SVEA Lodge #253-Indianapolis is one of 300 lodges of the Vasa Order of America, named after the Swedish King Gustav Vasa
Vasa lodges are located in Sweden, Canada and the United States.
Our mission to promote, preserve and celebrate the culture and heritage of the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland),
to interest the younger generation in the aims of the Vasa Order, and to encourage good fellowship and good citizenship.
SVEA Lodge #253 has nine regular meetings (with cultural program and refreshments) during the year
September through May, usually on the first Sunday afternoon of the month
We also celebrate Midsommar in June, Kraftskiva (Crayfish Party) in August, and Luciafest in December.
We are affiliated with Dens Norden, a folk dance group, and we offer Swedish language classes from time to time
We have 107 members and we welcome for membership anyone who has an interest in the Nordic countries. Our annual dues are $30 per person.
We meet at the Latvian Community Center
1008 West 64th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260