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SSI 2019: 20th annual Scandinavian Squeeze-In

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Scandinavian Squeeze-In

April 26-28, 2019

(last weekend in April)

 

This will be our 20th annual SSI.



Not a school nor a festival, but a weekend of squeezers

sharing with and learning from each other.


Once again in the main scout house at Gamlegård, in Torna Hällestad, Skåne (southern Sweden). All squeezers and would-be squeezers are invited. (In fact, non-squeezers and even non-musician accompanying persons are welcome if they don't mind our obsession.)

 

Please see our web site -- http://www.nonce.dk/SSI/ -- for much more information,
including and especially the pages
What We Do and Practical Details


You can book your place now.

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(Spreading the word to other squeezers is welcome, of course. (The ICA and melodeon.net are covered, but I'm not yet a member of Facebook nor do I frequent other concertina or accordion/melodeon sites.)

 

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Alas! It's at the same weekend as the german concertina meeting near Munich.

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9 hours ago, Sebastian said:

Alas! It's at the same weekend as the german concertina meeting near Munich.

 

Sigh!

 

After the first couple of SSIs (2000 & 2001), it was decided that the SSI would always* be the last full weekend in April, and it has been consistently advertised as such ever since.  Other weekends seem to move around, but we keep ours fixed so that if they want to avoid a conflict with us, they know how to do so.

 

* Since 2002 there have been two exceptions to that rule:

  • In 2006, the SSI was postponed so as not to conflict with one of our planners giving birth.  The resulting confusion and conflicts convinced us that we should not again reschedule even for such a reason.
  • In 2013 we were forced to reschedule to a week earlier because of a priority problem with booking our location.  We are now assured that this problem won't recur.
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On 1/12/2019 at 3:25 PM, JimLucas said:

Other weekends seem to move around

Yes. For example to follow the moving school holidays. :)

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