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Sign up for Nisswa-stämman workshops

Sign up for Nisswa-stämman workshops

Nisswa-stämman instrumental, singing and dancing workshops are set for June 7.

If you have ever been interested in learning to play, sing or dance to Scandinavian folk music, this is a unique opportunity.

Each year, the Nisswa-stämman Scandinavian Folk Music Festival brings top level folk musicians from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark to Nisswa. They not only perform at the festival, but they also share their talents with students of all abilities on the day before the festival.

This year the workshops are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 7. There will be workshops in fiddling, both beginning and advanced; Swedish nyckelharpa; ensemble workshops where all instruments are welcome; Danish songs and the folk singing technique; Danish dancing; Finnish tango; and basic, easy-to-do, old-time couple dancing such as waltz, shottish and polka.

These workshops all require advance registration and there is a fee.

For more information, go to or contact Janet Hill at or 218-259-4090.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889