Norrlandia Camp

July 23 - 29, 2016

Join some of Sweden's most well known dancers and musicians for classes in traditional Swedish


Dance and Music

at Harsagården

a lakeside resort known for beautiful scenery, hiking trails and fine cuisine.

in Hälsingland, Sweden

Music Staff:

Bengt Jonsson, musical director, fiddle and cowhorn teacher

Stefhan Ohlström, dance class fiddler

Kerstin Palm, dance class fiddler and kulning teacher

Jon Holmén, fiddle teacher

Staffan Jonsson, fiddle teacher

Lena Jonsson, fiddle teacher

Luise Rabe, singing

Dance Staff:

Ewa and Tommy Englund

Susanne and Mikael Björck

Camilla Olsson and Magnus Mårtensson

Schedule and activities:

Arrival and registration:
Registration begins at 16.00 (4 P.M.) July 23

Dinner is at 18.00 (6 P.M.) 



Pleasant log cabins overlooking the lake have modern bathrooms and kitchen facilities. Each cabin houses either two or four people. Bedding (sheets, blankets, pillows) and towels are provided.

About the classes
: Classes are held in English. Participants from around the world are welcome.

In order to get as much as possible from the workshops, you need to be very familiar with Swedish gammaldans (i.e. hambo, vals and schottis)


SEK 5000, ($680 or 550 EUR)

The fee includes:

*  All classes (music and dance)

*  All meals at Harsagården from Saturday, July 23 dinner through breakfast on Friday, July 29

*  Transportation, if needed, from the train station in Järvsö at the start of camp to Harsagården and back to the train station in Järvsö at the conclusion of the camp.

*  Transportation to the evening party at Hovra and back to HarsagårdenA deposit of SEK 500 ($100, 60 EUR) is due with registration.

Refunds are available until March 31 with adjustments according to exchange rate.


Norrlandia Camp is limited to 50 dancers and 15 fiddlers. Camp fills quickly. Send your registration form as soon as possible.

Bengt Jonsson

Eriknasbo 4187

S-821 93 BOLLNAS



Bank account inside Sweden: Swedbank: Clearing number: 8103-4, account number: 2730182819. If sending money from abroad:

IBAN number: SE2180000810342730182819. BIC/SWIFT Adress: SWEDSESS


Send deposit in USD and registration information to:

Roo Lester

1320 Harleyford Road

Woodridge, IL 60517

The final payment (SEK 4500 or $580 or 490 EUR) is due by March 31, 2016.

The amount of your refund, available only if you cancel before March 31, will depend on exchange rates and fees.

If sending your registration money directly to Sweden, several registrants sending money together on one money order works well and reduces fees on both ends. Please be sure to let us know the names of those registering on the money order.

If sending your registration money in USD, then send a check made out to Roo Lester with Norrlandia camp in the memo section. Roo will take care of the international exchange.

Transportation to and from Camp

Bus information: The bus will arrive at Arlanda airport, terminal 5 at about noon July 23rd. Look for the

Chartrade bussar” sign where international flights come out after customs and baggage claim at terminal 5. It is to left after customs. You can also look for Roo Lester and Kerstin Palm and a Norrlandia Camp” Sign!

We ask that you arrive at the bus at 12:45pm. We hope to leave as close as possible to 1pm. The Chartrade bussar” section is a short walk to the left when you come out from the international terminal building. Look for a bus with "Bollnäs Buss" in big letters. Roo and Kerstin will have a list of those who we plan to join us on the bus. If you have not made a reservation, but would like to join us on the bus, you are welcome.

Järvsö is the closest railway station to Harsagården and has good connections. A good web site for time tables is:

For further information please contact:

Bengt Jonsson: Telephone: +46 278 31016. Within Sweden 0278-31016.

cell phone: +46 (0)73 037 60 94. e-mail:


Roo Lester: Telephone: 630 985-7192 (Central time zone)



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