17th May in Shetland

 Type:Norwegian National Day
 Location:Scotland, Shetland

On the 17th May, the Shetland Bus Friends Association is holding a short wreath-laying ceremony at the Shetland Bus Memorial in Scalloway at 3.00pm.

At 6.45pm there will be a wreath-laying service at the Norwegian war graves in the Lerwick Cemetry (organised by the Shetland Norwegian Friendship Society). 

At 7.30pm - Midnight, there will be a Supper & Dance in Lerwick Town Hall with entertainment by 'Jim Halcrow's Band'. For tickets and more information, please contact Peter J. Campbell (Shetland Norwegian Friendship Society) on tel.: 01595 695 193.

A wreath-laying ceremony at Norwegian war graves and memorials is also planned in Lunna.  Further  information can be obtained from  Peter J. Campbell (see above).

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