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Jaanipäev 8 June, 2019 – Brisbane

Jaanipäev 2019 will be a celebration acknowledging the achievements of all the hard work put in by the successful choir and dance members heading off to Tantsipidu & Laulupidu!!

Jaanipäev 2019

Celebrate with us at the Viking Campground for a genuine bonfire, pig on a spit, games, Scandinavian music by KUPALEJA, perhaps a little dance workshop and singing by the campfire…

Join us for the afternoon or why not camp overnight?


  • $30 includes delicious roast pork, salad & dessert (drinks available for purchase)
  • or be one of the first 10 to sign up to “Bake & Save” – bring a home-made dessert and save $15 (one per family) – send a reply email to BES to secure your discount
  • Children $10 (free under 12)
  • Family $60

Overnight camping additional $10 or free if you volunteer to help clean up

Saturday 8 June 2019 @ midday

Viking Forest, Byrnes Road N (end of the road, past YMCA camp) Black Forest, Warner

Tan tohtiq uma lüüvi jõõvangu üles pandaq!

A big thank you to Andres Truus for sharing his creative talents with us & designing our beautiful Jaanipäev posters.

Kind regards,

The Brisbane Estonian Society

By Kristi Barrow

Loves all things Estonian. Especially Crafters Elderflower gin. Aussie born.

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