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Scandinavian
Location
Anderson Island, WA
The Anderson Island Historical Society provides a view of the lifestyle of living on an island in the southern-most part of Puget Sound by preserving local culture, thereby enabling present and future generations to learn about and maintain the heritage of this unique style of living.
Community Focus
Scandinavian
Location
Graham, WA
The Smilin' Scandinavians, widely regarded as Seattle's #1 polka band, have been around since May 17, 1995
Community Focus
Scandinavian
Location
Seattle
As a little boy, I loved stories and music, not much has changed in 60 + years. Now as a grandpa, I tell stories, sings songs and create puppet routines. Most of my work is with children. For over 45 years, I have been involved as an educator, and performer. I also do teacher’s workshops.
Community Focus
Scandinavian
Location
Seattle, WA
Nordiska is a group of folk dancers and musicians who perform pan-Scandinavian dancing and music. After performances we sometimes give group dance instruction, as well as costume presentations.
Community Focus
Scandinavian
Location
Tacoma, WA
The Scandinavian Cultural Center is dedicated to increasing and sharing knowledge of Scandinavian history and culture with the wider community of the Tacoma and South Puget Sound area.
Community Focus
Balkan, Scandinavian
Location
Shoreline, WA
International Folk Songs and Dance Music for all your special Occasions!
Community Focus
Scandinavian
Location
, WA
The WRA was established in 1975 to promote and preserve the art of Rosemaling. Some of our members are accomplished Rosemalers, but many more are beginning painters and individuals simply interested in learning more about Rosemaling and of course, just having fun!
Community Focus
Scandinavian
Location
Seattle, WA
The Scandinavian Language Institute offers language instruction classes to the general public in various levels of Norwegian, Swedish, and Danish.
Community Focus
Scandinavian
Location
Seattle
The Scandinavian Hour, a community staple for over a half a century in Seattle, is currently heard on KKNW 1150 on the AM dial. Tune in Saturday mornings to hear Scandinavian community news, information, and of course music! Accordion, fiddle, and dance music from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and even the Faroe Islands is regularly featured with modern music and banter. Join us!