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Leiv Eriksson International Festival in Minneapolis MN

October 5, 2014 - October 12, 2014

The 27th Annual Leiv Eriksson International Festival (LEIF) will be held at the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church beginning Sunday, October 5 and concluding on Sunday, October 12.

The annual festival celebrates Nordic cultural roots in the U.S. and over the years has brought top-ranked Nordic talent to the Midwest. Included in the program this year: the Icelandic Choir (oldest all-female choir in Iceland); Jon Faukstad (acclaimed Norwegian accordionist); Andrea Een (Violinist, Violist and Hardanger Fiddler); Carolyn Pratt (as Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale).

For more information, visit www.leifmn.org

Details

Start:
October 5, 2014
End:
October 12, 2014
Website:
www.leifmn.org

Venue

The Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church
924 East 21st Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Phone:
612-874-0716

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