The Youth Choir's Trip to Denmark, 2015

In the summer of 2015, the Youth Choir of The Danish Lutheran Church of Vancouver, B.C., went of a two-week tour of Denmark to build our faith, strengthen our Danish roots, and forge friendships with Danish youth.

in YVR
Rehearsing in Vancouver International Airport
At the kitchen table
Eating dinner with Pastor Bodil Toftdahl
sitting or lying while trying to sing
We are jet lagged, but the concert is coming so rehearsals are necessary
group photo
Vising the heath of western Jutland
playing
Playing tether ball across the street from Vedersø Church
playing in the sand
In the dunes on the North Sea coast
in the dunes
Thank you to our west coast tour guide: David Thomas
from the choir loft
Rehearsing in Nørre Omme Church
Solos: Helen and Nikolaj
Rehearsing Pie Jesu in Nørre Omme Church
three kids on a bench
Eating hotdogs in Ringkøbing
part of the choir on a street in Ringkøbing
Eating ice cream in Ringkøbing
singing
The concert in Nørre Omme Church
singing
The concert in Nørre Omme Church
singing
The concert in Nørre Omme Church
singing
The concert in Nørre Omme Church
singing
The concert in Nørre Omme Church
in front of Mount Rushmore in Legoland
In Legoland
eating ice cream
In Legoland
The Jelling stones now encased in glass
By the stone monuments in Jelling
The tour leaders in front of Egeskov Castle
Egeskov Castle
the choir from behind
Rehearsing before the service in Bredballe Church
The Yen-Hansen Quintet
Singing in Bakkeager Nursing Home in Bredballe
two girls
Singing in Sct Maria Hospice in Bredballe
two solo voices
Singing Pie Jesu in Sct Maria Hospice
the choir in front of the Cirkus Flik Flak building
Leaving the choir at Cirkus Flik Flak in Odense
two kids laughing in the big top
At the circus
a girl in a large camping tent
The choir slept in tents during the circus week—despite the wet and windy weather
juggling and acrobatics
At the circus
a boy on a unicycle
Learning beyond the performance
the choir at a picnic table
Lunch at Moesgaard Museum
two boys singing
Singing in Skt Johannes Church in Aarhus
partial map of Denmark
Where we went

Fund Raising

sorting bottles for recycling
We raised a bit of money with a bottle drive: asking the congregation to bring their refundable bottles etc.
selling ice cream cones
We raised a bit more money selling King Cone ice cream.

Concert and Dinner on Saturday April 11th, 2015, at 4:00pm

Adults: $20. Children under 12: $10. (Concert only by donation.)

Programme:

Menu:

That is, roast pork with the traditional trimmings and dessert.

Singing in the Sanctuary Singing in the Sanctuary Singing in the Sanctuary Singing in the Sanctuary Ready for dinner downstairs The Yen-Hansen family performs Our dinner guests during coffee Our dinner guests during coffee Our dinner guests during coffee Our dinner guests during coffee

Our main chef, Morten Kehler, and his crew.  Thank you.
Our main chef, Morten Kehler, and his crew. Thank you.

Thank you

Thank you to the Board of our church, to King Cone, the Tivoli Singers, DSUK's Solidarity Fund, DSUK in Haderslev Diocese, DSUK in Ribe Diocese, Nørre Omme Kirke, Bredballe Kirke, Skt Johannes Kirke, the staff at Bakkeager Nursing Home and at Sct Maria Hospice, Cirkus Flik Flak, our concert guests, and our generous donors both in Denmark and in Vancouver.