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PHOTOS: "A Taste of Syttende Mai"

Norwegian celebration returns to Milan

Aryanna Hoffman, 7, runs around downtown Milan during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Aryanna Hoffman, 7, runs around downtown Milan during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
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A Norwegian flag hangs outside a home in the community of Milan Saturday, May 14, 2022.
A Norwegian flag hangs outside a home in the community of Milan Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Paul Wilson plays the fiddle on the sidewalk of Main Street during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Paul Wilson plays the fiddle on the sidewalk of Main Street during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Willow Hoffman, 6, from right, Lorelei Hoffman, 9, and Aryanna Hoffman, 7, pick up candy on the sidewalk of Main Street during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Willow Hoffman, 6, from right, Lorelei Hoffman, 9, and Aryanna Hoffman, 7, pick up candy on the sidewalk of Main Street during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
A woman dresses in Viking attire while riding in a float at the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
A woman dresses in Viking attire while riding in a float at the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
A Milan fire truck cruises through Milan in preparation for the Uff-da parade during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
A Milan fire truck cruises through Milan in preparation for the Uff-da parade during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Kate Mudge practices soldering silver in a class at Milan Village Arts School during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022. In the past, the class has been open for public viewing but was not this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kate Mudge practices soldering silver in a class at Milan Village Arts School during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022. In the past, the class has been open for public viewing but was not this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Mary Abendroth walks onto Main Street in downtown Milan during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Mary Abendroth walks onto Main Street in downtown Milan during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Following 2-year hiatus, Norwegian celebration returns

Milan residents hailing from the Federated States of Micronesia dance in the streets of Milan during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Milan residents hailing from the Federated States of Micronesia dance in the streets of Milan during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Uff-da parade viewers cheer on passing floats during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Uff-da parade viewers cheer on passing floats during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Ann Thompson hands out Norwegian flags during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Ann Thompson hands out Norwegian flags during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Ann Thompson, at left, and Maureen Heinecke wave passing floats during the Uff-da parade at the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Ann Thompson, at left, and Maureen Heinecke wave passing floats during the Uff-da parade at the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Arnie Anderson, right, and guest player Richard Handeen perform with "Skólmusik" on the sidewalk of Main Street in downtown Milan during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Arnie Anderson, right, and guest player Richard Handeen perform with "Skólmusik" on the sidewalk of Main Street in downtown Milan during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
Jonathan Stevenson, 3, hoists a pair of Norwegian flags while waiting for the Uff-da parade to begin during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Jonathan Stevenson, 3, hoists a pair of Norwegian flags while waiting for the Uff-da parade to begin during the 16th annual "A Taste of Syttende Mai," Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Milan.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune

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Macy Moore is an award-winning photojournalist at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minnesota.
She can be reached via email: mmoore@wctrib.com or phone: 320.214.4338.
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