13TH ANNUAL NISSWA-STÄMMAN INFO PAGE 2012
Nisswa-stämman Scandinavian Folk Music Festival, June 8 & 9, 2012, features over 100 folk musicians performing on 3 stages, day-long dancing opportunities on two dance floors, dance instruction, a cultural children's activity/performance tent, and great Scandinavian food...all under the shade of the majestic Norway pines of the Nisswa Pioneer Village in Nisswa, Minnesota. We are going into the 13th year of the festival, and yet another special line up of award winning musicians from Scandinavia has been arranged. They include: Fiol Ministeriet, Denmark - fantastic trio of women on fiddles and cello; Syvers Orkester, Norway - award winning gammaldans group, awarded 2nd place in the 2010 Landsfestivalen i gammeldansmusikk in Norway; Perras ensemble, Norway - top flight and fun loving button accordion group; Anders & Maria Larsson, Sweden - two of Sweden's most versatile folkmusicians; Torbjörn & Pär Näsbom, Sweden - master musicians on nyckelharpa and fiddle; USA groups and individuals appearing include Ross and Barton Sutter, Kip Peltoniemi, Finnish/American duo Kaivama, Loretta Kelley, Skålmusik, the American Swedish Institute Spelmanslag, Twin Cities Nyckelharpalag, Hutenanny, Finn Hall Band and about a zillion others!
For more information contact Paul Wilson, 218 764 2994 email@example.com http://www.nisswastamman.org/
Basic Nisswa-stamman 2012 schedule:
10 am - 3 pm - Scandinavian music and dancing workshops, Nisswa area, open to public. There is a fee involved. Email Janet Hill for information at: firstname.lastname@example.org
7 pm - Gala Opening Sampler concert, Lutheran Church of the Cross, Nisswa, $15/person. All tickets available only at the door. Sales start at 6 pm.
9:30 pm - 1 am - old time dance featuring several bands. Nisswa American Legion Club, Nisswa, Mn.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nisswa-stämman Festival (Nisswa Pioneer Village) $10 - adults/ $1 - children 15 and under. All tickets available only at the gate.
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 pm - Smörgåsbord (Nisswa American Legion, Nisswa) $15 - Tickets available on Friday night and Saturday at the events.
7 pm - 1 am - Old time dance featuring even more bands than Friday night. Nisswa American Legion Club, Nisswa, Mn.
For more information visit the web page at http://www.nisswastamman.org/ , or contact Paul Wilson, 218 764 2994 email@example.com
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