Elisabeth Bumiller is the bureau chief at the New York Times’ Washington D.C. office. She manages the daily operations in D.C. and oversees all of The Times’ news from Washington D.C.
At The Times, Elisabeth Bumiller has covered the Pentagon, John McCain’s campaign in ’08, and served as The Times’ White House correspondent from 2001-2006.
Bumiller is the author of three books: “Condoleezza Rice: An American Life”; “May You Be the Mother of a Hundred Sons: A Journey Among the Women of India”; and “The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family.”
Bumiller was born in Aalborg, grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and earned her journalism degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the School of Journalism at Columbia University. Bumiller lives in the Washington area with her husband, Steven R. Weisman, and their two adult children, Madeline and Teddy.
The Danish main speaker of the year is Adam Price, whom many will know as the half of the Price brothers. Many Danes and Danish Americans have experienced to two brothers in Eating with Price and Christmas in Elk Horn. Adam has received several prizes as a manuscript author and a playwright of many TV-series, known both nationally and internationally.
Every year, you can experience a greeting from the official USA at the Rebild Festival. This year’s speech and greeting from the sitting US President, Joe Biden, will be delivered by Ambassador Alan Leventhal.
The music name of the year is Danish Nanna Øland Fabricius, known as Oh Land, accompanied on piano by Adi. And possibly there may be a surprise on the way. Oh Land has issued five studio albums (the 6th is coming soon) and an EP. She has been on several world tours, both as the main entertainer and as warming up for Katy Perry and Sia. As a songwriter Oh Land has a.o.
cooperated with Pharrell, Sia, John Legend and Tricky.
The Sæby Guard will start the Rebild Celebration 2023, so please come early to find a good seat the in hills. Then we gu-
arantee that you will find the right mood, before Liberty Bell is ringing at 3.00 p.m. The Sæby Guard is a brass band, that has a
Simone Brochdorff Saustrup, who is currently completing her MA in Film and Media Studies at the University of Copenhagen, where she also earned her BA in this field. Simone is currently finishing her MA thesis in Film and Media Studies and is expected to graduate shortly before the Rebild Festival.
Tova Brandt, CEO of the Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn, Iowa. Tova has worked with Danish-American culture for several years, and before that with Norwegian-American culture.
Cheif editor at Nordjyske Mediehus, Tom Bue, is the Master of Ceremony at the Rebild Festival 2023.
The Rebild Celebration is not ending downhill, but at an afterparty, where all the participants of the Rebild Celebration are
invited to a cozy end of a festive day in the luncheon tent. Visit the tent and buy a delicious grilled burger or some ribs The-
re will be live music the whole evening. A band from Aarhus “Danish-American Music Club” is coming to play all the well-
known American songs throughout times.