May 222 pm – 4:30 pm
May 222:30pm – 3:30pm
The time when syrener–that is, lilacs–bloom is as much beloved in Sweden as in Minnesota. It tends to happen a little later in Sweden–late May or early June.
Jag tycker att doften av syren är världens ljuvligaste. I think the scent of lilacs is the sweetest scent in the world.
I had such a wonderful time at ASI that I became a member! Thank you for the excellent programming you bring to our Twin Cities community!— ASI Member
I had such a wonderful time at ASI that I became a member! Thank you for the excellent programming you bring to our Twin Cities community!
A trip to Minneapolis isn't complete without a visit to ASI— CNN
A trip to Minneapolis isn't complete without a visit to ASI
2600 Park Ave
Join the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project and the American Swedish Institute for a summer evening of cultural exchange on the ASI lawn! Listen to Iraqi and Swedish musical performances by award-winning violinist, composer and singer Layth Sidiq. Try your hand at games like kubb and tawleh, learn a dance or two, or make a craft like a cuneiform clay tablet or Arabic calligraphy.
Sample some classic Swedish pastries and Iraqi desserts like baklava, basbousa and mushabak. Along with coffee and Iraqi tea, which is a delicious heavy brew of black tea served with sugar and flavored with cardamom. Attendees can also take a break from the action to visit the ASI Turnblad Mansion which will be open during the event.
Thanks to the Laura Jane Musser Fund for their generous support. This event is funded in part by the Minnesota Humanities Center with money from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund that was created with the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.
Thu, Jun 16, 20226–7:30 pm
Sat, May 28, 20229:30 – 10:30 am
Nordic Handcraft Event
Thu, May 19, 20226 pm – 8 pm
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