Protecting Wolves in Scandinavia

Wolves were introduced to Scandinavia in the 1980's in order to help with the natural balance. However there has been controversy on whether or not they have been inbred with dogs and are not fully Scandinavian wolves. To read more about the origins, history and...

Scandinavian Culture in Seattle

Scandinavian culture is booming in popularity lately. Seattle for one is one of the cities where you can find it! Some Scandinavians specifically moved to the west because the terrain reminded them of home. The history of the Scandinavian culture is rich and in this...

STA Viking Fest 2019

STA Viking Fest 2019

Come join the Scandinavian Trade Association (STA) in celebrating Viking Culture and Heritage at the Pinellas Pioneer Settlement in the heart of Saint Petersburg, FL on February 9th and 10th from 10 am to 5 pm. The day will be full of family fun & games. Enjoy...

STA Elections

Ever think of running for office?  Okay , not Governor or Senator but how about helping run the Scandinavian Trade Association. That's right you have the chance to run for President or any office on the Board of Directors - you can help us by taking on this challenge...

Waes hael! Drinc hael!

Waes hael! Be well! That’s an expression you’d hear a lot if you lived in the Danelaw, the part of Britain that was saturated with Norse law and customs between 850 and 1050 A.D. The response from your cheery companions would be Drinc hael! meaning Drink and be healthy!