PechaKucha Presentation

Svartlöga

PRESENTED ON OCT 12, 2016
IN AARHUS @ VOL 30

Henrik Grønborg gives a presentation about Svartlöga - his old ship which was restored by many people, strong friendships and lots of hard work. He speaks about the various cultural events where Svartlöga attended as well as the plans for a longer trip around the world.

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