SOURCE: Swedish Church in Florida

Swedish Church in Florida

November 30, 2009 15:09 ET

Inauguration of the Swedish Church in Florida With World Famous Artist Pan Flutist Dana Dragomir

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - November 30, 2009) - The Swedish Church in Florida is very proud to announce that the world-famous Swedish pan flutist Dana Dragomir will come to the inauguration of the Swedish Church in Florida.

Ms. Dragomir will perform at the Christmas gala dinner on the 5th of December at 7 pm, and at the inauguration of the Swedish Church in Florida to install the first Swedish Parish priest in Florida. The installation service will be held at St. Martin Episcopal Church in Pompano Beach on Sunday the 6th of December at 5 pm.

For a preview of this great artist please visit her homepage:

The Church choir, under the leadership of Dr. Armen Shaomian, will sing at the service. Dr. Shaomian, who received his Doctor in Musical Arts from the University of Miami, is an accomplished composer, pianist, and organist. His latest book "Swedish National Romantic Music" is available on

The Christmas gala dinner is sponsored and underwritten by Mr. and Mrs. Per-Olof Lööf. The gala will be held at their ocean residence on Hillsboro Mile. Mr. Lööf is the Honorary Swedish Consul to South Florida. All event ticket sales and donations will in total benefit the Swedish Church in Florida.

Artists from the Florida Grand Opera will also be performing at the Gala dinner. Guests will in addition be able to enjoy a traditional Swedish Lucia performance.

The occasion is honored by the presence of the Swedish Ambassador to the United States and his wife, Mr. & Mrs. Jonas Hafström, and the Bishop of Visby & the Swedish Church Abroad and his wife, Dr. & Mrs. Lennart Koskinen.

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