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Bridget Wittstock, Eden Davis, and Gillian Wittstoct model traditional Norwegian Sami-style wear. Petersburg's Little Norway Festival is held every year during the week of May 17, Norwegian Independence Day.
Photos: Petersburg celebrates annual Little Norway Festival 052009 NEWS 2 Capital City Weekly Bridget Wittstock, Eden Davis, and Gillian Wittstoct model traditional Norwegian Sami-style wear. Petersburg's Little Norway Festival is held every year during the week of May 17, Norwegian Independence Day.

Photos By Klas Stolpe


Photos By Klas Stolpe

Emily Luczak catches a Sil (herring) during the herring toss.


Photos By Klas Stolpe

Vikings and Valkyries ride on and in a Humvi.


Photos By Klas Stolpe

Brenda and Jeannie Norheim show their rosmaled shoes that match their Ringerrikka Honofess Bunads outside the Sons Of Norway hall.


Photos By Klas Stolpe

The Leikarring Dancers move to some Norwegian dance music.


Photos By Klas Stolpe

Viking Buckstrap (Stuart Eddy) holds young mentor Jayden Cook.


Photos By Klas Stolpe

Valkyries Rachel Welde from Petersburg, Alaska and Gry Mortensen from TROMSų, Norway help kick off the annual Little Norway Festival in Petersburg with the Viking Feast Thursday night. Those who brave the dinner cannot use napkins or silverware and could be subject to being spirited away to a Vikings jail.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Story last updated at 5/20/2009 - 11:05 am

Photos: Petersburg celebrates annual Little Norway Festival

Bridget Wittstock, Eden Davis, and Gillian Wittstoct model traditional Norwegian Sami-style wear. Petersburg's Little Norway Festival is held every year during the week of May 17, Norwegian Independence Day.


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