Available for performances.
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
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 every Wednesday
evening at 7:30 p.m. from September through June. New members are always welcome.
is a member organization of the Norwegian National League
The Norwegian National League is a non-profit 501(c)(3)