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WELCOME TO

M E N T A N A R V I K A Í V Á G U M 18 /8 – 24 /8

Vesturskin is a culture week in Vágar offering a variety of events for people of all ages. Concerts, hikes, singalongs, art exhibitions, workshops and many more. Visit Vágar together with the municipalities of Sørvágur and Vágar welcomes you to the culture week in Vágar.

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SUNDAY, August 18th 09.00

 utdoor morning swim / Fosshylur, Sandavágur Free O Breakfast bowl, coffee and tea. Bring your own bowl, spoon and cup.

11.00  Children’s service / The church of Sandavágur Free Rógvi Dam attends. 12.00  Fish Tapas / Fiskastykkið, Sandavágur 12.00 – 18.00 Art exhibition with Bjørk Gudmundsen / Fiskastykkið, Sandavágur Free 14.00  Storytelling / Hentzar’s old shop, Sandavágur Free Rakel Helmsdal reads her new book ‘Will you catch me? – a gentle story of death’. The event is in Faroese. 15.00 – 18.00 Afternoon tea / Magenta - Gamla hotellið, Miðvágur 15.00 – 18.00 A  rt exhibition in the old stall / Vatnsoyrar Free With local artists. Lydia Nielsen and Pól Skarðenni. Choral singing. ‘Fljóðljóð’. 16.00 – 19.00 SOR Art exhibition / Sørvágur Free Artworks by Jana Johnhardsdóttir and Spjaldur. 18.00  ‘Verkir’ documentary / Marghøllin, Sørvágur 70,Documentary in Faroese by Karina og Theresa Jákupsdøttur about the change from home births to hospital births in the Faroe Islands. (70 min.) Tickets on atgongumerki.fo 20.30  Sunset coffee / Gásadalur Free We meet at Gásadalsgarður from where we walk to the edge to see the sunset, have coffee and listen to the brass band from Sørvágur. Bring your own cup.

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MONDAY, August 19th 10.00 – 15.00 SOR Art exhibition / Sørvágur Free Artworks by Jana Johnhardsdóttir and Spjaldur. 15.00 – 17.00 Guided tour in the historical stone house ‘Kálvalíð’ / Miðvágur Free Guide. Lydia Laksáfoss. 16.00 – 18.00 A  rt exhibition in the old stall / Vatnsoyrar Free With local artists. Lydia Nielsen and Pól Skarðenni. 17.00  Children’s activities in the plantation of Miðvágur Free Facilitated by Mai Halla Prior. 19.00  Home restaurant and boat trip / Smiðjuvegur 14, Bøur 900,Local dinner in Bøur followed by a boat trip to Múlafossur waterfall, Tindhólmur, and Drangarnir with Aview2sea. To sign up call. +298 226998 or contact Rannvá í Løðu on facebook. 19.00  Concert with JASMIN / SOR, Sørvágur 100,Warm up by Søren Manscher. Tickets on atgongumerki.fo 21.00  Film ‘The Birdcatcher’s son’ / Marghøllin, Sørvágur 100,Film in Swedish/Faroese by Richard Hobert (109 min.) Tickets on atgongumerki.fo

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TUESDAY, August 20th 10.00 – 14.00 W  orkshop. dyeing wool with plants / Bakkavegur, Sørvágur 400,Anne Sophie Nordendahl leads the workshop. Tickets on atgongumerki.fo 10.00 – 15.00 SOR Art exhibition / Sørvágur Free Artworks by Jana Johnhardsdóttir and Spjaldur. 15.00  The literature of Hans A. Djurhuus / Fiskastykkið, Sandavágur Free Hanus Kamban presents his new book about Faroese author Hans A. Djurhuus. The event is in Faroese. 16.00 – 18.00 A  rt exhibition in the old stall / Vatnsoyrar Free With local artists. Lydia Nielsen and Pól Skarðenni. 18.00  Pilates at Trælanípa / Miðvágur Free We meet at the beginning of the path to Trælanípa. Bring your own mat. Instructor. Helena Heðinsdóttir Jørgensen. 19.30  Mikkjal á Ryggi sing-along / Missiónshúsið, Sørvágur Free The event is arranged by different Christian congregations in Vágar. 21.00  Concert with Greta Svabo Bech / The Greenhouse, Sandavágur 100.Tickets on atgongumerki.fo

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WEDNESDAY, August 21st 09.00  Morning chat / The old municipal office, Miðvágur Free 10.00 – 15.00 SOR Art exhibition / Sørvágur Free Artworks by Jana Johnhardsdóttir and Spjaldur. 10.00 – 18.00 Art exhibition with Bjørk Gudmundsen / Fiskastykkið, Sandavágur Free 10.00 – 20.00  Kayaking on the lake / Gróthúsini, Miðvágur 200,Vága kajak organizes barbecue and kayak orienteering from the stone houses by the lake. Each trip lasts 2 hours. Children under the age of 15 are free of charge, but have to be together with an adult. 16.00 – 18.00 A  rt exhibition in the old stall / Vatnsoyrar Free With local artists. Lydia Nielsen and Pól Skarðenni. 17.00  Harry Potter reading / Skúlin á Giljanesi Free The book club at Giljanes school organizes a theme event about Harry Potter and discussing the interest in reading in Faroese. The event is in Faroese. 17.00 – 22.00 Indian dinner / Café Zorva, Sørvágur 18.00  Brass concert in the sea cave Munkastova / Sørvágur 300,Katrin Jørgensen and Helena Heðinsdóttir Jørgensen perform. Children between 7 – 15 and pensioners half price. Registration on mykines.fo 18.00 – 21.00 R  eading in historical ‘Jansagerði’ / Miðvágur Free Coffee and cake, listening to old music on the radio, and reading in Faroese. 19.00  Barbecue in the youth house / Miðvágur Free 20.00  Gospel concert / Kedron, Sørvágur Free Eyðun Jacobsen, Svein í Prestgarði, Magni Christiansen and others attend.

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THURSDAY, August 22nd 10.00 – 15.00 SOR Art exhibition / Sørvágur Free Artworks by Jana Johnhardsdóttir and Spjaldur. 10.00 – 18.00 Art exhibition with Bjørk Gudmundsen / Fiskastykkið, Sandavágur Free 16.00 – 18.00 A  rt exhibition in the old stall / Vatnsoyrar Free With local artists. Lydia Nielsen and Pól Skarðenni. 17.00  Family event in the school of Sørvágur Free Pupils show dancing, singing, creative work, and a new music video 17.30  Nature yoga in Salgjógv / Bøur Free Meet at the road above Salgjógv outside of Bøur. Bring your own mat. Instructor. Jóna Ólavsdóttir 19.00  Concert and bonfire / Viðurbyrgi, Bøur Free 21.00  Evening mediation in the church / Bøur Free Priest. Inga Poulsen Dam

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FRIDAY, August 23rd 10.00  Morning singing and coffee for elderly / Library , Sørvágur Free 10.00 – 15.00 SOR Art exhibition / Sørvágur Free Artworks by Jana Johnhardsdóttir and Spjaldur. 10.00 – 18.00 Art exhibition with Bjørk Gudmundsen / Fiskastykkið, Sandavágur Free 11.00  Baby church / Sandavágs kirkja Free For babies and their parents. 16.00 – 18.00 A  rt exhibition in the old stall / Vatnsoyrar Free With local artists. Lydia Nielsen and Pól Skarðenni. 16.00 – 22.00 Stakka-festival / Sørvágur

16.00 Creative workshop for children at ‘Húsið við Gil’ Free

17.00 Outdoor dance workshop with Diana J. Hansen Free Hip-hop, breakdance and dance games for all ages

18.00 Hiddenfjord Salmon meal with chef Gutti Winter Free

 Performances: Reality Bytes – Sement winner 2019 Music School on Vágar. Gilja, Ró and the youth orchestra Dance group. ‘5, 6, 7, og 8’ BEINIR

The music school sells coffee and waffles.

22.00  Pub quiz / Café Zorva, Sørvágur

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SATURDAY, August 24th 10.00  Hike to Drangarnir – the sea stacks / Sørvágur 100,Meeting point Effo gas station, approximately 5 hours. Registration on vagar@visitvagar.fo 10.00 – 15.00 SOR Art exhibition / Sørvágur Free Artworks by Jana Johnhardsdóttir and Spjaldur. 10.00 – 16.00 Art exhibition with Bjørk Gudmundsen / Fiskastykkið, Sandavágur Free 10.00 – 16.00 Café in the Greenhouse / Sandavágur Flowers/plants pop-up shop with ‘Plantuhúsið’ Thorbjørn Fredriksen weaving baskets

10.00 Flower arrangement workshop 350,Sign up on atgongumerki.fo

13.00 Second hand fashion show with ‘Blákross’

10.00 – 17.00 Stand-up-paddling with Útilív / the beach in Miðvágur 100,Free for children between 10 and 15 years old. 13.00 – 16.00 Sheepdog show / í Brennuni, Sørvágur Free 14.00 – 17.00 O  pen garden / Vatnsoyrar Free Visit the garden of Helena og Pól Skarðenni. 14.00 – 17.00 Coffee and cake at Lakeside / Vatnsoyrar Free 14.00 – 17.00 A  rt exhibition in the old stall / Vatnsoyrar Free With local artists. Lydia Nielsen and Pól Skarðenni. 15.00  Children’s singalong / Í Beitinum, Miðvágur Free With Katrin á Borg Johannesen and Holgar Johannesen.

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18.00  International Potluck / Í Beitinum, Miðvágur Free We celebrate cultural diversity through food, dance and talk. 21.00  Vágagonga concerts / Miðvágur Free 21.00 21.45 21.45 22.30 22.30 23.15 00.15

Systkini á Løgmansbø in the church of Miðvágur The Colour Storm at Smiðjan Erla Poulsen at Magenta – the Old Hotel Faroese chain dance at ‘í Beitinum’ Sámal Ravnsfjall in the Green Bus Blátt Grass on the outdoor stage in the center of Miðvágur Tinganest on the outdoor stage in the center of Miðvágur

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Vesturskin - Culture Week in Vágar 2019  

Vesturskin is a culture week in Vágar offering a variety of events for people of all ages. Concerts, hikes, singalongs, art exhibitions, wor...

Vesturskin - Culture Week in Vágar 2019  

Vesturskin is a culture week in Vágar offering a variety of events for people of all ages. Concerts, hikes, singalongs, art exhibitions, wor...

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