The following special benefits are APPLICABLE FROM MAY 1-MAY 31, 2021
Viking - $100: Receive a three-generation printout of your genealogy; give away a Værmor level membership to a special person at no charge; arrange a complimentary 30-minute living history film session in our studio; enjoy a 10% discount online and in-store at the Giants Gift Shop!
Georgia's Genealogy - $175 All of the above perks, plus 2.5 hours of traditional genealogical assistance.
Genetic Ancestry - $175 All of the above perks, plus DNA genetic testing kit and interpretation.
Giant through King Harald levels - $250 or greater: All Viking-level benefits listed above, plus a one-hour filmed, guided “family ties” country tour based on our research of your genealogy. (Can substitute one-hour filming in our recording studio)
Other perks: invitations to members-only events and special online content, quarterly print newsletters and regular e-newsletters, plus the incentives listed above. Thank you for your support and engagement!
Use the Paypal form linked below to sign up during this very special promotion!
For the full schedule of all our fun Syttende Mai Events, visit the official website of Spring Grove Syttende Mai. Be sure to go to the Events tab--there is a special section where you can see Giants of the Earth's own special events!
For daily Mai Fest fun, check out our Mai Calendar!
On Monday, May 17th at 7 p.m., Syttende Mai Minnesota will host an online event in honor of Norway’s Constitution Day. Reconnect with the Norwegian-American community and hear remarks from Ambassador Anniken Krutnes, Norway's Ambassador to the United States.
Ambassador Krutnes is an expert in security policy, law of the sea and Arctic issues. She has been with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1994 and previously served as Norway's Ambassador to the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Afterwards, Ethan Bjelland from Norway House will lead us in singing a few celebratory songs! This event is complimentary and accessible to everyone.
Please register by May 16th at: syttendemaiminnesota2021.eventbrite.com
You can add to the fun by sending us a short personal video message (5-10 seconds only please) with your Syttende Mai greeting for the group (Gratulerer med dagen (“congratulations on the day”), Hipp Hipp Hurra, or something similar) by May 10th to: email@example.com. We’ll use as many of these as we can to make a short video.
Help spread the word about this fun online celebration!
-Syttende Mai Minnesota
This June we are excited to announce our first ever online Norwegian Camp, or Sommerleir Hjemmefra! We will be exploring what life was really like for Bronze Age Vikings through crafts, language learning, and more. A materials packet will be provided for at-home crafts and activities. Join us for Norwegian Summer fun!
Get excited for Norwegian Camp with us and check out this fun video with some of our instructors!
As part of our Century Project in connection with Spring Grove School, we are gathering historic photos of life Spring Grove and the surrounding areas from the 1920s! Have a digitized photo or photos you'd like to submit? Fill out the submission form below. Thanks in advance for your submissions!
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Interested in renting Immigrant Hall and our spacious two-tiered deck for your reunion, party, shower, or other event? We hope to reopen for event hosting again this summer. Follow the link below to find out about renting our beautiful event spaces!
The Spring Grove International Film Festival is now exclusively sponsored and managed by the Sacred Noise Society and Katie O'Regan. Click below for exciting news about the 2021 festival!
Find out more about volunteer opportunities, fundraising events, and ways to get our message to your community.
Contact Karen Gray President of our Board at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Fried Executive Director email@example.com
Genetic Genealogy John Storlie: John@storlie.org
Traditional Genealogy: Georgia Rosendahl
Judy Tollesfrud Membership firstname.lastname@example.org
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