to The Scandinavian
Society of Nova Scotia!
We are a non-profit association that began in 1976
and we have been recognized as a society since late 1980. Our members represent
the various countries of Denmark,
Iceland, Norway and
Our goal in the Scandinavian Society is to develop interest in, and knowledge of,
the culture, customs and traditions of the Scandinavian countries
in Nova Scotia. We also provide assistance to Scandinavians who are new to Nova Scotia as well as those Scandinavian students undergoing
studies here in both secondary and post-secondary institutions. We can
also facilitate contact with a person who has a Scandinavian
background and they will be happy to help you with any questions or
language interpretation skills that may be required.
Throughout the year, we have various activities that help to promote
and teach about Scandinavian life. Some are ongoing activities
while others are fun things that we have done in the
past. We also produce a
quarterly newsletter and sponsor a number of
For more information on the Society and the events we sponsor every year, feel free
to peruse our pages and please sign our Guest Book to let us know what you think
and to ask us any questions you may have.
You don't have to be a Scandinavian or of Scandinavian descent to join the Scandinavian Society of Nova
Scotia - we welcome anyone with an interest in Scandinavia. See our membership page for
more details on how to become a member.
Thanks for visiting!!