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

Sokol Detroit Czech & Slovak Festival, Detroit – MI – July 16, 2016

http://www.sokoldetroit.com/czech-slovak-festival.html2016 Sokol Detroit Czech & Slovak Festival

Czech us out! July 16-17, 2016.

One of the largest Czech & Slovak festivals in Michigan!

With Ethnic dancers & strolling musicians- you’ll feel like you’re in a cozy village in the Czech & Slovak Republic.

Enjoy authentic cuisine, imported beers, crystal, and handmade Czech jewelry.

Continuous live bands featuring:

Saturday @ 1:30- 4:30 Martin Brothers Plus Two, 5-8 p.m. Millie’s Polka Band, and in the Tent 7-10 p.m. Jerry Robtka.

Sunday @ 12-3:30 Joe Tomes, 4-7 p.m. Martin Brothers Plus Two, and 3:30- 6:30 p.m. Jerry Robtka.

Admission $5 a day Adults, 14 & under free.

Sokol Cultural Center
23600 W Warren
Dearborn Heights, MI (1/4 mile E of Telegraph)