Swedes dance in City Hall Rotunda. Photo: Ted Olsson

Swedes Celebrate the 1915 World’s Fair

Ted Olsson describes recent activities by San Francisco’s Swedish-American community to celebrate the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, including lectures at the newly renovated Swedish American Hall, and folk dancing at San Francisoc City Hall. ... Read More >

Year-long Citywide Centennial Celebration of 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) Officially Kicks Off February 21st with Free, Fun-Filled Community Day Festivities

San Francisco, Calif. (February 9, 2015) – Get Ready San Francisco Bay Area! The centennial celebration of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) officially kicks off the weekend of February 20th with three days filled with spectacular events, activities, exhibitions, historic light displays and entertainment for history buffs, innovators and families that will bring to life the spirit and innovation of the 1915 World’s Fair. ... Read More >