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Folk singer Tone Jorunn Tveito, right, and Hardanger fiddler Torgeir Straand will perform in concert Friday morning at River Falls. Tone and Torgeir have been entertaining audiences in several countries, including a visit to America in 1996. In addition to playing the lur, Tone is a kvedar (traditional folk singer).

Norwegian fest plans stop in New Richmond next Thursday

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Norwegian musicians Torgeir Straand and Tone Jorunn Tveito are featured performers at this year's 7-lag stevne at the University Center, UW-River Falls, June 25-28.


The New Richmond Heritage Center will also play a part in the festivities. A bus tour to the historical museum is planned for 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, June 25.

Sju-Lag Stevne (Norwegian words, sju [shoo] meaning "seven"; lag [lahg] meaning "group/s," and stevne [stev-neh] meaning "reunion" or "rally."

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