Welcome to the 19th annual


A celebration of Scandinavian and Scandinavian/American folk music here in northern Minnesota.











                    Nisswa-stämman #19  is now history  
Next year is our 20th anniversary and will be very special.
                     Do NOT miss it - June 7 & 8, 2019
Nisswa-stämman 2018 basic info page - read the details about the festival

Live audio stream of the Friday concert and the Sat festival
Festival Schedule for 2018 - Newly minted!
Performers for 2018 - it's another amazing year!!
Nisswa-stämman Workshops 2018 - the page is now up and running!
Smörgåsbord !  new this year..  reserve tickets ahead of time! Catered by
our fantastic local restaurant Prairie Bay. Call the Nisswa Chamber to reserve your
seat 218-963-2620
Our Poster for 2018 is ready! - view heredownload high res for printing here

Our special "Janet Hill" poster is ready too! - view and download here
Contact Information page  or write to:    nisswastamman@gmail.com
Interested in Volunteering?  - read about possibilities and email us here
Nisswa-stämman Pics - 2010 - 2017
Nisswa-stämman Youtube Page - watch performances from the festival
Nisswa-stämman Facebook Page - stay in touch with participants all year round
Multi-year Handout - this handout has stämma dates from 2015 to 2018.
About Nisswa-stämman - tells about the origin of the festival.
Niswa-stämman happens Rain or Shine! - Rain site info here 

You can fly into Brainerd - link to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

Need a place to stay? Check out our camping and hotel page for some ideas.

How to Get Here gives maps and directions to the various event locations and also gives distances from some major cities to Nisswa, MN.

Downtown Nisswa Map - A close-up of event sites in Nisswa and Pequot Lakes

Nisswa Area Map - A look at event locations in Nisswa area

Lakeland Public TV segment  our local PBS affiliate covered our festival
We put up the Allspel stage cover!  courtesy of Anderson Family Foundation
Stage Covering Project - shots from the shop preparation process
Consolidated Photo page.. 2001 - 2009, lots of memories here

Testimonials - read what people are saying about our festival.

This is fun!.. the Schedules of Sat. Night Dances 2000 - 2008

magazine article by Morten Høirup about Nisswa-stämman 2007. Translated into English by Maryann and Robert Eliason

Great article about Nisswa-stämman in the Norseman Magazine - published in Sept, 05 written by Kari Grønningsæter

Nisswa Information gives an overview of the event's host community and surrounding area and provides links to local amenities.

Our Scandinavian Heritage provides a background regarding the settlement of Scandinavian immigrants in Minnesota and the culture they brought along to the "new land."

Scandinavian Folk Music offers some background into the music that you will experience during Nisswa-stämman.

Scand Links - Explore other folk music resources on the net.

Legion Club Dance Poster 2010 with a nice photo by John Erickson
2015 Poster   2011 Color Poster   2010 Color Poster   2007 Color Poster 

2006 Color Poster   2006 B & W Poster

2005 official Program  2004 official Program

Sponsors Page thank you! thank you! thank you! to these folks who care enough to give of their time and/or money to make our stämman "fly".

Official Front Page this is the 'official' front door to our website.

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