Cultural & Community Center 8800 SW Oleson Road Portland, OR 97223