Sirdalsdagane - sheep gathering party in Sirdal
50 000 sheep spend the summer in upper Sirdal, and early September is
when they are gathered up and trucked off to their winter quarters - or
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is not a tourist festival - it is hard work and long days for farmers and
people with dogs. If you drive through upper Sirdal and the Suleskar
road during early September, expect delays and road closures, especially
in the afternoon and evening.|
The first sheep arrive in Kvæven on the Friday evening, and the party begins, with music, song and fun.
As with many of these regional festivals, the Saturday is the busiest - nothing on Sunday this year. Nearly 6000 people on Saturday.
When : Friday 7 - Sunday 8 September 2012
Where : Kvæven in upper Sirdal
Website : (norsk) www.sirdalsferie.com
If you want to visit the celebrations in Kvaeven on the Saturday, it is by the tourist information and Sirdal Fjellmuseum, but please use the shuttle bus - with parking at either the Ålsheia or Fidgeland ski centres.
Distance from Stavanger: 110 km
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