2012 Festival Activities

2012 WinterNights Festival Activities

(partial list*)

01) Games – Kubb – Viking Lawn Chess (tournament if warranted)
02) Games – Hnefatafl – Viking Table Chess (board game)

3a) Music – NorseWind – Old Norse & Celtic genre of music                            3b) Music – Cindy Diskin and Doli Grace – Celtic & Folk

4) Event – Runestone Dedication – Unveiling/Dedication of 1st runestone(Danjul/Norsewind)
5) Event – Winternights Festival – Vetrnætr Ritual/Ceremony(Danjul/Norsewind)

6) Readings – Runes – Explaination of – pronouncing, meaning, types, reading
7) Readings – Runes – Old Norse Prose describing Odins quest for knowledge

8) Readings – Younger Edda – Creation of Universe, World, Day, Night, Sun, Moon
9) Readings – ” – Golden Age of Asgard and the Gods of Asgard
10) Readings – ” – Yggdrasil & the Norns
11) Readings – ” – Binding of Fennir (great evil wolf)
12) Readings – ” – Thors Hammer and its creation/power

13) Readings – Poetic Edda – Wisdom for Wanderers and Counsel to Guests
14) Readings – ” – Maxims to Men (Values to live by)
15) Readings – ” – Lessons for Lovers
16) Readings – ” – Odin’s Love Quests
17) Readings – ” – Odin’s Quest after the Runes(see #7)

18)Readings – Great Nordic FairyTales – The Boy who was never afraid
19)Readings – Great Nordic Fairy Tales – Linda-Gold and the Old King
20)Readings – Great Nordic Fairy Tales – The Flower of Happiness on Sunnymount Crest
21)Readings – Great Nordic Fairy Tales – The Trolls and the Youngest Tomte
22)Readings – Great Nordic Fairy Tales – The Magician’s Cape

*This is a partial list which we are updating as plans are still fluid and we hear from other participants/vendors/etc. Actual time schedule will be added later as well.

PERFORMANCES SCHEDULE

11:00 – 11:15 Welcome to Event / Intro

11:15 – 11:30 Collection of Freya Music(CD)

11:30 –  Runestone Unveiling / Dedication

11:45 – 12:30 Runes (Readings)

12:30 – 1:30 NorseWind(Norse/Celtic Music)

1:30 – 2:00 Nordic Fairy Tales (Readings)

2:00 – 2:30 Vetraentr Gauldr

2:30 – 3:00 NorseWind (CD?)

3:00 – 3:30 Snorre’s/Younger Edda (Readings)

3:30 –  4:00 Nordic Music(CD?)

4:00 – 4:30 Poetic Edda (Readings)

4:30 – 5:30 Cindy/Doli (Folk/Celtic Music)

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