Kobi Spillemannstreff Friday // Dance and games at Husan

August 27, 2021 19:00 -

kr 100


"When there was to be a ball in the city, there was a man who was absolutely necessary, he was inalienable. Without him, it was impossible to hold Bal. He was a Unicum. His name was Jakobi Jensen, but the whole town called him Kobi Spillemand. "

Kobi Spillemand played for weddings and parties for the poor and rich, and was always in place when events were arranged at Husan or "Slottet" which was people's nickname for this stately building.

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There must be dancing and there must be room for fiddle teams and bush games in Farsund Folk Festival. This year we are moving the dance to Husan who has long dance traditions. Just read here:

When we move the dance to Husan in 2021, we want to honor this local fiddler and invite various fiddle teams to meetings.
Program for the dance evening comes when we have an overview of participating fiddle teams.
Do your dance or fiddle team want to participate? Consult: torsteinar@farsundfolkfestival.no 

Due to the corona virus, there will be limited capacity, and we ask everyone who dances to be in the same cohort, and keep their distance from the other dancers.


Husan in Farsund was originally a large merchant's house, built by the merchant, shipowner and yard owner Jochum Brinch Lund for use by his sons Gabriel Lund (Eidsvollsmannen) and Ebbe Lund in the 1790s. The building was considered the country's second largest secular wooden building. The name means "house" in the plural. Jochum Lund died in 1807, and the sons continued their father's business from the property. Reduced trade with England during the Napoleonic Wars instead provided the opportunity…
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