Welcome to the 11th annual


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




Nisswa-Stämman 2010 Performers 

Visiting Scandinavian groups:

FÆRD - Denmark, trio on fiddle, bouzouki and sax, 

Polka Chicks Duo - Finland, accordion, fiddle, vocals

Geitungen - Norway, trio on fiddle, guitar, button accordion

Josefina Östling - Jämtland, Sweden..Swedish folk songs

Hans Ehrling / Kalle Eriksson - Swedish fiddlers

Folk Orkestras:

American Swedish Institute Spelmanslag

Twin Cities Hardingfelelag

Twin Cities Nyckelharpalag

Skål Klubben Spelmanslag


Ensembles and Solos:

Finn Hall  - historic Finnish American dance hall music

Tulla - great interpretive Nordic music from Decorah, Ia.

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

Skålmusik - North woods gammaldans quintet

Andrea Een - Norwegian Hardingfele

Loretta Kelley - Norwegian Hardingfele

Karen Solgård - Norwegian Hardingfele

Duane Swanson - old time Accordion

Paul Wilson & Mary Abendroth - poobahs and bottlewashers

Mary Hegge & Carol Sersland - langeleik and voice

Namnlös - the nameless trio from the twin cities

Ross Sutter - Swedish folk songs

Valorie Arrowsmith - and Josie Arrowsmith, Children's tent

Rose Arrowsmith-DeCoux - Children's tent

Uffda - no excuse for these guys... 

Paul Dahlin - a Swedish fiddling tradition in Minnesota

Arna Rennan - Norwegian folksongs, langeleik, guitar, accordion

Arne Salli - Finnish songs

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