Swedish National Day Concert

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/06/2015
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Palace of Fine Arts


Swedish National Day Celebration

Swedish National Day Celebration

The Consulate General of Sweden and Church of Sweden in San Francisco invite you to celebrate Sweden’s National Day on June 6 at the Palace of Fine Arts.

Musical performance by mezzo soprano Leandra Ramm and Ragnar Bohlin and speech by Consul General Barbro S. Osher.  Swedish folk dancing by a visiting Swedish ensemble under the direction of Britt-Mari Westholm and Bengt Mård. 

The Swedish dancers’ costumes are inspired by a collection of intricately costumed dolls that are part of the Hearst Museum collection at UC Berkeley. The dolls, representing different regions of Sweden, were created for and displayed in the Swedish Pavilion at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, PPIE.

Princess cake and drinks will be servedNational costume encouraged.

WhenSaturday, June 6.  Doors open at 5:00 pm and the concert program starts at 5:30 pm.Program ends at 7 pm.

WherePalace of Fine Arts, 3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco

Tickets
:  $15 for adults, $5 for children, students and au pairs. Tickets available via EventBrite.

For more information about the event
:

The Consulate General of Sweden
Emailsf@consulateofsweden.orgtel: 415-788 2631

Church of Sweden in San Francisco

General information:

Ragnar Bohlin, Chorus Director of the San Francisco Symphony:
Centennial Panama-Pacific International Exposition: PPIE
The Swedish Pavilion and PPIE 1915


In cooperation with the 
World Arts West, producers of the SF Ethnic Dance Festival.  There will be a SF Ethnic Dance Festival performance at 8 PM in the Palace of Fine Arts Theater following the National Day festivities.  This is a separate program from the National Day Concert celebration, and tickets for this event can be purchased online at: www.sfethnicdancefestival.org.

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