The Danish Canadian Society “Dania”
We are a social club for Danes and people of Danish descent in Edmonton and area
We come together for several cultural and social events each year
June 21–23, 2019
Edmonton Heritage Days
August 3–5, 2019
Fall Dinner + Dance
October 19, 2019
Did you know that you can now pay your Annual Membership dues on our website?
VISIT OUR BLOG
The Dannebrog (literally translated: Danish cloth) has a long tradition and an exciting history, celebrating its 800th anniversary in 2019, it’s one of the oldest flags in the world! The story of how and where the Danish people have received the flag: It was on June...
In Denmark, the celebration of the summer solstice is called Sankt Hans Aften ("St. John's Eve"). It was an official holiday until 1770, and in accordance with the Danish tradition of celebrating a holiday on the evening before the actual day, it takes place on the...
This year’s Annual Dania Campout was at Entwistle RV Campground just west of Edmonton. The weather and venue were both superb. Thank you to everyone that made this such a fun event! Villy Christensen: For organizing and directing the horseshoe tournament Frederikke...
EXPLORE OUR HISTORY + CULTURE
See photos of our past events. Learn more about Dania and our Danish customs. Maybe learn about our favourite drink, Akvavit or some facts about Denmark.
Whether you want to try your hand at making Danish food (Dansk mad) or have some recipes to share with us, you have come to the right place!
Find out more about the history of Dania in Edmonton + see photos of past and present Dania social functions. If you have any photos to add, please contact us.
VOLUNTEER WITH US!
Have you ever considered volunteering with Dania? If you want to, but not sure how you could help, please drop us a line and we’ll chat about it! Without volunteers for the Board of Directors and our events, there would be no Dania!! If you have ideas that you want to see come to fruition, please get involved.