July 29-31 Naselle, WA – 2016 Finnish-American Folk Festival

2016 Finnish-American Folk Festival of Naselle, Washington

July 29, 30, 31 – 2016

The eighteenth biennial Finnish American Folk Festival will take place at the schools in Naselle, WA, USA, July 29th-31st.

This cultural event presents a feast for all the senses.  Sight-authentic costumes, folk dancers,  historic photos,  genealogy charts and cut flower arrangements.   Hearing-music including the Finnish national instrument, the kantele, presentations on numerous topics.  Taste and smell-Finnish foods such as makkkara, sima, pannukakku, leipä.  Touch-hugs galore from friends and family and new acquaintances.  It is a fun-filled event for all ages, and the only admission is a donation.

For more information and details, see http://nasellefinnfest.com


2016 07 29-31 Finnish Fok Fest WA

Calgary, July 29-31 – Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe Convention

The Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe Convention 2016

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Friday July 29 – Sunday July 31

2016 Convention Theme:
Pack Your Research Toolbox

A convention for people of German origin interested in the genealogy, culture and history of their ancestors who migrated through Russian Poland, Volhynia, and surrounding areas.

For late registrations, we suggest printing and completing the registration form and sending a scan to convention@sggee.org and bring the form and payment to the convention when you check in. This gives us head-count for attendance as well as the Banquet, and Name Badges. You can also send an email to convention@sggee.org with the required information set out in the registration form.

Walk-ins for the convention are accepted at the door, but there is no guarantee for banquet tickets.

Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe

For more information: www.sggee.org