Come play Kubb

Kubb is Swedish lawn game in which players throw wooden batons (kastpinnar) at wooden blocks (kubbs) to knock them over. We have been playing Kubb over the last few years at the Midsummer Festival.  We hope that we can get some teams to form this year so that we can play some friendly competitive games. …

Scandinavian Folk Dancers

For years, the Scandinavian Folk Dancers Omaha have been performing traditional folk dancing of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and other Nordic countries throughout Omaha and the surrounding region. Led by the Shogren family, who are talented musicians as well as dancers, the members of this dance group have been great supporters of the festival. Several of the…

Greenblatt and Seay

For the ninth annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, Greenblatt and Seay will be our featured music.  Debby Greenblatt and David Seay have been playing and singing folk music for more than thirty. They are wonderful musicians and teachers, providing individual lessons and workshops in Avoca, NE. The photo of Greenblatt and Seay was originally published in “Behind the…

2015 SMFO Video

Here is the 2015 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Omaha (SMFO) video – hope to see you in this year’s!