Jouhikko building workshop - Juhannus event

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Jouhikko building workshop - Juhannus event

Friday, June 22, 2018 - June 23, 2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm (Expired)
Finnish American Heritage Center
437 Quincy St
Hancock, MI, MI 49930 (906) 487-7549
Cost: 135.00
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Phone: (906) 487-7549

Jouhikko, instrument people hate to love,  is a traditional, three-stringed lyre from Finland. Now, first time in the US, you have a chance to build one with instructor Alice Margerum.


Friday June 22, 2018

  • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (possibility to continue after 3 p.m. if needed) Jouhikko building at The Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. Session includes a break for lunch. Students are responsible for their own lunch.

Saturday June 23, 2018

  • 9 a.m. Jouhikko building class continues until completion at Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock.
  •  5:30-6:30 p.m. Jouhikko playing workshop with Clare Zuraw at Misery Bay School, Toivola.

Two-day workshop includes all materials except bow. The registration fee includes a seat in the Jouhikko playing workshop in Toivola.

To register for this workshop, call (906) 487-7549.

This workshop is a part of Juhannus festival. For more information, go to Juhannus is an annual celebration at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center, incorporating Finnish American Folk School (FAFS) workshops into a festival atmosphere. The FAFS is designed to provide instruction in Finnish folk arts, with a goal of creating a new generation of tradition bearers in Michigan’s Copper Country and beyond.

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