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Swedish Midsummer Festival

STATUS: This event will occur as scheduled.
WHERE: Wagner Park
WHEN: June 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Details

Enjoy this unique celebration of the summer solstice. Learn traditional Swedish folk dances from Barnklubben Elsa Rix and join in lively dance around the Midsummer pole. Make wreaths from beautiful flowers representing those in bloom on the solstice in Sweden. Enjoy a parade, children’s games, and Swedish delicacies. Traditional music by Paul Dahlin and fiddlers from the American Swedish Insitute in Minneapolis. Dances led by Ross Sutter, Scandinavian folklorist. Special guest in 2018, the musicians of the Dalarnas Fiddlers Association, perform traditional Swedish folk music from their province.

For more information, visit  www.nycmidsummer.com.

Swedish Midsummer Festival is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Sweden, New York.