Knavlingagillet

Knavlingagillet

When the ice drops, Sydskåningar goes to prom!

In March every year, Sydskånska Nationen opens its doors for Knävlingagillet! Knävlingagillet is Sydskånska’s most magnificent event and annual ball. Sydskåningar, alumni and friends gather here to have an evening they won’t forget.

Knävlingagillet was founded in 1967 by Anders Mårtensson and Catharina Markborn and is held every year, at the end of winter. The reason is that Skåne’s farmers were seen once a year to settle their debts. All the farmers each had a “Knävling” in their possession, a wooden tray where debts and claims were engraved. When the debts were settled, a celebratory dinner was held, hence the name of the ball Knävlingagillet.

For questions about the ball, e-mail: overmarskalk@sydskanska.se

For other questions or thoughts about your ball experience, e-mail: expen@sydskanska.se