Events in category "Culture"

Gieddegeažis – By the Forest Exhibition

07.04.2017 - 08.04.2018 / 10:00 - 17:00 / Siida, Inari

Gieddegeažis is the place where the farmyard ends and the forest begins. It’s the home of the crone Gieddegeaš, she-who-knows, and a gate into the world of stories.

The Path of Lappish Gold - Exhibition

10.06.2017 - 18.05.2018 / 09:00 - 17:00 / Tankavaaran Kultamuseo, Tankavaara

Have you ever thought what kind of phases there are in gold prospector’s work in Finnish Lapland? And what kind of methods they use? On the other hand, how many stages does it take before Lappish gold nugget is jewel or part of jewel? Changing exhibition of Gold Prospector Museum answers these questions.

Northbound

11.10.2017 - 01.04.2018 / 10:00 - 17:00 / Siida, Inari

The jewelry of crafter and jewelry designer of Tytti Bräysy will arrive in Siida as an exhibition. Her beautiful jewelry and the pictures taken of them in the nature are fascinating to watch.

Charms of Arctic Auroras - festival

17.11.2017 - 26.11.2017 / All Day / ,

Charms of Arctic Auroras festival is designed to offer an unforgettable display of events around the magical phenomenon of the Northern Lights, The Aurora Borealis or just cozy calling them the Auroras. Events are organized in Inari-Saariselkä area form Saariselkä to Utsjoki on November 17-26, 2017.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Elvis Christmas by Aron & Cool company

30.12.2017 / 19:00 - 20:15 / Saariselän Kappeli, Saariselkä

The memory of the artist will be honoured in Pyhän Paavalin kappeli-chapel on Saturday 30th of Dec at 19:00. In this concert Presley’s Christmas and gospel music is performed by ARON & Cool Company.

Saariselkä Fell Blues

19.01.2018 - 20.01.2018 / All Day / Santa´s Hotel Tunturi, Saariselkä

Saariselkä Fell Blues gathers top blues musicians to the beautiful winter scenery of Saariselkä for one weekend in each January. The Fell Blues has its own unique atmosphere with laid back feeling.

Skábmagovat Film Festival

25.01.2018 - 28.01.2018 / All Day / Saamelaiskulttuurikeskus Sajos, Inari

Skábmagovat – Indigenous Peoples’ Film Festival presents Sámi and other indigenous films and TV programs. Films will be shown in the Northern Lights Theater, which has an unique atmosphere: it is totally made of snow, with the sky and Northern lights as the roof.

Reindeer Championships in Inari

31.03.2018 - 01.04.2018 / All Day / Inarin kylä, Inari

Hundreds of reindeer with their drivers, service teams and fans make this event into one of the most colorful events of the season. Snacks, drinks and other refreshments together with wide range of local products are also available at the venue. Transportation is organized from Saariselkä to Inari.

Nightless Night Photography Workshop

29.06.2018 - 01.07.2018 / 00:00 / Inarin kylä, Inari

The arctic summer and Nightless Night provides the ideal conditions for an adventure where you get to dive into the secrets of social media and photography. Next photography workshop will be held in Inari, Finnish Lapland, June 29 – July 1, 2018.