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    In Birgit Nilsson's footsteps

    10:00 - 16:30The Birgit Nilsson Museum, places on Bjärehalvön

    Welcome to a day, following in the footsteps of opera singer Birgit Nilsson. Let us indulge in some of the world famous singer’s great passions: her childhood home, her world of music and her beloved Bjärehalvön. Take the chance to get acquainted with Birgit’s personal as well as professional life. Her country childhood, the long and winding road to opera, her determination and great love of music will be highlighted. In other words everything that made Birgit Nilsson one of greatest in the world of opera. Visit the museum dedicated to her memory. Admire some of the places Birgit Nilsson always wished to return to between successful performances all over the world.
    09:50 Pick-up at the Birgit Nilsson Museum
    10.00 – 12.30 The Birgit Nilsson Museum. Guided tour in the singer’s childhood home, Exhibition with audio guides, film room, coffee and Aida cake
    12.30 – 13.45 Lunch on your own in the neighbourhood
    14.00 Pick-up at the Birgit Nilsson Museum
    14.00 – 16.30 Guided tour on Bjärehalvön at some of Birgit Nilsson’s favourite places: the old homestead museum at Boarp, the parish church in Västra Karup and finally Båstad
    Following the guide in your own car you will reach the different sights of this tour.
    Minimum number of participants 10, maximum number of participants 24.
    Price: 490 SEK. Included in the price: admission to the museum and its exhibition, guided tour of Birgit Nilsson’s home, coffee and Aida cake; guided tour at Boarp, Västra Karup and Båstad.
    The Museum Café offers light lunches that have to be pre-booked. There are several other suitable lunch restaurants just nearby. We would be happy to help you with further information.
    More information at www.birgitnilsson.com Advance booking required on August 11 at the latest. Please contact + 46 (0)431-31 18 60 or info@birgitnilsson.com
    The event is held by Språkguiden Ingrid Persson Skog and The Birgit Nilsson Museum.