Traditional Program

Aug 5, 2024

Monday, August 5th - 2:00 PM

Location: Gimli Park, Main Stage Categories: Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Music, Crafts

Traditional Program

Date: Monday, August 5th
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Gimli Park, Main Stage 

Thank you to our sponsor Canada Iceland Foundation Inc. 

Order of Proceedings

National Anthems: Ó Guð Vors Lands and O Canada

President's Welcome: Marilyn Valgardson 

Remarks from the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba: Anita R.Neville, P.C., O.M.

Address of the Fjallkona: 

Flower Presentation: 

Greetings from the Consul General of Iceland: Vilhjálmur Wiium

Toast to Canada: 

Toast to Iceland: 

Musical Presentation: 

Greetings from the Constituency of Selkirk Interlake Eastman: James Bezan, M.P.

Greetings from the Province of Manitoba: Derek Johnson, MLA, Gimli 

Greetings from the R.M. of Gimli: Mayor Kevin Chudd

God Save the Queen and Eldgamla Ísafold. Anthems sung by Peter John Buchan.

2020 Virtual Traditional Program

Musical Presentation

We were honored to have renowned Icelandic mezzo-soprano, Hanna Dóra Sturludóttir, accompanied by pianist, Snorri Sigfús Birgisson, perform for the 2020 virtual Islendingadagurinn - from Reykjavik, Iceland, as part of our virtual traditional program segment.

Hanna & Snorri


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