Events in category "Charms of Arctic Auroras"

Horizon -photography exhibition

17.11.2017 - 18.03.2018 / 10:00 - 17:00 / Siida, Inari

Each photograph has its own expression in the exhibition by Bjarne Riesto, who lives in Vadsø in Northern Norway. Some of his photos are documentary, in others it is difficult to recognize the horizon, even it is a central part of the photo.

Arts and Auroras dinner

17.11.2017 - 26.11.2017 / 12:00 - 22:00 / Laanilan Kievari, Saariselkä

Restaurant Laanilan KiIevari offers an unique experience to enjoy good food, wine and art together. The Menu contains four courses which all hero local ingredients. The wine is from international top producers and the art is by Tuomas Korkalo (Rovaniemi).

Aurora Menu Hotel Kultahovi

17.11.2017 - 26.11.2017 / 17:00 - 21:00 / Hotel Kultahovi, Inari

We serve three course menu inspired of Northen Lights and northern ingredients November 17-26, 2017. Menu is available in our restaurant every day 17.00-21.00 p.m.

Aurora Chasing with Professional Photographer

19.11.2017 / 19:00 - 23:59 / Hotel Inari, Inari

You already know it: Finnish Lapland is a perfect place to witness the Aurora. But sometimes the weather does not cooperate, and there are clouds right above the Inari village. That’s where I come in.

Aurora Hiking

19.11.2017 / 19:00 - 22:00 / Lapland Safaris, Saariselkä

Today´s destination is a fell top, from where the sky is opening to all direction. Route goes through typical Lappish fell area. Spend a while on the top admiring the view and hopefully the Northern Lights.

Aurora Chasing with Professional Photographer

20.11.2017 / 19:00 - 23:59 / Hotel Inari, Inari

You already know it: Finnish Lapland is a perfect place to witness the Aurora. But sometimes the weather does not cooperate, and there are clouds right above the Inari village. That’s where I come in.

Aurora Borealis Photography Express

20.11.2017 / 20:00 - 23:59 / Ivalo Trek Lapland, Ivalo

On this safari we will drive by car from Ivalo village for “hunting” the Aurora Borealis. Your guide, Jouni, will drive you to the best places as he can, depending on the weather. The guide will teach you to photograph the magnificent Northern Lights.

Kota (Lappish Hut) Cooking Course

21.11.2017 / 17:00 - 21:00 / Santa´s Hotel Tunturi, Saariselkä

This evening is all about being together, cooking a meal and at the end enjoying dinner prepared by each one of you. Cooking course is held in Santa’s Hotel Tunturi’s Lappish Hut, “Kota” and dinner is prepared on open fire.

Aurora Chasing with Professional Photographer

21.11.2017 / 19:00 - 23:59 / Hotel Inari, Inari

You already know it: Finnish Lapland is a perfect place to witness the Aurora. But sometimes the weather does not cooperate, and there are clouds right above the Inari village. That’s where I come in.

Aurora Borealis Photography Express

21.11.2017 / 20:00 - 23:59 / Ivalo Trek Lapland, Ivalo

On this safari we will drive by car from Ivalo village for “hunting” the Aurora Borealis. Your guide, Jouni, will drive you to the best places as he can, depending on the weather. The guide will teach you to photograph the magnificent Northern Lights.

Aurora Expedition in Karigasniemi

21.11.2017 / 20:00 - 23:59 / Kalastajan Majatalo, Karigasniemi

Departure to the expedition from Fishermen’s (Kalastajan Majatalo) backyard at 20.00 p.m. and return to the same place. Transportation takes place by car. We will enjoy the campfire and snacks (hot drink and small food) while waiting for the Northern Lights to appear. Reservations to be made by Saturday 20.11.2017.

Aurora Chasing with Professional Photographer

22.11.2017 / 19:00 - 23:59 / Hotel Inari, Inari

You already know it: Finnish Lapland is a perfect place to witness the Aurora. But sometimes the weather does not cooperate, and there are clouds right above the Inari village. That’s where I come in.

Aurora Dinner

22.11.2017 / 19:30 - 23:30 / Pro Safaris Lapin Luontolomat, Saariselkä

This evening begins with a transfer to our kota hut where the dinner is served. The kota hut is located in the middle of forest close to a small lake, far away of any town lights. While you enjoy your dinner the staff is keeping watch and informs if the Aurora Borealis appear!

Aurora Borealis Photography Express

22.11.2017 / 20:00 - 23:59 / Ivalo Trek Lapland, Ivalo

On this safari we will drive by car from Ivalo village for “hunting” the Aurora Borealis. Your guide, Jouni, will drive you to the best places as he can, depending on the weather. The guide will teach you to photograph the magnificent Northern Lights.

Aurora Expedition in Karigasniemi

22.11.2017 / 20:00 - 23:59 / Kalastajan Majatalo, Karigasniemi

Departure to the expedition from Fishermen’s (Kalastajan Majatalo) backyard at 20.00 p.m. and return to the same place. Transportation takes place by car. We will enjoy the campfire and snacks (hot drink and small food) while waiting for the Northern Lights to appear. Reservations to be made by Saturday 20.11.2017.

Aurora Chasing with Professional Photographer

23.11.2017 / 19:00 - 23:59 / Hotel Inari, Inari

You already know it: Finnish Lapland is a perfect place to witness the Aurora. But sometimes the weather does not cooperate, and there are clouds right above the Inari village. That’s where I come in.

Laura Voutilainen & Varre Vartiainen Quartet

23.11.2017 / 19:00 / Santa´s Hotel Tunturi, Saariselkä

Versatile and strong well-known Finnish performer Laura Voutilainen offers the Polar Night Jazz audience an unique and once-off experience as her repertoire will be arranged to the jazz mood only for this concert.

Aurora Borealis Photography Express

23.11.2017 / 20:00 - 23:59 / Ivalo Trek Lapland, Ivalo

On this safari we will drive by car from Ivalo village for “hunting” the Aurora Borealis. Your guide, Jouni, will drive you to the best places as he can, depending on the weather. The guide will teach you to photograph the magnificent Northern Lights.

Aurora Expedition in Karigasniemi

23.11.2017 / 20:00 - 23:59 / Kalastajan Majatalo, Karigasniemi

Departure to the expedition from Fishermen’s (Kalastajan Majatalo) backyard at 20.00 p.m. and return to the same place. Transportation takes place by car. We will enjoy the campfire and snacks (hot drink and small food) while waiting for the Northern Lights to appear. Reservations to be made by Saturday 13.11.2017.

Ski Saariselkä - Season Opening

24.11.2017 - 26.11.2017 / 10:00 - 17:00 / Ski Saariselkä, Saariselkä

Welcome to the season opening weekend at Ski Saariselkä! Detailed description of the weekend is to be announced. Stay tuned!

Ulla Pirttijärvi & Ulda, with Mikko Innanen & Veli Kujala Duo

24.11.2017 / 13:00 - 13:30 / Holiday Club Saariselkä, Saariselkä

Mikko Innanen and Veli Kujala will be the guests of Ulla Pirttijärvi and Ulda. This is a unique opportunity to hear the cooperation of modernists of sami music and adventurers of jazz music.

Inga Söder – Stream Carries, Lunch Concert

24.11.2017 / 14:00 / Ravintola Petronella, Saariselkä

The Rovaniemi-born singer Inga Söder has been on the scene already for ten years, and her CV includes collaborations with a number of frontline Finnish pop artists. However, her long-awaited solo debut, which leans heavily on the tradition of jazz, came out only last autumn.

Escape into the Arctic Wilderness

24.11.2017 - 26.11.2017 / 16:00 / Hillagammi, Nuorgam

Join us for a magical weekend in the Hillagammi hideout in the Kaldoaivi Wilderness Area. This weekend trip allows you to escape your everyday life, relax, and experience something totally different!

Ulla Pirttijärvi & Ulda, with Mikko Innanen & Veli Kujala Duo

24.11.2017 / 16:00 - 16:30 / Holiday Club Saariselkä, Saariselkä

Mikko Innanen and Veli Kujala will be the guests of Ulla Pirttijärvi and Ulda. This is a unique opportunity to hear the cooperation of modernists of sami music and adventurers of jazz music.

Ulla Pirttijärvi & Ulda, with Mikko Innanen & Veli Kujala Duo

24.11.2017 / 17:00 - 17:30 / Holiday Club Saariselkä, Saariselkä

Mikko Innanen and Veli Kujala will be the guests of Ulla Pirttijärvi and Ulda. This is a unique opportunity to hear the cooperation of modernists of sami music and adventurers of jazz music.

Naftule’s Band, Dinner Concert

24.11.2017 / 18:00 / Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna, Saariselkä

Naftule is an energetic cocktail of jazz, klezmer, latin and cabaret. Even though based in the Netherlands, the band’s line up is very international. Thus, a combination of musical styles is a given.

Aurora Chasing with Professional Photographer

24.11.2017 / 19:00 - 23:59 / Hotel Inari, Inari

You already know it: Finnish Lapland is a perfect place to witness the Aurora. But sometimes the weather does not cooperate, and there are clouds right above the Inari village. That’s where I come in.

Inga Söder – Stream Carries, Dinner Concert

24.11.2017 / 19:00 / Ravintola Petronella, Saariselkä

The Rovaniemi-born singer Inga Söder has been on the scene already for ten years, and her CV includes collaborations with a number of frontline Finnish pop artists. However, her long-awaited solo debut, which leans heavily on the tradition of jazz, came out only last autumn.

Aurora Borealis Photography Express

24.11.2017 / 20:00 - 23:59 / Ivalo Trek Lapland, Ivalo

On this safari we will drive by car from Ivalo village for “hunting” the Aurora Borealis. Your guide, Jouni, will drive you to the best places as he can, depending on the weather. The guide will teach you to photograph the magnificent Northern Lights.

Kenneth Sjöwall’s Dixie Dudes

24.11.2017 / 22:00 / Kalastajan Majatalo, Karigasniemi

Kenneth Sjöwall’s Dixie Dudes will perform traditional dixie music in their own fresh way. The Band interprets Dixie-favorites and arrangements of classic songs out of their own genre.

Mikko Innanen & Veli Kujala Duo

24.11.2017 / 22:00 / Saariselän Kappeli, Saariselkä

Mikko Innanen sparked and interest for province songs whilst working in the residency of the artistic city of Paris. “After returning to Finland I found Jenny Elfvingi’s and Ilmari Hannikainen’s 1927 delivered music notebook called “Suomen maakuntalaulut”. The book includes around 30 province songs, many of the provinces had multiple competing pieces. Jazz characteristically is international – could I as jazz musician play province songs in my own way and with whom.

Torvia Tunturissa Afterparty

24.11.2017 / 22:00 / Santa´s Hotel Tunturi, Saariselkä

Already the third Torvia Tunturissa weekend in Saariselkä. Now as a part of Polar Night Jazz program and its informal after party on Friday and Saturday.

Kiilopää Cross-country Skiing

25.11.2017 / 09:00 - 23:30 / Suomen Latu Kiilopää, Saariselkä

Kiilopää Cross-country Skiing is a new early season skiing event for skiing enthusiast. For fitness enthusiast it is the first test on snow in contest series but for hikers it is a fabulous skiing day with service points. For those who are satisfied for shorter routs have their own track as well as families have their own series.

Joonas Haavisto, piano

25.11.2017 / 12:00 / Saariselän Kappeli, Saariselkä

Jazz pianist Joonas Haavisto who recently joined the highly recognized Steinway Artist-group is performing his new material in the chapel of Saariselkä.

Naftule’s Band, with Niillas Holmberg and Roope Mäenpää

25.11.2017 / 13:00 - 13:30 / Holiday Club Saariselkä, Saariselkä

What is going to happen when innovators of klezmer-music and ambassarods of sami music will get together? We’ll experience this musical adventure on Saturday in JazzArena.

Ape’s Planet – Ape Anttila & Anssi Nykänen & Harri Taittonen, Lunch Concert

25.11.2017 / 14:00 / Ravintola Petronella, Saariselkä

Ape’s planet trio goes straight to the point and performs appropriately crazy organ groove for adult taste without forgetting the planets forever teens. Gripping trio interprets Ape Anttila’s compositions and covers composed in Ape’s Planets style.

Naftule’s Band, with Niillas Holmberg and Roope Mäenpää

25.11.2017 / 16:00 - 16:30 / Holiday Club Saariselkä, Saariselkä

What is going to happen when innovators of klezmer-music and ambassarods of sami music will get together? We’ll experience this musical adventure on Saturday in JazzArena.

Naftule’s Band, with Niillas Holmberg and Roope Mäenpää

25.11.2017 / 17:00 - 17:30 / Holiday Club Saariselkä, Saariselkä

What is going to happen when innovators of klezmer-music and ambassarods of sami music will get together? We’ll experience this musical adventure on Saturday in JazzArena.

Kenneth Sjöwall’s Dixie Dudes, Dinner Concert

25.11.2017 / 18:00 / Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna, Saariselkä

Kenneth Sjöwall’s Dixie Dudes will perform traditional dixie music in their own fresh way. The Band interprets Dixie-favorites and arrangements of classic songs out of their own genre.

Aurora Chasing with Professional Photographer

25.11.2017 / 19:00 - 23:59 / Hotel Inari, Inari

You already know it: Finnish Lapland is a perfect place to witness the Aurora. But sometimes the weather does not cooperate, and there are clouds right above the Inari village. That’s where I come in.

Ulla Pirttijärvi & Ulda

25.11.2017 / 19:00 / Saamelaiskulttuurikeskus Sajos, Inari

Ulla Pirttijärvi & Ulda is a modern Sami music band formed by yoik artist Ulla Pirttijärvi in 2009. We are going to hear traditional but also her own yoik compositions. The music tells stories about northern nature and the concert is build the way that instruments will leave a beautiful space for a unique form of cultural expression, yoik.

Ape’s Planet – Ape Anttila & Anssi Nykänen & Harri Taittonen, Dinner Concert

25.11.2017 / 21:00 / Ravintola Kaunispään Huippu, 99830

Ape’s planet trio goes straight to the point and performs appropriately crazy organ groove for adult taste without forgetting the planets forever teens. Gripping trio interprets Ape Anttila’s compositions and covers composed in Ape’s Planets style.

Niillas Holmberg ja Roope Mäenpää

25.11.2017 / 22:00 / Aurora taukotupa, Saariselkä

Arctic folk music in north Sami language. It is born when musician-poet who combines singer&songwriter-style meets classical music composer and multi-instrumentalist.

Torvia Tunturissa Afterparty

25.11.2017 / 22:00 / Santa´s Hotel Tunturi, Saariselkä

Already the third Torvia Tunturissa weekend in Saariselkä. Now as a part of Polar Night Jazz program and its informal after party on Friday and Saturday.

Niillas Holmberg Ensemble

26.11.2017 / 12:00 / Saariselän Kappeli, Saariselkä

Arctic folk music in north Sami language. It is born when musician-poet who combines singer&songwriter-style meets classical music composer and multi-instrumentalist.

Aurora Chasing with Professional Photographer

26.11.2017 / 19:00 - 23:59 / Hotel Inari, Inari

You already know it: Finnish Lapland is a perfect place to witness the Aurora. But sometimes the weather does not cooperate, and there are clouds right above the Inari village. That’s where I come in.

Aurora Borealis Photography Express

26.11.2017 / 20:00 - 23:59 / Ivalo Trek Lapland, Ivalo

On this safari we will drive by car from Ivalo village for “hunting” the Aurora Borealis. Your guide, Jouni, will drive you to the best places as he can, depending on the weather. The guide will teach you to photograph the magnificent Northern Lights.