Opening ceremony and start for Femund Junior

Author: Tonje Lilleås     Photo: Kjell Ove Brun     Publish date: 29.01.13 12:59

Thursday 31st of january at 04.00 PM it's time for this years opening ceremony in Kjerkgata in Røros. Immediately after the opening ceremony, the junior mushers will start their race from Kjerkgata.

During the opening ceremony one will find the right Femundløpet-feeling, and the atmosphere will be set by improvisations from Hayden Powell and a dance-group among others. The mushers in F600 will be presented and one of the mushers will be elected to take the mushers oath on behalf the mushers.

The official opening will be made by Parliamentary President Dag Terje Andersen, and he will remain to send the juniors off on their adventure.

We encourage the public to take a trip to the opening ceremony and cheer on junior mushers. Join us in makeing Femundløpet a festival in Fjellregionen!