The Lindsborg Swedish Folk Dancers, established 1963, is a group of high school dancers and musicians dedicated
to promoting the study and appreciation of traditional Swedish folk dance and music. Through performances at local
festivals and celebrations and on tour throughout the United States and Scandinavia, they seek to preserve their
community’s Swedish heritage, and encourage the continued recognition and observation of Swedish customs and
In 2013 the organization celebrated its 50th year as a one-of-a-kind cultural icon. One might wonder if those who
began this tradition with a few dances at a 1963 Saint Lucia celebration could have imagined it would persist so far
into the future. In fact, with over 40 dancers and fiddlers and an engaged, dedicated group of parents, the
organization is as strong and vibrant as it’s ever been.