Leikarring Folk Dance Group Eidsvold Lodge's Leikarring was
originally formed in 1947 by members Margarete and Andy Gilstein.
Members wear the National Hardanger costume (bunad).
Traditionally, the group performs
four classifications of Norwegian folkdance: Bygdedans (village dance),
Gammeldans (old dance), Turdans (figure dance, and Sangdans (song
They have performed at local Lodge
events, for schools and seniors' centers, the opening for the 1994
Commonwealth Games, and as far away as Stavanger, Norway in 2000 for the
Nordleck Scandinavian Dance Festival.
The group meets at Norway House
on Tuesdays at 7 P.M.
Contact Mel Klassen at
250-595-7052 for more
Throughout the year under the
direction of Marg Sorensen, we offer a number of activities to share
Norwegian and Scandinavian culture. These include such things as
conversational Norwegian, rosemaling, and knitting, just to name a few.
For more information on what's offered, check out the latest edition of
the Runer, or contact Marg at 250-598-5289 or
WEEKLY AT NORWAY
HOUSE (Open to the Public)
TUESDAY DROP-IN (Social) 12PM to 3PM
September thru June unless Indicated
Coffee and Light Snacks
Thursdays at 4 PM
Miracle Lanes in Sidney, BC
Contact Joan Knapp
Locations and times vary.
Contact Joan Knapp at
LUNCHEON AT NORWAY HOUSE
(Open to the Public)
Noon Last Tuesday of the Month
Luncheon is Sponsored by an Individual
September thru June
Varies Monthly, Details in the Runer
Reservation & Cancellations Required
Wednesday of every Month
PM at the Lodge
Members and invited Guests
Contact Bjorn Simonsen at