Johan Nuorgam – A Sámi Cultural Broker

27.03.2018 - 06.01.2019 / 10:00 - 17:00 / Siida, Inari

The Sámi Museum Siida’s 20th anniversary exhibition tells about Johan Nuorgam. Johan Nuorgam from Lake Iijärvi (1910–78) was an early broker of Sámi culture. He was a connoisseur of Sámi traditions with high proficiency in the Sámi language, whom many researchers used as their source.

Siida 20 Years - A Photo Show

27.03.2018 - 21.10.2018 / 10:00 - 17:00 / Siida, Inari

The 20th anniversary of the Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre will be celebrated through a joint exhibition of these two partners that will introduce, through photographs and texts, some of the best moments of their common journey in the Siida Building.

Eleven Images of Sámi Life Today

09.05.2018 - 11.11.2018 / 00:00 / Siida, Inari

The Eleven Images of Sámi Life Today exhibition depicts the present circumstances of twentyseven Sámi from their own points of view. Through photographs, videos and stories told by these people themselves, the exhibition introduces the public to the diversity of Sámi culture, but also to the common features in the ways in which the different people experience the world.

Bus trip to Siida

29.08.2018 - 26.12.2018 / 00:00 / ,

On Wednesdays there is special charter bus from Saariselkä or Ivalo to Siida and back to Ivalo and Saariselkä.

Lapland Chamber Orchestra's autumn program

07.09.2018 - 30.11.2018 / All Day / ,

Lapland Chamber Orchestra continues to delight and surprise throughout autumn 2018, with concerts all over Lapland. Once again the orchestra, with its fresh and candid profile, can promise the audience an exciting and diverse season, with world class guests and performances. The orchestra is the northernmost professional Chamber Orchestra in the European Union. Warm welcome to our concerts!

Viidon Sieiddit – The New Dimensions of the Sámi Relationship to Nature

04.10.2018 - 31.03.2019 / 10:00 - 17:00 / Siida, Inari

This exhibition on Sámi environmental art reflects on the possibilities of a new kind of Sámi nature awareness and sensitivity.

Food Fair at Laanilan Kievari

27.10.2018 / 12:00 - 18:00 / Laanilan Kievari, Saariselkä

The northernmost fair of food, wine & beer and well-being in Saariselkä, Restaurant Laanilan Kievari. Tickets 15€, kids for free. The entrance fee includes a food plate and a drink.

Polar Night Jazz

22.11.2018 - 25.11.2018 / All Day / Saariselän keskusta, Saariselkä

The Polar Night Jazz Festival will be held in Saariselkä on 22.-25.11.2018. The festival will bring together some of the best Finnish jazz performers, young rising stars and local sami artists.

Kiilopäähiihto Endurance - Cross Country Skiing event

24.11.2018 / All Day / Suomen Latu Kiilopää, Saariselkä

Suomen Latu Kiilopää is arranging the 4th annual Kiilopäähiihto Endurance – Cross Country Skiing event. You can choose between the 15/30 km non-competitive Fjällräven skiing-adventure or the 40 km race event.

Skábmagovat – Indigenous Peoples’ Film Festival

24.01.2019 - 27.01.2019 / All Day / Inarin kylä, Inari

Skábmagovat – Indigenous Peoples’ Film Festival will present Sámi films and TV programs. Skábmagovat Film Festival’s goals are to give a platform for Sámi and other indigenous filmmakers to share their stories, to celeberate indigenous cultures and bring up issues that indigenous communities deal with.