Allt för Sverige - Great Swedish Adventure
The Producers of the Swedish version of “American Idol” and “Minute to win it” are coming to the U.S. to find fun, outgoing Americans with Swedish ancestry to participate in their new reality television series “Allt för Sverige”
American Swedish Institute
The American Swedish Institute is a vibrant arts & cultural center and museum. The historic Turnblad Mansion first became home to the organization in 1929.
Bishop Hill, Illinoois - Founded 1846
In 1846, a group of Swedish immigrants seeking religious freedom left their native land under the guidance of their charismatic spiritual leader, Erik Jansson. The site for their new utopia was later called Bishop Hill,
Chapel in the Hills - Rapid City, South Dakota
Chapel in the Hills is an exact replica of the Borgund Stavkirke in Norway. There is a museum showing how Scandinavian immigrants might have lived and the gift Shop is located in an authentic Norwegian Stabbur.
To sustain both Finnish-American culture in the United States and the ancestral tie with Finland by raising funds for grants and scholarships, initiating innovative national programs and networking with local chapters.
Gammelgården Museum -
"Gammelgården" means Old Farm in Swedish. Here visitors can step back in history and experience the lives of early Swedish immigrants in the only open air museum devoted to Swedish immigration in the United States.
Lindsborg, Kansas - Little Sweden, USA
Midsummer's Festival - A national Swedish holiday celebrated with Swedish food, music, dancing, art, games and the raising of the Midsommarstång (Midsummer Pole).
New Sweden, Aroostook County, Maine
On July 23, 1870, a Swedish Colony was established by the State of Maine in the virgin forest of Aroostook County. Former US Consul in Sweden, William Widgery Thomas, Jr., went to Sweden, recruited the first 51 immigrants.
Scandinavian American festival
The Snoose Boulevard Festival was held in the Cedar-Riverside area from 1972 through 1977. In the late 19th century Cedar Avenue became known as "Snoose Boulevard", a nickname often given to the main street in Scandinavian communities.
Scandinavian Cultural Center of Santa Cruz
Mission: Promote an awareness of Nordic culture in Santa Cruz County – this includes the cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the Saami people. Also, preserve the Nordic traditions and heritage.
Scandinavian Heritage Association - Scandinavian Heritage Park, Minot, North Dakota
You'll find remembrances and replicas from each of the five Scandinavian Countries: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland. See a real grass roof Stabbur, a replica Stave Church, from Gol, Norway, and a 25 foot tall Swedish Dala Horse.
Stromsburg, Nebraska - The "Swede Capital of Nebraska,"
Located 100 miles west of Omaha, 20 miles north of Interstate 80 on the Pan-American Highway, Highway 81. Swedish Midsommar Festival - On the third full weekend in June of each year everyone in Stromsburg becomes Swedish at heart.
Swedish Council of America
Our mission is to support groups and individuals who promote knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Swedish heritage in American life and to strengthen cultural and educational ties between contemporary North America and Sweden.
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
Vesterheim is a national treasure that explores the diversity of American immigration through the lens of Norwegian-American experience. 502 W. Water St., Decorah, Iowa