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Danish Troubadour

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Danish Troubadour

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Flemming Oppenhagen Behrend, Danish Troubadour By Debbie Lemhouse The definition of a troubadour is someone who is a composer and performer. This describes Flemming quite well as he both composes his own music and plays the guitar! Flemming started playing folk music at the age of 15 and was inspired by folk singers like Donovan  Continue Reading »

Kupalo Dance Group

Written on August 9, 2017 at 7:32 am, by

Kupalo Ukrainian Dance Ensemble By Debbie Lemhouse Impressive. Amazing. Awesome. These are all words that describe the incredible performance group from Canada: Kupalo. These excellent dancers are coming to our Festival to perform twice daily on the Festival Park Stage. The group consists of 16 dancers ranging in age from 14 – 19 years. They  Continue Reading »

Children’s Dance Schedule

Written on July 8, 2017 at 7:13 pm, by

To all the parents of our children’s dance groups, there has been a change in this year’s performance schedule. On Sunday of the Festival the evening children’s performance has changed this year from a 5:30 performance time to a 5:00 performance time. The change has been made to the daily schedule as well to reflect  Continue Reading »

Festival Receives Heritage Award

Written on July 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm, by

The Scandinavian Festival Association has another honor to share with visitors to our 54th Festival this year. Our Festival was honored with an “Oregon Heritage Tradition Designation” from the Oregon Heritage Commission for continually upholding a tradition in the State of Oregon.