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SWEA Swedish Christmas Market: Harbourfront November 25-26, 2017

Catch a great Swedish film at the European Film Festival! November 9 to 23, 2017.

Be sure to check out Holy Mess at this year’s EUFF, showing Sunday, November 19, 2017 6:00 PM

Original Title: En underbar jävla jul
Country: Sweden
Director: Helena Bergström
Cast: Maria Lundqvist, Robert Gustafsson, Anton Lundqvist
Genre: Comedy
Language: Swedish
Runtime: 118 minutes
Release Date: 2015

Synopsis: A young couple, Simon and Oscar, together with their girlfriend, Cissi, have bought a house outside Stockholm. One room has top priority: the nursery, because Cissi is expecting. But who is the father – Simon or Oscar? Nevertheless, come what may, they’re going to start a family. They haven’t revealed the secret to their families yet but what better time to disclose the truth than Christmas night?

You can also catch other great European films during the Festival which runs from Thursday, November 9 to Thursday, November 23, 2017.
See the full schedule at the site: www.euffto.com

ROM Event: The rich culinary heritage of Scandinavia (Feb 6, 2018)

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Reception to follow

Join Michelin star chef Magnus Nilsson for a delectable discussion on the rich culinary heritage of Scandinavia. As head chef of the world renowned restaurant Fäviken, Nilsson has made it a point to work within the confines of the seasons of Northern Sweden; whether it be fishing and hunting nearby or harvesting and preserving produce.

Find out his fascinating approach to the ever-changing menu unique to the Scandinavian terroir.

Please note that Chef Nilsson will not be providing the reception menu.

Other special sessions have already sold out, so click here to get your tickets now!

Part of the VIKINGS! The Exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum.

1st annual Swedish Heritage Night with the Toronto Marlies, Dec 16, 2017

The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce is proud to support Swedish Heritage Night with the Toronto Marlies, the AHL Affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Come out and enjoy exciting high-quality hockey along with great entertainment before and during the game. Bring your family and friends.

Matt Pullen, Toronto Marlies and SCCC Chairman Lars Ruuth with son at the Toronto Marlies vs. Charlotte Checkers game on Oct 22, 2017.

“I attended a recent Marlies game and was very impressed by the whole experience. Of course, the hockey was great, and so was the excitement in the stands. There was lots of entertainment and activities before and during the game creating a really fantastic event – at a very reasonable cost! If you have not been to a game recently – come see for yourself how great it is. Hope you will join us on Dec 16th!” — Lars Ruuth, Chairman SCCC

Pre-game entertainment from the Swedish Cultural Community:
3.00 P.M. – 4.00 P.M
Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose:  
4.00 P.M. – 6.00 P.M.

The Ricoh Coliseum is located on the CNE grounds (Click for directions) and is easily accessible by TTC, Go Train (Exhibition GO Station), or car. Parking is available for a $15 flat fee.

VIKINGS! Royal Ontario Museum: Nov 4, 2017 – Apr 2, 2018

VIKINGS: The Exhibition

Explore the myths and stereotypes of this ancient culture in VIKINGS: The Exhibition, presented by investment dealer Raymond James Ltd. Offering a fresh and contemporary look into the Viking Age, VIKINGS is an extraordinary window into the lifestyle, religion, and daily lives of these legendary explorers, artisans, and craftspeople.

Encounter objects rarely displayed outside of Scandinavia in this compelling exhibition that challenges the perceptions of the Viking Age through hundreds of objects, as well as interactive and immersive experiences.

Save 20% off ROM admission.
Buy your tickets at www.rom.on.ca and
use promo code: SCCC

Also see: The rich culinary heritage of Scandinavia, with Michelin star chef Magnus Nilsson at the ROM, Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 pm.