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Ólavsøka Eve

Ólavsøka Eve is held on July 28. Faroe Islands. This event in the third decade of the month July is annual. Help us Help us 
28 July - Ólavsøka Eve
Ólavsøka is a two-day celebration through 28 and 29 of July and many Faroese people crowd into the capital Tórshavn, were Ólavsøka is celebrated. People stroll up and down the streets of Tórshavn, many dressed in the colourful national Faroese dress, greeting friends and acquaintances and partaking in jovial celebrations. The salute for Ólavsøka in Faroese is Góða Ólavsøku!(Good Olaf's Wake!).
The opening of Ólavsøka begins with a procession of athletes from local clubs, Tórshavn city council members, a brass band and horse riders. They walk through the city, down to the town square and end at Tinghúsvøllurin (the House of Parliament Field), were an appointed speaker will give the annual speech that officially opens the Ólavsøka.

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