Swedish music, dance on tap
Updated 9:08 pm, Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A performance of traditional Swedish dance and folk music will be presented June 23 at 1 p.m. at Gunn Memorial Library ion Wykeham Road in Washington.
The event featuring Kendall and Ellen Svengalis will celebrate Midsummer, the period of time centered on the summer solstice. It is one of the most important holidays of the year in Sweden.
This multimedia music presentation will include Bellman, Taube, Björling, Alice Babs, choral singing, ABBA, folk music, along with Swedish-American humor.
The exhibit "Coming to America: Washington's Swedish Immigrants" will also be open for viewing at the Gunn Historical Museum next door from noon to 4 p.m.
For more information, call 860-868-7756 or visit www.gunnlibrary.org.