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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.

Details

Start:
June 22
End:
June 24
Website:
http://www.finlandia.edu/juhannus/

Venue

Finnish American Heritage Center
435 Quincy Street
Hancock, 49930
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Website:
http://www.finlandia.edu/fahc/

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