Folkfesten Kulturmötet – An Intercultural Celebration 6/6
National day celebration and “folk-fest”
6 June 2019
A creative meeting place for all! Activities for all, old, young and children!
When: 6 June 11:00-16:30.
Entrence fee: 50 sek adults, 30 sek children aged 3-15. Free under the age of 3. (It is of cource also allowed to pay more, to support the event. )
Avaliability: HWC toilette (wheel chair accesable)
Bus connections: Bus stop Svanberga affär, bus number 636, 637, 641 from Norrtälje. Then a 500 m walk to the museum by the lake.
From Stockholm: Take bus 676 from Tekniska högskolan to Norrtälje
Parking: On the meadow. No fee.
Food: Food trucks and cafeteria avaliable.
Se short clip from a previous Folkfest event HERE!
ON STAGE 2019
Ann Westin – Swedish commedian (in swedish)
Roslagens Vokalensemble – Lokal proffessional choir
Kulturskolans Barnkör – Lokal kids choir, siw and seven year olds sings a varied programme
Golbang – World musik in world class musical magic in a meeting between Baluchistan, Persien, Kurdistan, Afghanistan and Sweden.
Lele Lele Orchestra – Intensive and captivating bulgarian folk music and balkan-romsk repertoar.
Dagslända – New local band, that interpret poems of famous Swedish poet Stig Dagerman.
Norrtälje Musikkår – High class brass band, established in 1982
TO DO ALL DAY 11-16.30
The event is a bustling meeting place, and national day celebration for everyone, regardless of background, age, and gender. Throughout the day, children and adults can listen to music, try out crafts, games and other activities from different times and places. Local associations and organizations showcase their work.
- Bake your own flat bread from several places in the world over the ambers.
- Balloons for everyone
- DIY, create something new from something old
- Henna tatoos, with students from SFI (Swedish for immigrants)
- Viking games
- Local clubs and organisations presents their activities
- Create a “doodle-plank” with local artists
- Write in runes
- Black smithy
- Trum-jam, try to play the drums
- Wool handicrafts
- Viking boats and traditional wooden boats
- food from near and far, and cafeteria.
- Local crafts
The organizer is Storholmen Viking Village in closer collaboration with SFI Norrtälje, and Refugee-Help Väddö, also around thirty local associations, organizations and companies take part.
A big and warm thanks to Roslagens Sparbanks stiftelser for support!
Thank you, Association for Integration and Music! Thank you ABF, Ica Väddö and other Sponsors!
And a warm hug to all participating associations & organizations!