Available for performances.Leikaringen Heimhug is the oldest existing Scandinavian folk dance group in the Chicago area. The group is one of three original Norwegian "Leikaringens" or "ring dance" societies formed in Chicago. The name Heimhug signifies the yearning for home, a feeling shared and expressed by the Norwegian immigrants who founded the group over 75 years ago.
There are approximately 25 adult members in Leikaringen Heimhug, many of Norwegian descent. The group practices and performs a wide variety of Norwegian and other Scandinavian dances for its own enjoyment and for audiences in the Mid-west.
Leikaringen Heimhug practices at Norwood Crossing, 6016 N Nina, Chicago, Illinois MAP, every Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. from September through June. New members are always welcome.