Here it is, a summery on what’s on for March 2020, with dates for your Nordic diary. From events and happenings to traditions and celebrations of the month. Highlights include arguably the most important day of the year, the international waffle day! xxx. Read on!
Nordic Events & Happenings in London
18th to 21st New Nordics Festival
New Nordics is a 4-day theatre festival in London showcasing the best new Nordic plays from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Tickets will go fast – get yours at cutthecordtheatre.com
28th Scandinavian Spring Market
The annual Spring market to celebrates Easter is a collaboration between Scan Group, the Finnish church and the Norwegian church. Stalls will be offering a variety of Scandinavian related goods, arts and crafts as well as Scandinavian foods. Head to Albion Street for a fun day out in London.
Traditions & Holidays
25th The Waffle Day
The Waffle Day is a tradition that is celebrated in Denmark, Sweden and Norway on the 25th of March, which is also the Swedish “Vårfrudagen” (Our Lady Day), upon which waffles are typically eaten. Scandinavian vafler/våfflor are heart-shaped, thinner and crispier than their Dutch equivalent, served with a dash of sour cream and marmelade or fresh berries. Norwegians will serve the waffle with traditional caramel tasting, brown goats cheese.
Leave a comment below with any event that might be missing from this overview. Next up is what’s on for April.