2019 NORSK HOSTFEST
SEPTEMBER 24TH - 29TH
TOUR DIRECTORS: DOUG & NANCY PORCINA (306.960.7278 / firstname.lastname@example.org)
Celebrate authentic Scandinavian culture, cuisine and heritage of the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Each nation is represented in one of the halls in which the festival takes place, and each named after their country's capital city. The individual styles of each country's entertainment, food, clothes, art, and jewelry can be found throughout Norsk Høstfest and also in the Scandinavian Heritage Park, the only park in the world representing all five Nordic countries.
Hostfest doors open 7:30 am. Free stages run 9:00 am - 8:00 pm. Dance 8:00 pm to midnight. Shuttle 7:00 am - 11:00 pm.
Day 1, Sept. 24th, Tuesday: Meet fellow passengers along the route. Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Regina, Estevan, North Portal, Portal and Minot.
Day 2, Sept. 25th, Wednesday: Take in all Hostfest has to offer.
1:00 pm: Chicks with Hits - Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss.
7:00 pm - Daniel O’Donnell.
Day 3, Sept. 26th, Thursday: Between shows, possible shopping and sightseeing.
1:00 pm - Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder.
7:00 pm - Clint Black and The Texas Tenors.
Day 4, Sept. 27th, Friday: Between shows, possible shopping and sightseeing.
1:00 pm - Charley Pride and special guest ISMO.
7:00 pm - Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias.
Day 5, Sept. 28th, Saturday: Final day to take in all that Hostfest has to offer.
1:00 pm - Terry Fator.
7:00 pm - Chicago.
Day 6, Sept. 29th, Sunday: Return home with fond memories and new friends. Stopping at duty free shop before crossing the border.
ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
CHICKS WITH HITS - TERRI CLARK, PAM TILLIS & SUZY BOGGUSS. Singing, playing great songs together, and having fun. Three of the biggest female artists in country music. With 36 top 10 singles between them, this combination of talent is unparalleled, with over 10 million records sold, and numerous GRAMMY, ACM, CMA, and CCMA awards.
DANIEL O’DONNELL. One of the best loved artists of our time. he is the only artist in the world to score a hit in the UK album charts every year since 1988. He reached the UK Artist Albums Chart with 38 albums, 32 top 30 albums and numerous awards.
RICKY SKAGGS & KENTUCKY THUNDER. Many members of the band have won numerous awards. Bandleader Ricky Skaggs plays mandolin and is the lead vocalist. The group has won the Instrumental Group of the Year award from the International Bluegrass Music Association multiple times, as well as seven Grammy Awards.
CLINT BLACK. Singer-songwriter and one of country music’s brightest stars. Has many talents, transcended genres and is one of the most successful artists. One-third of his songs achieved hit song status at Country Radio, more than 20 million of his albums have been sold worldwide. Clint is also proficient on drums and harmonica.
TEXAS TENORS. Debut nine years ago on America’s Got Talent. They have a long list of awards, accolades and an enthusiastic fan base, including 3 Emmy Awards for the PBS special You Should Dream. JC, Marcus and John blend all new music with popular hits.
CHARLEY PRIDE. American country music singer, musician, guitarist, recording artist, performer, business owner, and former baseball player. His greatest musical success came in the early to mid-1970s, when he became the best-selling performer for RCA Records since Elvis Presley. Charley is still recording today.
ISMO. Wonderful Finn, Ismo Leikola brings the house down with his daft “foreigner abroad” schtick. Has an entertaining off-kilter mind and a gift for comic misunderstanding. Wrote and starred in two seasons of his own sitcom, ISMO. He filmed three DVD specials from 2008 to 2016. Very funny fellow.
GABRIEL “FLUFFY” IGLESIAS. An American comedian, actor, writer, producer and voice actor. He is known for his shows I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy. His style of comedy is a mixture of story telling with characters and sound effects that bring all his personal issues to life.
TERRY FATOR. Won America’s Got Talent in 2007. Terry is a singer, comedian, ventriloquist and celebrity impressionist. He spent over 20 years on the road performing at everything from schools to county fairs before becoming a Vegas headliner.
CHICAGO. An American rock band formed in 1967, began writing politically charged rock music, and later moved to a softer sound, generating several hit ballads. One of the longest-running, most successful and world’s best-selling groups sold more than 100 million records. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016.
FREE STAGE ENTERTAINMENT:
Bjoro Haaland, Williams & Ree, Mollie B, Ryan Keplin Fiddling Lefty, Viking Live Steel Combat, Telge Glima, Auntie Kreamsaugen, Country Gentlemen, Jenta O’Ja, Ringling 5, Ragnarokkr, Norsk Hostfest Accordion Club, J-M-B Band, Skalmusik, Skandi Ski Fantasy, Scandinavian Youth Camp Performers, Western Plains Children’s Choir, Nordic Hand Knit Sweater Program, Bunad and Folk Costume Style Show, Scandinavian Unique Antiques, Dakota Drifters. New this year: Medora Gospel Experience, Neil Diamond Tribute, Kentucky Riders, William Florian, Trio Larsson, True Thomas the Storyteller, Soul Shine, Norwegian Bachelor Farmers, Magic Tap Cloggers, Jenny & the Law, Max from Wild Hands, Daniel Starks, Renee & Karl.
2019 TOUR INCLUDES:
PA Northern Bus Lines, driver, entertainment system, washroom, reclining seats and coach cleaned daily.
Hotel accommodations + tax and baggage handling, 1 bag per person round-trip.
Reserved seating for ALL 8 CELEBRITY HEADLINER SHOWS.
Daily admissions to all activities of Arts, Crafts, displays, food booths, and Viking fights.
Continuous music of more than 30 Hall entertainers on free stages.
Dance the night away to live music.
2 Professional Tour Directors to insure you have a worry free trip.
All tips for driver and tour directors.
An afternoon or two for shopping and sightseeing.