Jewish Cultural Festival Trondheim 2 – 4 September

This year’s Jewish Cultural Festival Trondheim program will soon be ready. This year we are welcoming several prominent artists from several countries:

Budapest klezmer band from Hungary
Sabbath All Week, from Sweden
Los Pasharos Sefaradis, from Turkey
Louisa Lyne & di Yiddishe Kapelye, from Sweden
Elsa Kvamme and Jan Erik Vold about the film about Ruth Maier’s diary
The exhibitions Atelier Benkow and Our Roots, and more.

Pleasant cafe.

It will also be possible to buy day passes for Saturday and Sunday.

Follow the link here, and you will see when the program is posted.

Budapest Klezmer Band

Budapest Klezmer Band

Sabbath Hela Veckan

Sabbath Hela Veckan

Louisa Lyne

Louisa Lyne


  • Day 1

    Friday, september 2nd

  • Day 2

    Saturday, September 3rd

  • Day 3

    Sunday, September 4th

  • Musical elements from the Shira Etana Klezmer Ensemble and serving of a four-course dinner from the Jewish kitchen.

    Shira Etana Klezmer Ensemble: Leoni Abrahamsen Kohn, violin / Anne Sørtømme, accordion / Kirsti Nørstebø, clarinet / Udi Schlomo, percussion.

    Location: Quality Hotel Augustin, Kongens gate 26.
    A popular event that is quickly sold out due to.
    A limited number of seats.

    Ticket price NOK 575, - (Includes four-course Shabbat dinner. Drinks are extra.)

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    Hvor: Quality Hotel Augustin

  • A unique opportunity to learn songs in Yiddish with the Swedish Yiddish singer Louisa Lyne.

    Location: Festival Hotel Comfort Hotel Park, Prinsens gate 4A.
    Ticket price: NOK 100

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    Hvor: Festival Hotel Comfort Hotel Park, Prinsens gate 4A

  • We feature several of the festival's artists, including Louisa Lyne and di Yidishe Kapelye, the Budapest Klezmer Band, and Los Pasharos Sefardos from Istanbul.

    Location: Synagogue, Architect Christies gate 1B.
    Ticket price: NOK 100

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    Hvor: Synagogue, Architect Christies gate 1B

  • Performance of Henning Sommerro's commissioned work for Jkfest in 2021 written for the festival's 10th anniversary.

    With:
    Sverre Johan Aal, vocals,
    Rick de Geyter, clarinet,
    Ola Lindseth, violin,
    Marit Aspås, cello,
    Hans Petter Stangnes, trumpet,
    Mona Spigseth, piano,
    Rolf Balterzen, double bass,
    Anders Kristiansen, percussion.

    Location: Synagogue
    Ticket price: NOK 290/100 (student) / 240 (senior)

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    Hvor: Synagogue

  • Art historian and associate professor at NTNU, Daniel Johansen talks about the Jewish Quarter in and around Brattørgata and Brattørveita at Café le Frére, Søndre gate 27.
    Music with musicians from Di Yidishe Kapelye.

    Ticket price: Free admission

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    Hvor: Synagogue

  • A look back at the history of the Trøndelag Jews over the years. Where did they come from, why did they establish themselves in Trondheim and how did it go with them?

    Location: In the gallery on the third floor of the synagogue.
    Ticket price: Free admission

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    Hvor: In the gallery on the third floor of the synagogue

  • With Heléne Don Lind


    Dance course in Jewish folk dance/ring dance. Dance teacher: Heléne Don Lind. The festival hotel Comfort Hotel Park, Prinsens gate 4 A.

    Ticket price: NOK 100

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    Hvor: The festival hotel Comfort Hotel Park, Prinsens gate 4 A

  • Politician and former president of the Parlament, Jo Benkow came from a family of Jewish photographers. The family fled from the then Tsarist Russia to Sweden and later went to Norway. In this photo exhibition, we tell their dramatic story.

    By curator Britt Ormaasen. A traveling exhibition from the Jewish Museum Oslo.
    Location: Synagogue, ground floor.
    Ticket price: Free admission

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    Hvor: Synagogue, ground floor

  • Lecture by a foreign journalist at NRK, Sidsel Wold.

    Location: Synagogue
    Ticket price: Combi ticket for both lectures and concerts at 18.30
    NOK 325, - adult, 100, - student, NOK 240, - senior.

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    Hvor: Synagogue

  • Los Pasharos Sefaradis is a band from Istanbul that performs music in the ancient Spanish-Jewish language - Ladino.

    The band has meant a lot to the revival of the Turkish, Sephardic culture by starting to research and study the language and the secular music of their ancestors.
    Location: Synagogue
    Ticket price: Combi ticket for both lectures with Sidsel Wold and concert at 18.30 NOK 325, - adult, 100, - student, NOK 240, - senior.

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    Hvor: Synagogue

  • Revisit with the Budapest Klezmer Band, one of Europe's first klezmer bands that have been around since 1990. The band combines different musical traditions from its geographical area. The members of the band are professional musicians, who help redefine klezmer music across genre boundaries.

    Med: Barbinek Gábor Tamás, trombone, Gazda Bence Péter, violin,
    Károly László Ernőné, accordion, Kohán István László, clarinet,
    Máthé László Jenő, double bass, Végh Balázs, drums, Jávori Ferenc, piano.
    Location: Synagogue
    Ticket price: NOK 325, - adult, 100, - student, NOK 240, - seniors.

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    Hvor: Synagogue

  • Review of Elsa Kvamme's film about Ruth Maier and author Gunvor Hofmo. Based on Ruth Maier's diary

    Introduction by Elsa Kvamme. Conversation after the film screening with filmmaker Elsa Kvamme and author Jan Erik Wold, led by Tine Komissar.

    Location: Synagogue
    Fare. Kr 200, -

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    Hvor: Synagogue

  • The band tours the world with their own interpretation of the Yiddish song treasure.

    The band visited the festival in 2015 and has since gained a large audience worldwide. They are based in Malmö and besides Louisa on vocals, the ensemble is accordion, violin, cello, bass, guitar, and piano. At the concert, we also get some singing from the singing course that Louisa held on Saturday.
    Location: Synagogue
    Ticket price: NOK 290, - NOK 100, - student, NOK 240, - senior.

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    Hvor: Synagogue

  • The festival's annual city walk. By historian Terje Bratberg, principal Ralph Buchmann and art historian Daniel Johansen.

    Attendance: The Synagogue
    Ticket price: NOK 100, -
    Tickets can be purchased inside the reception.

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    Hvor: Synagogue

  • Olga Mieleszczuk is a singer, accordionist, and researcher of Eastern European, and Jewish folk music, especially music from the border countries with Poland. She has studied Chassidic music, Jewish folk songs, and multilingual Jewish songs.

    "Yiddish tango" has been created through collaboration with the leading Polish Tango Attack - tango musicians. The vast majority of the songs were composed by Polish Jews before World War II, and their uniqueness of them comes from the combination of Slavic and Jewish elements mixed with Argentine influence.

    Location: Synagogue
    Ticket price: Ticket price: NOK 325, adult, 100, - student, NOK 240, - seniors.

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    Hvor: Synagogue

  • Sabbath Hela Veckan is one of Scandinavia's most famous klezmer bands with more than 25 years of experience behind them. The band has recorded three CD albums and has had over 1600 concerts.

    Sabbath Hela Veckan plays traditional klezmer music with its own arrangements as well as newly written songs inspired by klezmer music's mixture of joy and sorrow, speed and empathy.

    With: Lauri Antila, double bass, Niklas Sundén, accordion, Andreas Hedvall, trombone & vocals, Nils Personne, saxophone & piano, James Friedman, violin & vocals, Peter Bothén, clarinet & saxophone. (Check the names, they are not confirmed, but taken from the website)

    Location: Synagogue
    Ticket price: NOK 350, - 100, - student, NOK 300, - seniors.

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    Hvor: Synagogue

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Jewish Cultural Festival is organized with both public and private support

 

Det Jødiske Samfunn i Trondheim       Bjørn Ragle