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Syttende Mai at Mindekirken

  • Mindekirken, The Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church 924 East 21st Street Minneapolis, MN, 55404 United States (map)

Celebrate Norway's Constitution Day with hundreds of others in this annual family friendly Minneapolis tradition including a festive Norwegian service at Mindekirken, the traditional flag parade around our neighborhood, and a Heritage Celebration Picnic and entertainment for all ages.

10:45 a.m. Prelude Concert  
Featuring the Norwegian Glee Club of Minneapolis, Directed by Carsten Slostad

11:00 a.m. Festival Norwegian Worship Service
Pr. Anne Brit Aasland (English sermon)
The Mindekirken Choir, Directed by John De Haan
Jordan Buchholtz on organ

12:15 p.m. (Or after the worship service) Flag Parade for All
The parade lines up in front of the church steps, then marches through the neighborhood for approximately 8 blocks. Organizations and groups are welcome and encouraged to join us to celebrate Norway!
Bring your banners!
***We are also currently looking to gather enough players for a small marching band. Contact the church if you're interested.

1:00 p.m. Heritage Celebration & Picnic
(hot dogs, chips, beverages, and ice cream)
- $5 meal for adults | kids eat free
- Games and activities for children
- Entertainment: Fjell og Fjord youth folk dancers, and others