Syttende Mai Festival May 17-20

Spring Grove Syttende Mai Festival.

For Syttende Mai 2018 Spring Grove will have four days of celebrations. Giants of the Earth will have activities on the first of the three days.

Thursday, 17th May BARNETOGET – kids (k-6) parade at 1:00 with brass band and Viking Ship. Kids will have a May Pole, Kubb, Treats and games in Viking Memorial Park following the parade. Line the streets of Spring Grove and cheer them on! Wear you red white and blue and wave your Norwegian Flags to celebrate Norway’s National Day.

At 6:15-7:30 there will be the 6th grade academy reception at Giants to showcase the research done by our 6th Graders on their family trees or other areas of historical research.

genetic ancestry analysis
Dr. Johnathan Storlie, Giants of the Earth Heritage Center’s genetic ancestry analyst, explains the ancient origins of Norwegians.

Giants of the Earth will have rotating presentations on Friday and Saturday.
Fri. May 18th
10:00 Genetic Program
10:30 Oral Histories
11:00 Learn Norwegian Prayer & Anthem
11:30 Genetic Program
12:00 Oral Histories
12:30 Learn Table Prayer & Ja Vi Elsker
1:00 Genetic Program
1:30 Oral Histories
2:00 Learn Table Prayer
& Ja Vi Elsker
2:30 Genetic Program
3:00 Oral Histories
3:30 Learn Table Prayer & Ja Vi Elsker

Sat. May 19th
10:00 Genetic Program
10:30 Oral Histories
11:00 Learn Table Prayer & Ja Vi Elsker
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Parade
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2:00 Genetic Program
2:30 Oral Histories
3:00 Learn Table Prayer & Ja Vi Elsker
3:30 Genetic Program
4:00 Oral Histories

For the many additional exciting Syttende Mai events please visit the Spring Grove Syttende Mai Fest 2018 website.

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