Peer Gynt Baking Day was better than ever in December…more participants, enthusiasm and best of all, more cookies! Krum Kake, Sandbakkels, Kringla, and Pepperkaker were the special treats. Our grateful thanks to parents for supervision. Advertisements Continue reading Baking Day Success
Make sure to stop by and admire the incredible creations on display at Norway House! See how many local buildings you can recognize, and vote for your favorite. The display will be up through January 8. More info here Continue reading Gingerbread Extravaganza @Norway House
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
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!
Mrs. Stow has published a new schedule for the 2016-2017 school year. Click on the Schedule tab above or find it here. New members welcome! Boys and girls ages 7-17 are eligible to join. Dancers need to have a sponsoring parent or parents, who join Synnove-Nordkap, Sons of Norway St. Paul. See you soon! Continue reading Welcome back!
Three Peer Gynt Dancers enjoyed time at Skogfjorden, a Norwegian language camp run by Concordia Language Villages. It’s magical summer camp: daily adventures, wonderful staff, great friendships, delicious food. They come home singing and speaking Norwegian and begging to return the next summer. Synnøve Nordkap Lodge awarded generous scholarships to our junior lodge members and we are grateful for their help making these enriching experiences … Continue reading Tusen Takk!
Wow! Festival is this Saturday. Here are some handy reminders: Peer Gynt lines up in the order of the Seksmansril groups, although that is the second dance after the huge circle of Klappdans. Remember that the Klappdans music has been shortened to two choruses – one clapping, the second time shaking finger at partner. Seksmansril is the regular length. Remind the group leaders to form their circle mid-stage to the back so … Continue reading Festival of Nations Info
The Dragon Harald Fairhair (Viking ship) is planning its next expedition, this time to the States! They’ll make it as far as DuLoot! No dates yet, but a road trip might be required in September, whenever they’re here. http://www.drakenexpeditionamerica.com/route/ Watch this video to see an interview with the main project leader. They published job openings for 16 volunteers and got 4000 apps! https://hnytt.no/2016/01/07/4-000-kjemper-plass-pa-draken/ Watch more … Continue reading The Vikings are Coming!
UPDATE: High Speed Knitting underway: This year we have been working to earn one of two cultural skills pins: knitting or carving. There is more information on the Sons of Norway website. Your dancers should have packets in their folders explaining what they need to submit to document their creations. Please help them finish up. April 9th will be our last session to work on … Continue reading Earn those cultural skills pins!