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ICELANDIC INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, Markerville, Alberta

ICELANDIC INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

ÍSLENDINGAMÓT
When: June 15, 2024

Where: Markerville, Alberta

Who: Lief Eiriksson Icelandic Club of Calgary

In 1944, the Republic of Iceland gained Independence from Denmark and the Alberta Clubs
will celebrate on June 15. Jon Sigurdsson’s birthday was June 17 and that is the date chosen by Iceland to celebrate their independence.

Special events this year will also include the crowning of the Fjallkona, Kathleen Raines who resides near Airdrie but is from the Markerville Club.

Sons of Fenrir 2

The Ulfraendi Vikings, former Sons of Fenrir, will be back again to re-enact life as it was 1000 years ago, about the time that Iceland was being settled.

This event is rain or shine 12:30 pm Family program in the Park. If it rains go to Fensala Hall.

3:00 p.m. – PROGRAM: Crowning of the Fjallkona
FOLLOWING THE PROGRAM. – POT LUCK SUPPER:
Guests are asked to bring a meat, salad or dessert dish.

Roast turkey and ham will be provided by the Calgary and Edmonton Clubs.

Club website for more information: EVENTS (weebly.com)


 

 

 

The event is finished.

Date

Jun 15 2024
Expired!

Time

12:30 - 17:00

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/Chicago
  • Date: Jun 15 2024
  • Time: 12:30 - 17:00

Labels

Member Org Event

Location

Markerville

Location 2

Alberta

Organizer

Lief Eiriksson Icelandic Club of Calgary