2018 Sustaining Scandinavian Folk Music Symposium Recap

The 2018 World Records Symposium was hosted at Memorial Library (April 12–14) and this year’s theme was Sustaining Scandinavian Folk Music in the Upper Midwest. Organized by three campus folklorists—Marcus Cederström (Community Curator of Nordic-American …

50 Years of Folk Music at Nordic Fest

  Anna Rue, Marcus Cederstrom, and Nathan Gibson from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, will discuss the history of the Folk Music Festival, held during Nordic Fest starting in 1968 in Vesterheim’s Bethania Church at 1:30p.m. on …

Oshkosh Nordic Music Festival

The Nordic Music Festival, featuring Swedish pianist Matti Hirvonen (professor, Norwegian Academy of Music) as guest artist and clinician, will take place September 30 – October 7. The week-long series of events will bring together …

Syttende Mai Festival

Syttende Mai Festival in Stoughton, WI MAY 18 – 20, 2018 Friday • 9am – 10pm Saturday • 9am – 10pm Sunday • 9am – 5pm Check out the full schedule of events on the …