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100th anniversary of Risøyrenna

Saturday 25 June 202209:00 - 15:00

Buildings near the sea with mountains in the background

Welcome to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Risøyrenna in Risøyhamn.

Program of the day:

10.30 Ms “Old Oksøy” arrives. Åse band plays. Open ship at “Gamle Oksøy”.
10:00 Risøyhamn Martnan starts.
At 10.45 The parliament’s first vice president, Svein Harberg, is welcomed by Mayor Knut Nordmo. (The Pavilion).
11:00 Speech at Kongesteinen/Pavilion: The First Vice President of the parliament, Svein Harberg, speaks. Sortland Mannskor and Andenes Mannskor sing.
12.00 Opening of exhibition at Bygdetunet by special adviser Harald Tronstad. Andenes Mannskor sings.
12.45 Speeches at Kongesteinen/Pavilion: Andøy Municipality v/ Mayor Knut Nordmo, Norwegian Coastal Administration v/ Special Advisor Fridtjof Wangsvik. The band plays, Andenes Mannskor.
13.30 “Through Risøysundet –  The story of Risøyrenna”. History by the author, Idar Nilssen. (The Pavilion).
14.00 Boat escort through Risøyrenna. Harbour Manager Håkon Strand will comment on the boats in the cortege.
15.00 Historical walk through Risøyhamn. History of Gammelgården by Berit Benjaminsen.
16.00 Party dinner for invitees

The event committee consists of the Norwegian Coastal Administration, Kystverksmusea, Andøy municipality, Andøy Historielag, Th. Benjaminsen, Risøyhamn Vel and The Andøy Museum.



Saturday 25 June 2022
09:00 - 15:00


Risøyhamn bygdetun
Risøyhamn, 8484