2013 Syttende Mai Minnesota Banquet
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 5pm, Minnesota Valley Country Club, 6300 Auto Club Rd., Bloomington, MN 55438
5:00 p.m. Reception; Sponsored by the Honorary Norwegian Consulate General 6:15 p.m. Dinner & Program; Organized by the Syttende Mai Minnesota Committee
Guest Speaker: Knut Brakstad, Private secretary to His Majesty the King
Emcee: Erika Holmquist-Wall, Assistant Curator and Provenance Specialist at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Petit Tender: 6 oz tender shoulder cut of beef with demi-glace and fried onions -or-
Salmon Fillet: 6 oz grilled skinless salmon with lemon, caper & dill sauce -or-
Vegetarian Entrée: pesto penne pasta with roasted red peppers, grilled portabella mushrooms, sautéed red onion & parmesean
Each meal includes a salad and dessert. Cost $50.00 per person.
Reservations are required. Please RSVP by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8th. Space is limited. Reserve your spot early! Seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
Online Registration: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=mmysuzeab&oeidk=a07e75ekj910d2eb0a5
To pay by check, Please indicate the name of each guest(s) and his/her dinner selection. Make your check payable to “Syttende Mai Minnesota” and Mail it to: Syttende Mai Minnesota, c/o Honorary Norwegian Consulate General, Attn. Vice Consul Britt deLange Ardakani, 901 Marquette Ave., Suite 2750, Minneapolis, MN 55402. Payment must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8th. If you have any questions, please call the Honorary Norwegian Consulate General at: (612) 332-3338. For directions, visit: http://www.mvccgolf.com or call MVCC at: (952) 884-2409.
Celebrate Syttende Mai at Mindekirken
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Mindekirken (The Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church) 924 East 21st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404 (612) 874-0716 www.mindekirken.net
10:30 a.m. Prelude Concert Featuring the Norwegian Glee Club of Minneapolis
11:00 a.m. Syttende Mai Festival Service (Norwegian and English service)
Rev. Kristin Sundt, The Mindekirken Choir, Trumpets
Parade - Following the Service (approx 12:15-12:45 pm) Starting at Mindekirken, the parade will meander through the neighborhood and will return to the church.
1:00 p.m. Celebration of Heritage Picnic lunch available; children’s games; Concordia Language Village activity for children; Twin Cities Hardingfelelag; Dassel Leikarring; Det Norske Folkedanslaget; & Fjell og Fjord Norwegian Youth Dancers – on the church grounds
Syttende Mai Minnesota would like to acknowledge the support these organizations have provided to this annual celebration. Tusen takk!
Honorary Royal Norwegian Consulate General Mindekirken
Sons of Norway Vinland National Center
Syttende Mai Minnesota Lakselaget
Bygdelagenes Fellesraad Norway House
Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Norwegian Glee Club
Norwegian American Technical Society Torske Klubben