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NATIONAL AND REGIONAL EVENTS


2016

June 21-25, 2016. 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



Illinois

Sunday, May 24, 3:00 p.m. Sveas Söner chorus of Rockford will combine voices with Harmony Singing Society and the Rock Valley Children's Choir to present a Spring Concert at Bethesda Covenant Church, 2101 E. State St., Rockford. A free-will offering will be coll.

Minnesota

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

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

Saturday, May 23, 4:00 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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