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April 25, 2013

Welcome Spring at ancient Walpurgis Fete, April 30, 8pm, FREE

Drive away Winter's darkness and welcome Spring's light. Walpurgis Nacht, an ancient festival celebrating the end of winter/darkness and the beginning of spring/light, was appropriated by the Catholic Church with the canonization of St. Wapurga in 870. In this site specific performance event directed by Michael Sommers, performers and audience move along the West Bank. There is no seating.
Audience will gather at the Amphitheater between Anderson and Ferguson Hall on the West Bank.
The festival will proceed at 8pm rain or shine.
No reservations necessary. https://events.umn.edu/025283