July 20 - 26, 2019
Join some of Sweden's most well known dancers and musicians for classes in traditional Swedish
Dance and Music
a lakeside resort known for beautiful scenery, hiking trails and fine cuisine.
in Hälsingland, Sweden
Bengt Jonsson, musical director, fiddle and cowhorn teacher
Stefhan Ohlström, dance class fiddler
Kerstin Palm, dance class fiddler
Andreas Idh, fiddle teacher
Staffan Jonsson, fiddle teacher
Lena Jonsson, fiddle teacher
Eva Rune, singing
Ewa and Tommy Englund
Sven and Britt-Marie Olsson
Camilla Idh Olsson and Magnus Mårtensson
Schedule and activities:
Arrival and registration: Registration begins at 16.00 (4 P.M.) July 20
Dinner is at 18.00 (6 P.M.)
Dance, fiddle, singing and horn classes.
An evening visit to Hovra where Bengt's band Jonssonlinjen plays for a dance party.
An unforgettable evening of traditional cow horn calling and kulning around the lake at Harsagården.
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. There is also an annex, youth hostel style.
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 5 700, ($ 700 or € 600 ). Single room: SEK 6 300, $ 770 or € 660.
The fee includes:
* All classes (music and dance)
* All meals at Harsagården from Saturday, July 20 dinner through breakfast on Friday, July 26.
* 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
A deposit of SEK 500 ($100, 60 EUR) is due with registration.
Refunds are available until March 31 with adjustments according to exchange rate.
IMPORTANT!! FROM NOVEMBER 11 WE DON'T HAVE ROOM FOR MORE WOMEN ON THE DANCE COURSE. There is still room for a few men and musicians.
Norrlandia Camp is limited to 50 dancers and 15 fiddlers. Camp fills quickly. Send your registration form as soon as possible.
SE-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:
1320 Harleyford Road
Woodridge, IL 60517
Checks are best for now. If Roo finds a better solution, it will be announced.
The final payment (SEK 5 200 or $ 600 or € 540) is due by March 31, 2019
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: If there is interest, we can arrange bus transportation from/to Arlanda Airport (Stockholm), terminal 5 around noon on Saturday and back to the airport and Stockhom city on Friday, after breakfast. The bus fee depends on the amount of passengers. In 2016 it was SEK 400, single fare and 800 round trip.
Järvsö is the closest railway station to Harsagården and has good connections. A good web site for time tables is: resrobot.se
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Roo Lester: Telephone: 630 985-7192 (Central time zone)
e-mail address ______________________________________
I am applying as a:
I/We prefer to stay in
A room with a bunk bed in the annex building
A cabin with 2 beds in each of two rooms __________________________________
Share cabin with: __________________________________________
Special food _____________________________________
Interested in bus transportation to/from camp to Arlanda airport YES ..... NO