A festive time at Viking Fest


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  • Photos by George LeRoy Hunter Thirteen month old Amaya Benner of Rowland, Pa.




  • Guests enjoy a traditional Norwegian style meal.




  • Rowland, Pa. resident Elsie Anderson shows off the quilt she made, which will be auctioned off later this year.




  • Nine year old Kalea Johnson of Rowland, Pa. gets a heaping spoonful of mashed potatoes.



Guests enjoyed a traditional Norwegian style meal during the The Bernt Balchen Lodge #3-566 of the Sons of Norway's Viking Fest that took place at the Bernt Balchen Lodge #3-566 located inside the Central Volunteer Fire Department in Lackawaxen on Saturday, June 7.

200th Anniversary
The menu consisted of traditional Norwegian roast stuffed pork, mashed potatoes, red cabbage and other vegetables, homemade soup, and homemade desserts, coffee and tea.

This year, Sons of Norway celebrated the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Norwegian Constitution at Eidsvoll, on May 17, 1814. This Constitution is the second oldest written Constitution still in existence. Its wording was inspired by the United States Declaration of Independence of 1776. This Constitution of 1814 was written by men who wanted Norway to secede. Greater policy decided otherwise, and Norway became forced into a union with Sweden later in the year. The Constitution was retained, but was slightly modified to accommodate a new union with Sweden. The main principles of the Constitution were upheld and laid the foundation for the union's dissolution in 1905 and the development of Norwegian independent democracy.


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