Northwest Danish Association (NWDA) is your connection to Denmark and Danish culture in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S.
We work to enrich community life experience through cross-cultural exchange and social outreach. Our events and programs put the spotlight on Denmark to showcase Danish society, culture, history, and innovation.
Become a member of NWDA for discounts on our programs and other membership perks:
Image: The annual Danish Community Picnic is Sunday, August 15th, 2021.
Our recent events!
Thank you for joining us for the 2021 Danish American Cultural Retreat (DACR)!
Danish Language Classes this Fall!
We are offering five Danish classes this Fall for all levels, from beginner to advanced. More information here.
National Danish Book Club
This fall a virtual National Book Club and Literary Event Series will be presented featuring English translations of books by Danish authors. Learn more here.
What people are saying about our programs:
“I really enjoyed making several new friends, eating the wonderful meal and hearing about the Danish people during WWII.”
-Leah R., Torsdagsklubben Attendee
“It was so enjoyable in many ways, the program was interesting and diverse, the speakers were engaging, but even more so, the atmosphere was fun and friendly.”
-Nina P., Danish American Cultural Retreat Attendee
EXPERIENCE DANISH CULTURE:
The Seattle Danish Center
The Northwest Danish Association headquarters are located in our office building in Seattle. The building is home to our Seattle Danish Center, where many of our events normally take place. We are located at 1833 N 105th Street, Seattle, WA 98133. Our offices are in Suite 101 and the Seattle Danish Center is Suite 205.
Our Danish Library
Over 2,000 books and films are available at the Seattle Danish Center. A Danish library is also available in Portland at NWDA’s Danebo center. Learn more about the libraries here.
The Summer Issue of The Little Mermaid Newsletter has been published. Read it online here.