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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 Scandinavian.


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SHF's Pentti Sammallahti Photography Reception at Blue Sky Gallery

Join us this Wednesday, July 23, from 6-8pm, for an exclusive members-only reception at the Blue Sky Gallery, and celebrate the famous Finnish photographer Pentti Sammallahti's exhibition of selected works. You must be a member of the Blue Sky Gallery, the Scandinavian Heritage Foundation or the Columbia Pacific Chapter of the Finlandia Foundation to attend. RSVP to The Blue Sky Gallery is located in the historic DeSoto Building downtown, at 122 NW 8th Ave. Portland OR 97209, 


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For Information, contact SHF at:
(503) 977-0275

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
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