Jon Sigurdson Day, June 17 2013, Winnipeg
In Winnipeg, join us at the steps of the Manitoba Legislature at 6:45 p.m. Wreath laying ceremony at Jon Sigurdsson statue on the Legislature grounds at 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker: New Consul General Hjalmar W. Hannesson.
A gala concert at the Winnipeg Art Gallery to follow at 8:00 p.m.
Icelandic Independence Day in Winnipeg, June 17 2013
2013 Fjallkona Maxine Ingalls speaks with the Honourable Peter Bjornson
New Icelandic Consul General for Manitoba, Mr. Hjalmar W. Hannesson, on the right
Winnipeg City Councillor Grant Nordman
Jon Sigurdsson Statue (Winnipeg)
Karen Botting, President, Jon Sigurdsson Chapter IODE
The Icelandic Solskrikjan Choir lead by Kerrine Wilson
Icelandic Independence Day in Winnipeg, June 2013
Proud Icelanders and their flag
Fjallkona Maxine Ingalls, 2013
The row of Dignitaries; Anna Birgirsdottir, Consul General of Iceland Hjalmar W Hannesson, City Councillor Grand Nordman, The Honourable Peter Bjornson, His Honour, The Honourable Philip S Lee, C.M., O.M. and Her Honour Anita Lee
New Icelandic Consul General for Manitoba, Hjalmar W. Hannesson, June 2013
It was a very hot sun that day, so people made improvised hats.