Monthly Archives: May 2014

Syttende Celebrations in the US… time to wear your Norwegian bunad…find one and join the celebration

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Claimed to be the largest May 17th Celebration in the US is in

Stoughton, Wisconsin

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Syttende-Mai-Festival-of-Stoughton-WI/190995927600569

Dancers from Stoughton Wisconsin

dancers

bunad show

42 Annual Norse Costume Style Show on May 17th

at 2:30 PM in Stoughton, Wi

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DC picnic

dc big event

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california

One of the biggest parades in the country will be in Ballard, Washington

it starts at 6:00 PM on Saturday May 17th see the link below to get the parade route and all the info

ballard

https://www.17thofmay.org/parade.html

A parade in the east for Syttende Mai over 60 years running is in Brooklyn this year it will be

on Sunday May 18th at 1:30 PM

Parade in Brooklyn

http://www.may17paradeny.com/

DAC

Norwegian Seamen’s Church in New York City

on Saturday May 17th starting at 12:00 noon 52nd Street see link below:

http://sjomannskirken.no/new-york/aktuelt/2014/03/17mai-i-new-york/

read about Norwegians in the NYC area at the link listed below:

http://niahistory.org/SR.Summer10-Norway.pdf

If you have other May 17th Celebrations you would like to have listed here send me a message and I will post them…..

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