Norsk Hostfest underway at State Fairgrounds in Minot

September 26, 2018

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The 41st Norsk Hostfest (HOOST’-fest) is underway at the State Fairgrounds in Minot.

The annual event is billed as the largest Scandinavian heritage festival in North America. Each year it draws about 60,000 people for food, music and other entertainment.

Musical acts booked this year include The Beach Boys, Alabama, Tanya Tucker, Engelbert Humperdinck, Michael Bolton, and ventriloquist and “America’s Got Talent” winner Darci Lynne.

The Hostfest also includes the annual induction ceremony for the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame.

The four-day Hostfest runs through Saturday.

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