This year’s program proved to be one of the best yet with more prizes, children’s games and vendor than ever. For the first time visitors were able to take part in three Grand Prize raffles – Airline tickets to the US compliments of United, Iceland Air and Norwegian.
The American Coordinating Council of Norway (ACCN) put on its 29th consecutive American Indpendence Day celebration in Frognerparken, Oslo on Sunday, June 29, 2014 (“ID2014“). Airbuzz and Lady Moscow rocked the park, the Rock Back Dancers introduced visitors to Country Line Dancing and Strider bikes made their maiden appearance at ID2014. In addition to to fabulous prizes and fantastics BBQ food, Street Car events with their awesome collection of cars were present as well.
The proceeds of each Independence Day event are donated to deserving organizations, this year five grants were awarded. Oslo Barne Museum, Sons of Norway, Northern Lights Foundation and the Oslo Krisesenter were the lucky recipients.
This event would not be possible without the support of our fantastic community of advertisers, supporters, volunteers. We’d also like to give a special thanks to the City of Oslo, Frognerparken, the American Embassy and our many, many fans. We encourage everyone to visit their links to find out more about them.
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