Elsa Rix Children's Club
back when . . .
Begun in 1994 as a
commemoration to the life and talent of the great accordionist, Walter A.
Eriksson, SkandJam is held on Memorial Day weekends and seeks to
bring together talented musicians for a music festival
Scandinavian music, folkdancing and crafts in a serene Northern New Jersey
See FAQ for more details.
Did you see us in
Florida in 2008?
"Left Click" on the
thumbnails to view
Were you "there" February,
Einar we miss you.
courtesy Stewart Olson 7/1/2007
great success. To see more of
this event, click on
Tribute to "Taube"
Distinctively Swedish Gifts, Finnmark Gifts, Fjermedal's
Rosemaling, Suzy's Kafebröd
Performers: Eva Engman, Kicki Nylund, Björn
Feingold, Ellen Haffling & Ken Svengalis, George Langberg
(The Swedish Cowboy), The SAC, Svenska
Smörgåsbandet, and your favorite accordionists . . . Ed Hendela,
Rick Johansson, Ellen Lindstrom, Cajun Wayne Soderlund, Jeanne Eriksson-Widman,
Anita & Bob Siarkowski and Holy
Moses Ericson on guitar!
Swedish Folk Dancers of New York celebrated their 100th Anniversary
in 2006 and traveled to Sweden in July, 2006, as part of the celebration.
They participated in the Nordlek 2006 Folklore Festival (http://nordlek.nu/). Check out their webpage at
Swedish Folkdancers of New York
Our thanks to Bengt Hedman and the wonderful folks at Bälgspel in
Ransäter, Sweden for their hospitality and cooperation. After all, music helps
the world a great place to live.
you enjoy Accordion, Fiddle, or Scandinavian Folkmusic in general?
you appreciate ethnic foods, gifts and crafts?
Do you know of a talented person
seeking a music scholarship?
you enjoy folkdancing to Scandinavian sounds?
A good place to start your visit is at
Events to see highlights of prior events.
for a review of our most recent festival. Local Events
the spot to visit when planning your social calendar for the months ahead in
the New York metropolitan area. Our FAQ's
page will answer all your
questions . . . Where, when, cost, accommodations, etc. for the
upcoming Scandinavian Music Festival.
For a special treat, go to Sounds
Release page will include a
piece ready to include in your publication
Hotlinks will bring you to other
sites worth visiting.
Finally, for musicians, singers and folkdance
groups our Site pages
give you or your group the opportunity to have a Web presence as part of
website. Take a look at:
and you'll see what we mean.
Thanks for stopping by!
SJ 2000 SJ
2001 FAQ's Local Events
Events Site Pages
Swedish Folkdancers SAC