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Sherri Richards, Published June 21 2010

Hjemkomst Festival celebrates Scandinavia

The Reykjavik Boys Choir, soprano Gudrun Ingimars and Chef Anders Ericssonn are a few of the featured Icelandic talents at this year’s Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival.

The celebration of all things Scandinavian will be Friday through Sunday at the Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave. N., Moorhead. Iceland is the featured country.

Other entertainers include fiddler Bud Larsen, pianist Glen Henriksen, Paul and Mary Wilson of Ole Olsson’s Orchestra and folk dancers.

A new addition is the Nordic 5K race, which will be held Saturday morning. Another new attraction is the Nordic Youth Choir.

Events for kids include building a volcano, crafts and face painting.

The festival’s hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (218) 299-5452 or visit www.nordiccultureclubs.org.

Here are other events happening in the region this week:


Readers can reach Forum reporter Sherri Richards at (701) 241-5556