Sponsored by the American Scandinavian Heritage Foundation
- OUR SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL -
July 20, 21, 22, 2018
Jamestown Community College, Jamestown NY


Festival Overview Performers Special Events Lectures Vendors Scandinavian Food
Program Lineup Volunteer! Exhibits Maps & Area Attractions Photo Album Ticket Info


Entertainment Schedule

Friday - July 20

4:30 PMSvenska Spelmän
5:30 PMSchottis Instruction Workshop with Jeanne Eriksson Andersen
6:00 PMOpening Ceremonies
6:15 PMViking Chorus
6:45 PMThule Lodge Swedish Adult Folk Dance Team with Svenska Spelmän
7:30 PMOskar Stenmark Jazz Trio
8:30 PMSmorgasbandet

Saturday - July 21

10:00 AMWaltz and Polka Instruction Workshop with Jeanne Eriksson Andersen, Decorate Midsummer Pole
11:00 AMMidsummer Celebration - Procession of Midsummer Pole and Community Ring Dances
12:15 PMHardanger Fiddle - Sue Tillotson
12:30 PMThule Lodge Swedish Children's Folk Dance Team
1:00 PMSvenska Spelmän with Thule Lodge Swedish Adult Folk Dance Team
2:30 PMOskar Stenmark Jazz Trio
3:30 PMVasa Voices
4:00 PMSmorgasbandet
5:00 PMScandinavian Trivia Contest
6:00 PMSchottis Instruction Workshop with Jeanne Eriksson Andersen
6:30 PMSvenska Spelmän
7:00 PMOskar Stenmark Jazz Trio
8:00 PMCombined Bands - Smorgasbandet, Oskar Stenmark, Svenska Spelmän, Smorgasbandet to Close

Sunday - July 22

11:00 AMSvenska Spelmän
12:00 NoonOskar Stenmark Jazz Trio
1:00 PMSmorgasbandet
2:00 PMPresentation by Ulf Mårtensson - "Swedish American in the 21 st Century"
3:00 PMSwedish Folk Dance Mass



Lecture Schedule

Friday - July 20, 2018

5-5:45 PM:Swedish - An Introduction by Jeffrey Kroon
6:45-7:40 PM:Viking Drum and Bugle Corps by Dave "Skipp" Axelson

Saturday - July 21, 2018

1-1:50 PM:Folk Costumes by Sonja Pascatore and Dr. Julie Boozer
2-2:50 PM:Finding Your Swedish Ancestors: A Beginning Lesson on Genealogy Research by Janet Wahlberg, Volunteer Genealogical Assistant at the Fenton History
3-3:50 PM:Jamestown is Still Swedish! by a panel of local Swedish merchants who successfully produce and sell authentic Swedish foods and delightful Scandinavian merchandise.
4-4:50 PM:Grattis på födelsedagen, Ingmar Bergman! by Dr. Wesley Boozer
5-5:50 PM:Will Sweden As We Know It Prevail? by Ulf Mårtensson
6-6:50 PM:Why the Vikings Came to North America by Milton Franson

Sunday - July 22, 2018

12-12:50 PM:Why the Vikings Came to North America by Milton Franson
1-1:50 PM:Grattis på födelsedagen, Ingmar Bergman! by Dr. Wesley Boozer
2-2:50 PM:Simply Swedish - An Introduction by Jeffrey Kroon
2-2:50 PM:(in the Main Tent) Swedish American in the 21st Century by Ulf Mårtensson






Festival Overview Performers Special Events Lectures Vendors Scandinavian Food
Program Lineup Volunteer! Exhibits Maps & Area Attractions Photo Album Ticket Info

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