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NATIONAL AND REGIONAL EVENTS


2016

June 21-25. National Convention in the Chicago area.

Tuesday, 6/21, afternoon. CHF Members' Meeting.
Tuesday, 6/21, night. Opening night reception and program.
Wed. and Thur. 6/22 & 6/23 nights, Individual chorus performances.
Friday, 6/24, 8:00 pm. Grand Concert at Edman Chapel on the campus of Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.
Saturday, 6/25, morning. Delegates' Meeting and Directors' Meeting.
Saturday 6/25, afternoon. Optional tour.
Saturday 6/25, evening. Reception and banquet.



LOCAL EVENTS



Minnesota

April 19, 2pm - 4pm. The ASI Cloudberries will present a Spring Concert at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1935 St Clair Ave (&Prior), St Paul, MN. The theme of the concert is "love." CDs for sale! Free Will Offering and Refreshments.

April 26, 3pm - 5pm. The St Paul Swedish Male Chorus will present a concert together with the Twin Cities Labor Chorus at First Lutheran Church, 463 Maria Ave at 8th St No of Metro State, St Paul, MN. Program will include a tribute to Joe Hill.

May 01, 7:30pm - 9:30pm. The ASI Male Chorus will present a concert at Roseville Lutheran Church, 1215 Roselawn Ave (Between Hamline & Lexington), Roseville , MN. The guest chorus is the Minnesota Boys Choir. The ASI Male Chorus practices at the American Swedish Institute on Tuesdays at 7pm.

Monday, June 15, 12:30-4:30 p.m. The ASI Cloudberries will sing for the Swedish Cultural Society of Duluth in the sanctuary at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 219 N. 6th Avenue E., Duluth Minnesota. The event includes Swedish crown making, Majstång raising, Swedish treats and coffee afterwards.

Saturday, June 20, 11:00 a.m. The ASI Cloudberries will perform at the American Swedish Institute Midsommar Event. The performance will be held at the Outdoor Stage at 2600 Park Ave S, Minneapolis, MN.

Saturday, June 20. The ASI Male Chorus will perform for Midsummer at the American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Ave S, Minneapolis, MN.

Sunday, June 28. The ASI Male Chorus will perform at Scandinavian Summer Fest (formerly Svenskarnas Dag) at Minnehaha Park, Minneapolis, MN.

New York

Sunday, May 17, 3:00pm. The Viking Male Chorus and Damkören will be presenting their Annual Spring Concert in the Parlors of First Lutheran Church, in Jamestown, New York. This will be our first concert under our new director, Micky Sandberg. She has planned an entertaining program combining many of our favorite pieces, including "As Long As I Have Music" and "Why We Sing," with old favorites "Lovad vare herren Gud" and "I Believe (with Ave Maria)," all accompanied by our talented pianist, Cindy Robison. Other selections include "Five Foot Two," "Ma! He's Makin' Eyes at Me" and "Ain't She Sweet." It promises to be a fun-filled afternoon, complete with sandwiches and cupcakes after the performance. Tickets are $8 each and available from any chorus member or at the door.

Oregon

Thursday, April 30, 6:00 p.m. The Portland Scandinavian Chorus will sing for Walpurgis Night (or Vappu or Valborgsmässoafton) at the Leethem home at 25495 SE Hoffmeister Road, Damascus, OR. Free! Come join the fun; children are welcome. There will be snacks, sima and punch, varm korv (hot dogs), and sweets, and, of course, a beautiful bonfire! Sponsored by the New Sweden Cultural Heritage Society & Finlandia Foundation Columbia-Pacific Chapter.

Saturday, May 16. Portland Scandinavian Chorus Spring Concert & Silent Auction at Bethany Presbyterian, 15505 NW Springville Rd, Portland, OR. Auction is at 2:00 p.m., concert at 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 17. Norwegian Constitution Day (Syttende Mai) Parade & Celebration at Norse Hall, 111 N.E. 11th, Portland, OR 97232, parade begins at 3:00 p.m., the Portland Scandinavian Chorus will perform in the ballroom after the parade, around 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 13, 11am-6pm Portland Scandinavian Midsummer Festival: Sommarfest at Oaks Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way Portland, OR. $7 for adults, $4 for children 6-12 years old, $16 for a family (two adults and two children), free for children under 6. The Portland Scandinavian Chorus will perform 12:30-1 pm on the main (south) stage.

Rhode Island

Sunday, April 19, 3:00 pm. The Scandinavian Women's Chorus of RI will sing at the Providence Bruins hockey game, at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence.

Saturday, May 23, 2:00 pm. The Scandinavian Women's Chorus of RI will present their Spring Concert at Bethany Lutheran Church, 116 Rolfe Square, Cranston, RI.

Washington

Sunday, May 24, 3:30 pm. The Swedish Women's Chorus will perform at the Northwest Folklife Festival in the Center Theater of The Seattle Center.




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