Orkney Norway Friendship Association aims to hold at least one event every month of the year, with a variety of talks, social evenings along with 17th May and winter Tree Lighting events.
Well known local wildlife photographer, Graham Campbell will show photos & talk about his trip to Skjervoy, near Tromso, in the far North of Norway in November 2022, with a group of friends, to the Orkney Norway Friendship Association (ONFA)
The Tree Lighting Weekend activities with Norwegian visitors is back for the first time since 2019.
The Tog, led by Kirkwall City Pipe Band, saw the welcome return of children and the public joining in the walk from the Pier Head to St Magnus Cathedral.
John Mowat of the Orkney Norwegian Friendship Association has sent in pictures from the Remembrance Ceremony which was held in 2021 at the Norwegian Gravestones situated at St Olaf Cemetery, St Ola .
A scaled back commemoration was held this year in Orkney to mark Norwegian Constitution Day on Monday 17th May.
“A number of ONFA Committee members and friends visited the cemetery, separately throughout the day for quiet reflection.”