Princess Committee

Our Court Would Love to Speak to You!

The Festival Court is available to speak to your lodge or service organization. This is an excellent opportunity for you to support these young women as they practice communication skills, and puts you directly in touch with our Nordic future! Please use the form below to schedule a date.

Click here to learn more about each member of this year's Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Court.


Mailing Address:

PO Box 34
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone: Loran - 503-325-6136

The 2024 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Court was introduced at last week's Lucia Fest. Stay tuned as we introduce these young people and their chaperones individually in January. Save the dates for the Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival June 21-23, 2024, at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds. (Photos by Scott Docherty) ... See MoreSee Less
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The Lucia Court exits the auditorium at the conclusion of last week's Lucia Fest. It is lovely to see Nordic heritage and traditions alive in Astoria. Next is the Light in the Darkness Event at Astoria Nordic Heritage Park from 5-8 PM on Friday, December 15 (or 20 in case of bad weather). Photos by Scott Docherty) ... See MoreSee Less
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Light in the Darkness - December 15. Learn more about it.Learn more about Light in the Darkness and the tradition of memorial candles in Nordic lands at 3 PM on KMUN when Saara Matthews and Lloyd Bowler discuss the upcoming event at Astoria Nordic Heritage Park with host Carol Newman on Arts Live and Local. Candles will be lit at 5 PM on Friday, December 15; the brief ceremony begins at 6 PM; and the Friends of Suomi Hall and VASA #215 Swedish Lodge will serve refreshments. The public is welcome. In case of severe weather, the event will be moved to December 20. ... See MoreSee Less
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Nordic fun for kids!We would love to see you! RSVP today! ... See MoreSee Less
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Star Boys accompanied the Lucia Bride and her Court to the stage at last week's Lucia Fest. In Christian tradition, Star Boys accompanied the Three Wise Men on their trek to the baby Jesus. In northern European traditions, Star Boys visit houses in the neighborhood for money and treats in exchange for reciting Bible verses or writing blessings on the houses with chalk. (Photos by Scott Docherty) ... See MoreSee Less
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