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Juhannus Mid-Summer Festival

June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018

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.


June 22, 2018
June 24, 2018


Finnish American Heritage Center
435 Quincy Street
Hancock, 49930
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