Arts and Entertainment

Poulsbo Sons to host Norweigian folk dancing group

The BUK Kongsberg Norwegian folk dancers. - Courtesy Photo
The BUK Kongsberg Norwegian folk dancers.
— image credit: Courtesy Photo

The Poulsbo Sons of Norway will play host to a traditional folk dancing group at 7 p.m. on Aug. 10. BUK Kongsberg, from Kongsberg, Norway, will perform at the Sons, 18891 Front St., Poulsbo.

The group, which is celebrating its 85th anniversary, debuted its “In Step and Off Beat,” a dance program displaying historical folk dance from the 16th century to today.

The group’s 25 members range in ages from 11 to 70 and include musicians playing fiddle, hardanger fiddle, the accordian, the flute and the guitar.

There will be a folk dance workshop beginning at 3 p.m. at the lodge. A potluck for workshop attendees, Sons members and their guests is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Admission is a $5 donation, school-age children is free.

For more information, call (360) 779-5209.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the Oct 21
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates