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Juhannus Mid-Summer Festival
June 22 - June 24
JUHANNUS 2018 at the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, MI
We’re excited to be welcoming you to Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula for to celebrate our Finnish-American heritage and beautiful surroundings June 22-24, 2018. Visit our Juhannus website here.
(Schedule updated May 29, 2018).
Friday, June 22
- 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (possibility to continue after 3 p.m. if needed)— Jouhikko building workshop with Alice Margerum, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. $135 per person. (includes all materials except bow).
Session includes a break for lunch. Students are responsible for their own lunch.
** Note: Class continues on Saturday, June 23 **
Saturday, June 23
- 9 a.m. — Jouhikko building class continued; completion of this class entitles students to seat in the jouhikko playing workshop later today.
- 11 a.m. – Midsummer pole ceremony, Quincy Green, Hancock. Program includes demonstration by Jepokryddona.
- 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Minuet dance workshop by Jepokryddona, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. Participants to process in to FAHC following demonstration on Quincy Green. $10 per person/$15 per couple.
- 4-5:30 p.m. – Folk music workshop with Jepokryddona, in Toivola. $10 per person.
- 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Jouhikko playing workshop with Clare Zuraw, Toivola. $10 per person, unless enrolled in jouhikko building workshop.
- 7-9 p.m. – Evening dance with music by Jepokryddona, Agate Beach, Toivola.
- 9 p.m. – Lighting of the Juhannus kokko, Agate Beach, Toivola.
Sunday, June 24
- 2 p.m. – Concert by Jepokryddona, Jacobsville Chapel, Jacobsville. Come as you are, pay as you can.
All events subject to change.
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