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Mission Statement
Preserve, Communicate, and Celebrate Scandinavian Heritage and Culture
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Scandinavian Heritage Foundation

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 Nordic.

Nordia House
(503) 977-0275
Tuesday - Friday
9am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday
9am - 3pm
Broder Soder
(971) 373-8762
Tuesday - Sunday
9am - 3pm

Please note that Nordia House &  Broder Soder are closed on Monday's.

Upcoming at Nordia House

For more, visit our Events Page.

DEC 1, All Day at Nordia House!
Giving Tuesday is a global day of donating to charity the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, with over 30,000 organizations participating in 68 countries. It's a 24-hour period to give where your heart is, and this year, we have two easy ways to give to SHF: either online or in-person. Every year, SHF brings you the best of the Nordic countries, from ScanFeast to ScanFair, film festivals to cooking classes, concerts to plays. Help SHF continue to celebrate Nordic heritage by donating on Giving Tuesday. Donate Online Here!

SAT, DEC 5 from 10AM - 5PM
SUN, DEC 6 from 10AM - 4PM
Exhibit Hall at the Portland Vetrans Memorial Coliseum
Be sure to mark your calendars! Our 31st Annual Portland ScanFair will take place at the Portland Memorial Coliseum. More than 70 vendors of Nordic foods, crafts, and gifts. Forget Black Friday - the real treasures will be found at ScanFair. More at updates on the ScanFair Facebook page!

Through DEC 31st
Just in time for the holidays, enjoy this traveling exhibit exploring the history and role of aquavit and beer as symbols of Scandinavian heritage. Free and Open to the public Tuesday through Sunday, 9am to 4pm (and watch for updates and special programs related to this exhibit).

To Join our Nordic Email list for Upcoming Events, click here.
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