Ólavsøka

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ólavsøka

  1. a festival taking place annually on the 28th and 29th of July in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
    • 2011, Firouz Gaini, Among the Islanders of the North: An Anthropology of the Faroe Islands, Faroe University Press ISBN 9789991865348, page 77
      ... as when the Løgting's sitting at Ólavsøka is paired with inchoate revelry and promenading up and down the streets of Tórshavn.
    • 2016, Kristín Loftsdóttir, Lars Jensen, Crisis in the Nordic Nations and Beyond: At the Intersection of Environment, Finance and Multiculturalism, Routledge ISBN 9781317157687
      In addition to the final hours of Ólavsøka, ...
    • 2010, S. A. Bengtson, Dorete--her Book: Being a Tribute to Dorete Bloch and to Faroese Nature, Faroe University Press ISBN 9789991865300, page 127
      He also had a good voice and sang ballads, so strongly that the milkmaids one morning at Ólavsøka heard him all over the fiord from Havn.

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Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ólavsøka f

  1. Misspelling of ólavsøka.