See Norway’s Tinndølan Youth Dancers!

This Sunday,  July 30   Saint Olav’s Day Tinndølan, award-winning young performers of Norwegian folk dance and music  from Telemark, Norway, will participate in the Norwegian “Folkemusikkmesse” at 11 a.m. at Mindekirken in Minneapolis and continue with a full performance at 1 p.m., following a lunch break. Don’t miss the chance to see these amazing dancers!   Continue reading See Norway’s Tinndølan Youth Dancers!

Congratulations, Mae!

Peer Gynt Dancer Awarded Lund Fund Scholarship Corrie Knudson (left) of the Sons of Norway Foundation congratulated Mae Hovland during a performance by the Peer Gynt Dancers at  the Synnøve Nordkap Lodge meeting April 11 2017. Photo: Ron Stow. Mae Hovland, a graduating senior who has danced with our group for 11 years, will get an extra boost during her year in Japan next year thanks … Continue reading Congratulations, Mae!

Language Camp Scholarship Deadline Feb 15

One of the nicest perks of participating in our Youth Lodge is the chance to attend high-quality language immersion camps thanks to generous scholarships from our  Synnøve Nordkap Lodge. Eligible campers can receive funding from our District as well as our Lodge. Here are the steps: Find the camp that’s right for you. We have two choices: the Concordia Language Villages Norwegian camp in Bemidji called … Continue reading Language Camp Scholarship Deadline Feb 15

Make your plans for Skogfjorden

Opportunities abound to experience the magic of Norway in the north woods of Minnesota.  NEW PROGRAM  AT CONCORDIA LANGUAGE VILLAGES for Adults This is our First-time-ever Nordic Holiday Workshop December 09–11, 2016   $225  For one weekend in December, Skogfjorden, the Norwegian Language Village, will transform into your holiday paradise.  From the evening of Friday, December 9 to midday Sunday, December 11, Nordics will come together to … Continue reading Make your plans for Skogfjorden

European Christmas Market Performance!

  For the second year in a row the Peer Gynt Dancers will be performing at the European Christmas Market in downtown St. Paul at Union Depot. We will dance Sunday, December 11th at 1:00 p.m. Info about the Market: The enchanting European Christmas Market will come to St. Paul’s Union Depot East Plaza December 1-4 and 8-11, presenting an authentic replica of a traditional … Continue reading European Christmas Market Performance!