Destination of the Day

Friday October 9, 2020

Leif Eriksson Day 

Before or after the talk by Professor Gunnars celebrate the life and journeys of Leif Eriksson on the 56th national observance of Leif Erikson Day, which has several Minnesota connections; kids can try some activities from Great Britain.

 

Leif Eriksson Day - The National Museum of Iceland

The National Museum of Iceland
 

 


en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson_Day

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson                                 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statue_of_Leif_Erikson_(Boston)

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson#/media/File:Leifur_heppni_(603381304).jpg

pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/nl/meadows (Parks Canada)


For Kids:     

teachingideas.co.uk/subjects/Vikings

The Viking Mystery

 


 

 

Leif Eriksson International Festival is this year presented through recorded videos, ZOOM meetings, and other online tools. While we won’t be greeting each other in person, we do want to stay connected with you!

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