March 2008 - The Danish Club in Brisbane, Australia

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March 2008 - The Danish Club in Brisbane, Australia

Den Danske Forening

Heimdal’s Medlemsblad

March 2008

Newsletter for The Danish Association Heimdal - Established 1872

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THE DANISH ASSOCIATION: “HEIMDAL” Inc.

36 AUSTIN STREET NEWSTEAD QLD 4006

PHONE: 07 3252 1125 www.danishclubbrisbane.org

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Contributions

All emails to the editor and other material

to be published must be received by the

10 th of the month. We will endeavour to

publish all material submitted but reserve

the right to determine the suitability of the

material to be published. Any material

published does not necessarily reflect the

opinion of the Danish Club or the Editor.

Editor:

Ulla Uhlott & Sandy Uhlott-Hagen

115 Kirra rd,

Maroochy River, QLD 4561

Ph (07) 5446 6328

Email: hansen225@optusnet.com.au

From the Editors:

Kær Medlemmer af Heimdal vi

ønsker all de nye og gamle venner

vellkommen

Heimdal lægger ud med det helt

store kolde bord. hope to see you

there. 2008 will be a year full of

new and exciting things.

Photo by Alan Przybylak

Please note:

The Danish Function is

usually on the 2 nd Saturday

of the month.

Café Danmark is usually on

the 4 th Friday of the month.

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Future Functions

Påske Bord Smørebrød 8-3-08

Café Danmark 28-3-08

Film night 12-4-08

Café Danmark 25-4-08

Fashion Parade 14-6-08

Café Danmark 27-6-08

Vinter Fest Smørebrød 12-7-08

Café Danmark 25-7-08

NEW MEMBERS:

Gert Vincent & Denise Margaret Johnsson

Jørgen & Pauline Gullestrup

Finn Plaugh

Lone Schmidt & Søren Holmark

Welcome

Webmaster: Aage Christoffersen

18 Boardman Street

Kallangur, QLD 4503

Ph (07) 3204 5761

Skype: lydatronic

E-mail: aage@tpg.com.au

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Smorgasbord – Det Store Kolde Bord

Saturday 8 March 2008

Your friendly committee is ready to cook up a storm.

Date: Saturday 8 March 2008

Time:

6:30 for 7 pm start

Cost:

$ 35.00 for members

$ 40.00 non-members

Entertainment:

Phil Burrel 80’s, 90’s music

All tickets must be booked & pre-paid by Monday 3 March.

Payment by cheque to treasurer: Direct credit payment:

Lone Schmidt Suncorp BSB 484 799

24 Ashley Road Account 02 495 1468

Chermside West QLD 4032 Payment details: 8-3-08, name & membership No.

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Café DANMARK

Friday the 28 of March starting at 6.00pm

Thank you, to everyone that puts effort in that makes our Café night a success.

It is fantastic to see so many new and old faces.

Smørrebrød 3 stk. $ 10.00

Hot Dogs $ 3.50

Danish Pastries/ Wienerbrød $ 3.50

Coffee and Tea is free

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Guest chefs, Guest helpers and DVD's.

We can always a little bit of help with our functions and Cafe Danmark.

Is there a day available in your calendar, where you can help? You might have some

exceptional cooking skills, maybe you have a knack for folding serviettes (Origami), setting

tables up, have a good connection to someone who sells flowers, sell raffle tickets etc

Please come and see us, and we can organise something.

Have you got some Danish DVD's and CD's, that you are happy to share, then bring them in,

please.

Please see Alan at the bar, who coordinates our entertainment.

Also if you have art and craft, creative items you want to sell we can organize a stall.

Ring Alf Berg Ph: (07) 3389 2034

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Get all your Danish Baked Goodies from Britt’s Bakery at Café DANMARK

4th Friday of each month

Authentic Danish Pastry & Organic Bread Products

Kringler, Smørtærter, kanel stænger, Birkes, Runstykker, fuldkorns rugbrød,

Kransekage konfekt, småkager, Knækbrød, og bagerens dårlige øje.

For information, order forms and delivery details, go to our website: www.brittsdanishdelight.com.au

Unit 5/10 Energy Crescent, Molendinar Qld 4214 Ph: 07 5571 6881 Fax: 07 5571 6947

Email: order@brittsdanishdelight.com.au

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The new cupboards in the kids room has been installed, it is looking great. If any one

has a play station or X-box they no longer use, we would love the obtain it (It has to be

in good working order). We are also looking for children’s DVD’s. If you have anything

that you think, would be great for the play room, we would love to hear from you.

Please call Lone on 3822 4476.

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Study & Stay in Australia?

Your door to the best in Australian Education & Training….

We are Danes, with a strong background in both Danish and Australian education & training.

Though we work with people from any country, we run some especially exciting programs

between Denmark and Australia, including:

• Guiding would-be migrants to courses for recognition in 60-Point occupations

• Assisting students enter the very best course, school/college/university for their needs

• Study Tours – customised to meet the particular needs of the Danish

schools/colleges/universities

• Semester Study Abroad – individuals or classes come to undertake one semester of

study, and get credit back into their secondary school/undergraduate programs in

Denmark

• Placing students into workplaces in Australia for Occupational Training, which is part

of their studies in Denmark

• Consulting services for Danish institutions wishing to establish links with Australian

partners.

We’d be delighted to assist you in any of these areas. Please do not hesitate to contact us:

Riborg Andersen riborg@studyinaustralia.com.au Ph: 07-5442 9588

Joern Christoffersen jjc@studyinaustralia.com.au Ph. 07-54739917

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IAE Study in Australia Pty Ltd

ABN 18 080 075 636

www.studyinaustralia.com.au


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All the

children had

a fun and

wonderful

time at

fastelavn !


News from the Danish Folkdance Group ‘Heimdal” Inc.

After a well earned break through December and January the Danish Folkdancers met

again to start a whole new year of dancing in the Danish Club, happy and refreshed.

As always our dance year commenced with an Annual General Meeting and election of

office bearers. True to form we did all of that on Friday 1 February 2008 and with Lis and

Tom Larsen leading us we are now ready to conquer the dance floor yet again.

Slightly more structure has been brought to our dancing this year as Lis will attempt to

teach us new dances at the beginning of each of our Friday evenings and only after the

most important event, the coffee break, (sorry Lis), do we dance our most favourite and

older dances which we know by heart. New dances can sometimes equal brainteasers, but

we soldier on with Lis at the helm and will have much fun in the months to come.

Last year a group of our dancers went to New Zealand and participated in the biannual

Scandinavian Gathering in Christchurch. There is a Danish folkdance group in Auckland who

has visited us here in Brisbane and they met up with our dancers of course and much

dancing and dining was participated in as well as partaking in the organised festivities

during the Gathering.

In 2009 two trips are in the planning stages for our group, as ‘Nordlek’, the Scandinavian

Festival of Folkdancers is being held in Finland, and there is much interest amongst the

Group’s members to attend. In the summer of 2006 some of our dancers went to Sweden

and attended “Nordlek” there and had a fabulous time.

The other event coming up in 2009 and will create a lot of planning too, is the Biannual

Festival in New Zealand, this time held in Auckland, where interested folkdancers from our

Group will also attend.

We celebrated our 15 th year as a folkdance group last year in August and arranged a great

party to commemorate the occasion. We all love our folkdancing, but also the wonderful

social aspects of it.

It could probably also be proven scientifically that we lose weight doing Danish folkdancing,

it is certainly vigorous enough, but we will keep that to ourselves!

Cheers for now from the Danish Folkdancers.

Jytte

Attention!!! Heimdal

If you are a excellent organizer, do you have a great

ideas for the future Heimdal then we would love you to be

apart of the committee. We would appreciate new faces

within the club organization.

Contact the president Alf Berg:

Ph (07) 3389 2034

E-mail: alfberg@bigpond.com

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Nyttige Adresser:

Royal Danish Embassy

15 Hunter Street

Yarralumla, ACT 2600

Phone: (02) 6270 5333

Fax: (02) 6270 5324

Email: cbramb@um.dk

Monday-Friday 9.00-4.30 info on import/export

Monday-Friday 10.00-12.00 konsulære

Danish Church in Australia

Pastor Jesper Engholm

P.O. Box 344

Pennant Hills, NSW 2114

Phone: (02) 9980 8223

Fax: (02) 9980 8209

Email:Info@danishchurchaustralia.org.au

Web: http://www.danishchurchaustralia.org.au/

Swedes Down under Club Inc.

The Secretary

Swedes Down Under Club Inc.

PO Box 521, Carina Qld 4152

Email: polarisc1@optusnet.com.au

Swiss Club

36 Austin st,

Newstead, QLD 4006

PO Box 10 Wellers Hill,

QLD 4121

PH: 0500 811291

www.swiss.org.au

Norwegian Club of Qld Inc.

P.O. Box 2277

New Farm, Qld 4005

President: Alf Andreassen

Phone: (07) 3889 3745

Mobile: (04) 0570 0153

Web: www.ncq.asn.au

See www.danishclubbrisbane.org

For Danish and Scandinavian groups around the

world and to some Danish websites.

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Application for Membership to

THE DANISH ASSOCIATION "HEIMDAL" Inc., BRISBANE

Applicant First Name, Surname

Occupation

Place of birth and/or connection with Denmark

Date of birth

Mobile Phone

Partner First Name, Surname

Occupation

Place of birth and/or connection with Denmark

Address – Street

Town / Suburb / Postcode

Date of birth

Mobile Phone

Home Phone

Fax

e-mail address

1, Childs Name Date of birth

2. Childs Name Date of birth

3. Childs Name Date of birth

4. Childs Name Date of birth

Hereby apply for admission as Fee per year tick one

Ordinary Member(s) receiving newsletter (must be of Danish $50.00

decent)

Associate Member(s) not receiving newsletter $25.00

Associate Member(s) receiving newsletter $50.00

Of the Danish Association "Heimdal" Inc. and if selected I (vi) promise to obey Rules and By-Laws.

I declare that the above information is correct.

(Signed) ................................................................................. ......................200…..........

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COMMITTEE's REMARKS

Proposer Seconder Date Accepted

Fee of $……..…Cash / Cheque

Paid on Recorded Receipt number

Please make cheques payable to "Heimdal" and post to:

Lone Lambourne

3 Dartmouth Court, Birkdale, QLD 4159

Ph (07) 3822 4476

E-mail: raylone@bigpond.net.au

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President:

The Committee 2007/08

Committee Member:

Alf Berg

Ph (07) 3389 2034

E-mail: alfberg@bigpond.com

Britt Christiansen

Ph(07) 5596 1503

E-mail:

Osalle4@bigpond.net.au

Vice President:

Alan Przybylak

Mobile: 04 0269 1435

E-mail:

aprzbyl@bigpond.net.au

Committee Member:

Peter Hansen

Ph (02) 6680 3574

E-mail:

wagner_ph@hotmail.com

Secretary:

Flemming Brinkmann

Ph (07) 5463 4468

Membership Officer:

Lone Lambourne

Ph (07) 3822 4476

E-mail:

raylone@bigpond.net.au

Committee Member:

Nina Nielsen

Ph(07) 3267 0654

E-mail:

ninanielsen@optusnet.com.au

Committee Member:

Mai-Britt Mortensen

Ph (07) 3857 2004

E-mail:

almai@optusnet.com.au

Committee Member:

Benny Uhlott

Ph(07) 5446 6328

E-mail:

hansen225@optusnet.com.au

Committee Member:

Roy Schack

Ph(07) 3391 5788

E-mail:

furniture@royschack.com

Treasurer:

Lone Schmidt

holmark.schmidte@bigpond.c

om

Committee Member:

Soren Holmark

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