MEET AND GREET 2012
Tuesday, September 18, 2012,
A SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY TO MEET AND/OR GREET ICELANDERS coming to visit Minnesota, and North America. Jonas Thor is traveling with Svava Gestson and his friends. Svava Gestson was the first Consul General in Winnipeg a few years ago. He visited Minnesota a few times. Join us to provide a Warm Minnesota Welcome. Bring a dessert or salad or donate $10.00.
Option 1: Highway 494 to Mall of America, Exit at 24th South, to American Boulevard, East [Left] to Metro Drive [Left] North
Option 2: Highway 494 to Mall of America, Exit at 34th South, South to American Boulevard, West [Right] to Metro Drive [Right] North; Sign for hotel is at second Metro Drive.
Springhill Suites is behind another hotel, next to the freeway.
All the groups stay at Springhill Suites by Marriott on 2870 Metro Boulevard.
Here is the list:
Hwy 494 to 24th Avenue South Exit, East on American Boulevard, Left on Metro Boulevard
Hwy 494 to 34th Avenue South Exit, West on American Boulevard, Right on Metro Boulevard
1: Menntaskolinn Isafirdi (teachers 20 persons)--------Sunday May 27.
2: Grunnskolinn Redarfirdi (school teachers 34 persons)--------Friday, June 8 (same as above)
3: Grunnskoli Seydisfjardar & Bruarasskoli ( school teachers 30 persons)-----Saturday, June 9
4: Kvennakor Gardabaejar (female choir 35 persons). Group arrives Tuesday, June 12.
5: Kvennakor Akureyrar- Huge female choir Friday August 10.
6: Senior citizens (25-30 persons) Group arrives Sunday, August 12.
7: A group of ladies (Framsoknarkonur in Reykjavik) members of the Progressive political party in Reykjavik wish to visit Icelandic communities in early September. Details to follow!!
8: Svavar Gestsson. Mr.Gestsson has rounded up some friends (20 persons) for a tour. Group arrives Tuesday, September 18 and stays one night.
In addition, there is a private request for August 2nd. More information to follow.