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Rebild Festival - July 4th
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Strike Up the Band
The Rebild Festival - Rebild Hills & National Park - Jutland
Rebild Hills
Rebild Festival - Celebration of the American Independence Day July 4th

The scenic heather-covered hills of Rebild in Jutland has since July 4th 1912 been the site of the celebration - presented to the Danish nation by Danish-Americans. Music, entertainment, community singing and speeches by prominent Americans and Danes are expressions of the bonds which unite the USA and Denmark. The event is celebrated every year on the American Independence Day July 4th and organised by the Rebild Society - A Danish America Friendship Organization. The Patron of the Rebild festival is HM Queen Margrethe II.
 
 
YouTube video presentation with the fabulous Swing Shift Big Band -As a Tribute to Count Basie - in a fantastisc swinging arrangement of Strike Up the Band - composed in 1927 by George Gershwin (1898 – 1937) - and best known from the film “Strike Up the Band” from 1940 with Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. Yeh - Let the drums roll out - Let the trumpet call - While the people shout "Strike up the band".
 
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