Welcome to the 16th annual


A celebration of Scandinavian and Scandinavian/American folk music here in northern Minnesota.












Nisswa-stämman #16 is  June 12, 13, 2015

Stämma Performers Page 2015  - an amazing cast of characters, yet again :)
2015 Performing Schedule - view the schedule and download a pdf file
Nisswa-stämman 2015 info page - here you can read all details about the festival

Nisswa-stämman workshops 2015 - take a look, sign up and tell your friends!
West Denmark Fiddle School - happens immediately after Nisswa-stämman 
in Luck, Wisconsin. Please sign up!
Nisswa-stämman 2015 Poster - view, download, print out and disseminate!
Multi-year Handout - this handout has stämma dates from 2015 to 2018.
Nisswa-stämman Youtube Page
Nisswa-stämman Facebook Page
About Nisswa-stämman - tells about the origin of the festival.

Read about the 2014 festival here :

Nisswa-stämman Pics - 2010 - 2014
2014 Event Schedule  - choices, choices, choices!
2014 Poster - low resolution version for viewing online 

2014 Poster - high resolution version to download and printing out

Nisswa-stämma happens Rain or Shine! - rain site info here

You can fly into Brainerd - link to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

Contact Information page  or write to:    nisswastamman@gmail.com
Need a place to stay? Check out our camping and hotel page for some ideas.

How to Get Here gives maps and directions to the various event locations and also gives distances from some major cities to Nisswa, MN.

Downtown Nisswa Map - A close-up of event sites in Nisswa and Pequot Lakes

Nisswa Area Map - A look at event locations in Nisswa area

Lakeland Public TV segment  our local PBS affiliate covered our festival
We put up the Allspel stage cover!  courtesy of Anderson Family Foundation
Stage Covering Project - shots from the shop preparation process
Consolidated Photo page.. 2001 - 2009, lots of memories here

Testimonials - read what people are saying about our festival.

This is fun!.. the Schedules of Sat. Night Dances 2000 - 2008

magazine article by Morten Høirup about Nisswa-stämman 2007. Translated into English by Maryann and Robert Eliason

Great article about Nisswa-stämman in the Norseman Magazine - published in Sept, 05 written by Kari Grønningsæter

Nisswa Information gives an overview of the event's host community and surrounding area and provides links to local amenities.

Our Scandinavian Heritage provides a background regarding the settlement of Scandinavian immigrants in Minnesota and the culture they brought along to the "new land."

Scandinavian Folk Music offers some background into the music that you will experience during Nisswa-stämman.

Scand Links - Explore other folk music resources on the net.

Legion Club Dance Poster 2010 with a nice photo by John Erickson
2011 Color Poster   2010 Color Poster   2007 Color Poster 

2006 Color Poster   2006 B & W Poster

2005 official Program  2004 official Program

Sponsors Page thank you! thank you! thank you! to these folks who care enough to give of their time and/or money to make our stämman "fly".

Official Front Page this is the 'official' front door to our website.

How to Get Here

About Nisswa-stämman

Nisswa Information

Contact Us

Scandinavian Music

Scandinavian Heritage

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