Welcome to the 9th annual


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

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Nisswa-Stämman 2008 Performer's Wrap Sheet

Visiting Scandinavian groups:

Jensen & Bugge - Dynamic Danish Duo on Accordion & Fiddle

SweDance Fiddlers - Fiddlers team from Stockholm, Sweden

Sølvberg & Plassen - Masters on Hardingfele & Accordion - Norway

North American performers:

The Berntsons - w/ Loretta Kelley, Andrea Hoag & Charlie Pilzer

Folk Orkestras:

American Swedish Institute Spelmanslag

Twin Cities Hardingfelelag

Twin Cities Nyckelharpalag

Skål Klubben


Ensembles and Solos:

Finn Hall - hot Finnish dance ensemble

Saana - Finnish female vocal quartet

Tulla - great interpretive Nordic music from Decorah, Ia.

Olle Olsson's Oldtime Orkestra - Olle's getting older every day!

Skålmusik - North woods gammaldans quintet\

Minnesota Scandinavian Ensemble - a legend in the Gopher state.

Kip Peltoniemi - Finnish accordion playing raconteur

Karen Solgård - Norwegian Hardingfele

Duane Swanson - old time Accordion

ASI Lilla spelmanslag -the next generation of Swedish fiddlers

Paul Wilson and Mary Abendroth

Mary Hegge & Carol Sersland - langeleik and voice

Uffda - don't even ask

Paul Dahlin & friends - a Swedish fiddling tradition in Minnesota

Arne Salli - Finnish frog-man from Wausau, Wi.

Namnlös - the nameless quartet from the twin cities

Remembering Finn Hall - family band from Duluth

Ross Sutter - Swedish folk songs

Mary Hegge & Carol Sersland - Norwegian Langeleik & Song

Valorie Arrowsmith - Children's tent

Rose Arrowsmith - Children's tent

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