Program Presenters Summer 2011
District 5 Cultural Director Owen Christianson continues work on compiling a list of folks who offer to present interesting cultural and historic programs to your lodge.
Kjetil KJ Groven of Clarks Hill, Indiana
KJ will talk about:
Norwegian log and timber building, hand made Norwegian furniture, and hand forging (blacksmithing).
email KJ or call 605-490-9709
Ron and Frieda Nowland of La Crosse, Wisconsin
Ron and Frieda have a dozen Educational and Inspirational Programs, including: Through the Porthole, a tour of
Norways fjord country, Vikings in Istanbul, Viking Presence in Ireland, Norway Revisited, The Life of Leif, Viking Calling Cards
email Ron and Frieda or call 608-788-2098
Marv and Louise Lang with Vennligfolk of Plover, Wisconsin
Peter Wessel Tordenskjold: Naval Hero Extraordinaire, Gorge Sinclair, The Sottish Invasion of Norway, and the Bible
Knute Rockne: Chemical Norwegian All-American, Norwegians in Science Hannah Parr Norwegian Genealogy
Owen and Elspeth Christianson with Myrmarken of Marshfield, Wisconsin
"Eat Like a Viking." Come along with Owen and Elspeth on a trip back through time to the age of the Vikings. Owen uses Scandinavian turning to travel to the age of the Vikings, showing how the Vikings ate, drank, worked and played with objects made by turning on a lathe. Elspeth will describe Viking food and clothes.
Grindbygningen: Norwegian Timberframe Building
email Owen and Elspeth or call 715-687-4870