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Folkefest Taps Into Town’s Finnish Roots

The small town of Frederick, S.D., gave Finnish folk ensemble Kardemimmit a big welcome. Read about how celebrating Scandinavian heritage...

Kardemimmit at Lotus Blossoms

Before Kardemimmit began their 2018 Arts Midwest Folkefest spring tour, the ensemble spent a week in Indiana doing interactive performances...

Share an international arts experience

Watch a video that shares the connections, learning, and joy of an international residency with Arts Midwest!

Final Stop: Marquette, Michigan

This post comes from Anna Wegelius, one of the four musicians in Kardemimmit, after the ensemble’s first tour with Arts Midwest Folkefest...

Second Stop: Rice Lake, Wisconsin

An artist’s reflection on week two of the inaugural Arts Midwest Folkefest tour.