American-Scandinavian Foundation’s Spring Gala will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at the Metropolitan Club in New York. We are delighted to announce that His Excellency Guðni Th. Jóhannesson (elected 6th President of Iceland in 2016), will attend the Gala as our Guest of Honor, as we pay tribute to the Centenary of Icelandic independence and sovereignty.
(H.E. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson)
Our program will include the presentation of the ASF Distinguished Public Service Award to The LEGO Group, the Danish company whose products and Scandinavian approach to learning through play has influenced generations of children all over the world. The ASF Niels Poulson Award will be presented to Bård Bunaes, a dedicated Trustee since 1997. Bard has served in a number of capacities over the last twenty years, including as Chairman from 2006-2009, Treasurer since 2012 and Vice-Chairman for Norway.
Reservations made before March 15th will be included in the Gala Committee listing.