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Below the following contact form, you will find our 2020 Press Resources to download and use for promotional purposes only, such as print-ready logos. When they become available, the new official posters and festival artwork will be posted here, so please check back.

To view names and photos of our staff and leadership, click here.
For more info about our Court, past and present, click here.
More information about festival events and performers, click here.
You can find all of our most recent press releases in the News section. Click here.

If you have a question regarding news articles or any other press concerns, please contact our publicist, Yvonne Sundstrom, by filling out the form below and clicking "send."

Thank you for your interest in this year's Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival!


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Enjoy a few more photos from the Stationary Optog Walking Parade held on June 20, 2020, in Astoria. It was a small way to keep the Midsummer Festival spirit alive. We're all looking forward to next year already - June 18, 19, & 20, 2021 at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds. ... See MoreSee Less

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Very meaningful and inspiring!!!😃

The usual suspects were there to participate in the 2020 Stationary Optog Walking Parade. These strong men and sturdy women have been the backbone of the festival for years. The Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival will resume June 18, 19, 20, 2021. ... See MoreSee Less

Members of the 2020 Scandinavian Midsummer Court, Miss Scandinavia 2019, and some previous court members showed up to join the stationary Optog Walking Parade held on June 20, 2020 in Astoria. The Midsummer Festival was cancelled but this was a good way to show the community that our group is still strong and sturdy! ... See MoreSee Less

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Finnish Sisu along with all the other heritages is definitely alive and well in Astoria!"

Congratulations to Nettie Blair who was Grand Marshall of the June 20, 2020, Stationary Optog Walking Parade. What a great attitude! Despite the Midsummer moisture falling from the sky, Nettie said, "This is fun. We can do it again next year!" Thanks to all who honked or waved or flew a flag. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Nettie Blair who was Grand Marshall of the June 20, 2020, Stationary Optog Walking Parade. What a great attitude! Despite the Midsummer moisture falling from the sky, Nettie said, This is fun. We can do it again next year! Thanks to all who honked or waved or flew a flag.Image attachment

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Right in the thick of things, as usual! Your enthusiasm is always contagious Nettie Blair!

Congratulations Nettie you deserve this every year!!

She was one I recognized when I drove by. Miss seeing her regularly at Finn Ware. Congratulations Nettie!

Where there is a will, there is a way. I love this♥️. We usually come up to it from Molalla. My dad grew up in Svenson and I was born in Astoria. We are Finnish.

Great choice ! Wonderful lady !

Nettie is always up for a new adventure!

Nettie your an awesome lady!

Nettie Blair was so fun to watch and be around. You couldn't help, but smile when you saw her smile and wave to everyone.

Looking great Nettie!!!

Congratulations Nettie!

Congratulations

Congratulations Nettie 😊🎉🎉🎉

O! Hello Mrs. Blair! That's a great idea!

Congrats Nettie!! ❤️

Congratulations Nettie Blair. So well deserved! 🎉❤️🎉

Go Nettie 🇳🇴❤️

Hi Nettie Blair. The last time I saw you was at a Scandi Fest!

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The Optog Stationary Walking Parade happened yesterday with a good turnout despite typical Oregon Midsummer weather. Thanks to all the supporters who drove by and honked or waved or flew a flag. (photos by Scott Docherty) ... See MoreSee Less

The Optog Stationary Walking Parade happened yesterday with a good turnout despite typical Oregon Midsummer weather. Thanks to all the supporters who drove by and honked or waved or flew a flag. (photos by Scott Docherty)Image attachmentImage attachment
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