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17th of May Celebrations 2017


By webmaster - Posted on 28 March 2017

17.mai feiring

Friends of Norway celebrates the Norwegian National Day

Time: Sunday 14th May 2017 11am - 4 pm
Venue: Swedish Church 21 St Georges Rd Toorak

Program
11 am - 12 noon.
Sermon. The Norwegian Church Abroad, Sjømannskirke Chaplain Kristoffer Lønning Tørresen conducts.
The Scandinavian Choir of Melbourne sings Norwegian songs.

12 noon - 12.30 pm
Welcome by Friends of Norway President Ole martin Chapman
Speech of the Day by Beate Gabrielsen, First Secretary at the
Norwegian Embassy in Canberra
Norwegian National Anthem 'Ja, vi elsker dette landet' accompanied by the Borondara Brass Band.

12.30 pm
17th May Flag parade through the streets of Toorak, accompanied by Boroondara Brass Band.

1pm - 4 pm
Norwegian 17th May delicacies cream cake (bløtekake), ice cream, yummie hot dogs, waffles and more.
Entertainment for the kids-
Raffle, raffle!

Volunteer call
For the day to be successful, we need volunteers to contribue, bake and bring cakes, help out in the kitchen and outdoors, serving cakes, hot dogs ice cream and waffles, sell raffle tickets and more. Any help, if only for an hours, would be appreciated!

Volunteers, please contact Anecke or Eva by 4th May. Contact details in Budstikka. You can also reach Friends of Norway on Facebook.

Sjømannskirken, Norwegian Church Abroad https://www.sjomannskirken.no/australia/

Friends of Norway in Melbourne, public Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/467779720001265/

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