Icelandic Independence Day, June 17 2013

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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