Scandinavia-Related Links

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Travel Information

Real Scandinavia: The Insider’s Guide to Travel in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Beyond

New England

Danish Society of Massachusetts -A local cultural organization for Danes and other Danish speakers.

Finlandia Foundation of Boston – An local chapter of a national organization for Finnish-Americans and others with an interest in Finnish culture and society.

Finnish American Heritage Society of Maine – Based in West Paris, Maine, this organization is dedicated to preserving Finnish heritage, celebrating Finnish culture and educating the community about Finnish customs.

Icelandic Society of Boston -An organization for Icelanders in the Boston area.

Sons of Norway Lodge #506 -A local organization for people with an interest in Norway and Norwegian culture.

Stämbandet -A choir devoted to the vocal heritage of Scandinavia, performing in all of the Scandinavian languages.

SWEA Boston -A local chapter of SWEA International for Swedish and Swedish-speaking women.

Vasa Order -An organization for people of Scandinavian descent with lodges around the world.

Elsewhere in the United States

The American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York, NY – A foundation promoting Scandinavian culture within the United States.

American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, PA – The oldest Swedish museum in the U.S., founded in 1926 and dedicated to preserving and promoting Swedish and Swedish-American cultural heritage and traditions.

American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN – A cultural center and museum highlighting contemporary Swedish and Nordic culture along with the Scandinavian history of the area.

Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA -A museum and cultural center honoring the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries.

Norwegian-American Foundation, Minneapolis, MN -A foundation that works to further cooperation among Norwegian-American organizations and to strengthen ties between Norway and the people of North America.

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