The Scandinavian Cultural Society and the Danish House Society present
Leif Erikson Day Festival: Focus on Denmark
To honour Leif Erikson; to praise the contributions to Canada of people of Nordic descent; to promote the spirit of discovery
Date: Saturday October 5, 2019
Time: noon to 9pm
Info: Carolyn 778-228-2334 email@example.com
The Jens Munk Expedition 400th Anniversary.
in 1619 the Danish sea captain Jens Munk set out to find the Northwest Passage. After a year of terrible hardship and death in Hudson’s Bay, only three men made it back to Denmark to tell their tale. Leif Erikson Festival 2019 will honour Jens Munk’s story of tragedy and triumph.
Free admission. Please join us for stories, presentations, informal dinner and film.