ÍSLENDINGDAGURINN - STRONG WOMEN - 2006 Festival Theme

Back Row L-R: Sandra Sigurdson, Thorsteinn Magnússon, Kristinn Björnsson, Juliana Sigurðardóttir, Hannes Pétursson.
Front Row L-R: Tammy Axelson, Constance Magnusson, Tami Jakobson Schirlie, Solveig Pétursdóttir, Erla Wankling, Halla Bachmann Ólafsdóttir
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Right: Hrund Skulason (nee Thorgrimson) is now at the venerable age of 97 years. Before retiring she held the position of librarian for the "Icelandic Collection" at
the Elizabeth Dafoe Library, U of M.


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Below:
Madison Benson & Solveig Pétursdóttir. Madison sang the ballad, Bless Bless which was composed by Heiða Arnason


L-R: Heiða Arnason, composer of "Bless Bless"; Kathy Arnason, author and CEO Prairie Ocean Centre of the Arts; Solveig Pétursdóttir, Speaker of Alþingi; Judith Arnason, Estates West Realty Ltd. and Prairie Ocean Centre of the Arts.


L-R: Inga Burgess (nee Hallson) and her twin sister Runa Vopni (nee Hallson)

L-R: Hedy Björnson (Gimli), Svava & Rev. Eric Sigmar (Seattle), Helga Sigurdson (Lundar) Fjallkona in 1988.


Nea Hvanndal & family from Piney, MB. Nea is 91 years young and attends the Monday program every year. She was
born in Iceland.


L-R: Steinunn Ármannsdóttir, wife of Markus Örn Antonsson in conversation with Ardith Sigurdson.

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Erla Helgason Wankling, Fjallkona & Regent of the IODE Jón Sigurdsson Chapter. Johanna Wilson, Fjallkona 1991 and past Regent IODE, Solveig Pétursdóttir, Speaker of Alþingi.

Ásta Sól Kristjánsdóttir, Snorri Program
Tami Jakobson Schirlie, Festival Pres.

Halla Bachman Ólafdóttir with husband Þorsteinn Magnússon and Sandra Sigurdson, past president of Icelandic Festival of Manitoba Inc.

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