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Norway at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival

 Date:03/08/2005 - 13/08/2005
 Type:Culture, Music
 Location:Scotland, Aberdeen

30 groups and over 800 young artists will be coming to Aberdeen from all over the world to perform at this year's International Youth Festival. The Festival will not only present the best international companies, it will also create innovative new dance, music and choral performances.

The Norwegian participation is as follows:

SUNDAY 7 AUGUST

Children's Show
Beach Ballroom 3pm
£3.50, Family Ticket (4 people) £13

This newly commissioned show is an exciting and colourful way of introducing the range of international performers to children and young people. This year, the Pied Piper of Peterhead will whisk you across the globe, visiting Canada, the Cayman Islands, China, Norway, Trinidad and the Ukraine, experiencing music and dance along the way.

Sponsored by the Evening Express

Stord Ungdomskor (Stord Youth Choir)
St Margaret's Church, Aberlour, 7.30pm
Tickets: £5 under 26s free. Available from Kath Davies, Rosebank, Speyview, Aberlour. Tel 01340 871529

MONDAY 8 AUGUST

Caribbean Night
Beach Ballroom, 7.30pm
£8 ( £6)

This newly commissioned show is an exciting and colourful way of introducing the range of international performers to children and young people. This year, the Pied Piper of Peterhead will whisk you across the globe, visiting Canada, the Cayman Islands, China, Norway, Trinidad and the Ukraine, experiencing music and dance along the way.

Sponsored by Mott MacDonald & Franklin and Andrews

TUESDAY 9 AUGUST
Festival Club Night - Væike Pæike

The Lemon Tree, 9pm
£4 (free to Festival participants. Over 14’s only)
 
Henning Rød Haugland - Key Instruments
Magnus Rød Haugland - Double Bass
Dag Magnus Søyland Narvesen - Drums and Percussion

Væike Pæike is a piano trio with three young and exciting musicians from Stavanger, Norway. Their material is original and the expression could be characterized as modern jazz with focus on melody and textures. Henning has studied at the Jazz Conservatory of Stavanger and is currently studying at Royal Rhythmical Conservatory in Copenhagen. Magnus and Dag have been playing together for three years and are both currently studying at the Jazz Conservatory of Stavanger.

WEDNESDAY 10 AUGUST
Global Voices
Mitchell Hall, Marischal College, 7.30pm
£8.50 (£6.50)

Choral spectacular featuring choirs from Hong Kong, Glasgow,Norway and Ukraine. The evening will include specially composed music by Mike Brewer, OBE.

Sponsored by Aker Kvaerner

For more information, please contact the Aberdeen International Youth Festival on tel.: 01224 494400 or visit their web site.

For tickets, please contact the Box Office on tel.: 01224 641122 or visit their web site.

 



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