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Danish American Cultural Retreat (DACR)

  September 18 @ 7:00 pm | HOSTED BY: Northwest Danish Association

7:00 pm | Cost: $25 – $100

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The annual Danish American Cultural Retreat (DACR) is a virtual event this year! Join us for a fun culture conference from home with speakers from around the world.

The program also features a live opening concert with Danish-American musician, Jessica Lynne Witty, and a happy hour concert on Saturday with local Danish musician, Flemming Behrend!

Program announcements:
-Karen Eisenhut, a teacher at Kontiki Skole in Denmark, will talk about outdoor teaching and the reopening of schools in Denmark after the COVID lockdown

-Author Bill Arnott will share tidbits and entertaining stories from his highly anticipated upcoming book, “Gone Viking: A Travel Saga”

-Bruce Bro aka “The Hiking Viking” will share pictures and tales from his recent 500-mile fundraising hike for Danish America

-Author Bodil Jelhof Jensen will speak about her mother’s stories from Denmark during the 1920s & 30s, WWII, and her post-WWII immigration to Canada

-Fidelma McGinn, the new president of ScanDesign Foundation, will speak about the Foundation’s far-reaching activities in Danish-American relations

-Danish recipes: Cooking video

Registrations:
These are tough times for many. We want to make sure everyone can join us, so we have created a sliding scale for DACR this year ($25-$100). The suggested amount is $40 per person. Anyone paying $40 or more will get a free raffle ticket. You can also purchase additional raffle tickets at $5 per ticket.

Raffle for scholarships!
All proceeds from raffle ticket sales will go towards scholarships for students! The raffle prize is a basket full of Danish goodies and gifts (will be more than a $100 value).

Bonus for members: All NWDA members who register for DACR will be entered in a special gift drawing!

For more information about this event, visit www.northwestdanish.org/dacr/

Details

Start:
September 18 @ 7:00 pm
End:
September 20 @ 12:30 pm
Cost:
$25 – $100
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://northwestdanish.org/dacr/

Organizer

Northwest Danish Association
Phone:
206-523-3263
Email:
seattle@nwdanish.org
Website:
http://northwestdanish.org/

Other

Is this event Kid/Family friendly?
Yes
Nordic-focused event?
Denmark

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