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The Norwegian Seamen Choir

The Norwegian Seamen Choir was founded 19th November in 1959.

The Norwegian Seamen Choir

The choir members were important co-players during the annual Christmas evening program “Vi går ombord” with the popular anchor-man Erik Bye, broadcasted live on national radio and television for decades in a row.

Up to and including 1975, the choir also participated yearly in services on All Saints Eve, every second year on TV the other year on radio, in order to remember sailors who have lost their lives at sea. We still participate yearly in a service to remember sailors and others who have lost their lives at sea. These services are held on different places around Norway.

Some of the songs the choir sings have become hits in Norway and is used at many occasions. The choirs repertoire comprises Norwegian, English and other international songs and shanties – pop along to Mann Island Basin and see the choir perform.


Event Date: Saturday 24th June – Sunday 25th June 2017

53.4035682,-2.994208599999979

Location: mann island basin, liverpool

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Contact Details

Culture Liverpool, Tel: 0151 233 2008


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