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Kajsa Balto

In recent years, Kajsa Balto has distinguished herself with her unique vocal expression and strong communication skills…

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Katarina Barruk

Katarina Barruk is one of Sápmi's most popular vocalists, known for her atmospheric pop music that combines yoik and…

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ISÁK

The band ISÁK are set to release a new album in 2021. Lucky for Riddu Riđđu, they will also be coming to next year's…

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Agnete

Despite her young age, Agnete Saba has already spent over a decade in the music industry. In November 2020, Agnete…

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Kalle Urheim

Artist Kalle Urheim has roots in Divtasvuodna and Jåhkåmåhkke. Urheim has a distinctive and deep voice that is…

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DJ iDJa with ÅVLA + Ramona Linnea

With his passion for electronic music, DJ iDJa has been making a name for himself across Sápmi. Inspired by traditional…

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Young artists of the year: Biret Haarla and Gáddjá Haarla

Riddu Riđđu's Young Artists of the Year 2021 are dancers Biret Haarla and Gáddjá Haarla from Dálvadas in Tanadalen.…

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Artist conversation: Sexy Sápmi

Panelists: Ellen Berit Dalbakk, Ole-Henrik Bjørkmo Lifjell, Ingunn Eriksen, Dávvet Bruun-Solbakk. At the same time as…

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Northern People of the Year

The Åarjel-saemieh are a particular group of Sámi people who come from the south of Saepmie. What distinguishes the…

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Urfilm shorts: part 2

"This is fiction-19" (2020) An alcoholic Sámi lady is alone in her countryside cabin during the COVID-19 pandemic. She…

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Literature: Sollaug Sárgon and Undersang with Gerd Mikalsen and Elina Waage Mikalsen

UNDERSANG is a performative reading and listening session based on Elina Waage Mikalsen's dissertation. Together, they…

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Urfilm shorts: Part 1

"Eadni juoiggastivččet go" (2020) My film story is about my mother - why did her yoiking go quiet. Our little sister,…

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UIT seminar: “Wind power in Sámi areas” + The Árdna Award

Árdna Award: The best master's thesis of the year with an Indigenous theme (Duration ca.15 minutes) UiT and the Center…

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Riddu Márkanat

Do your shopping at our festival market. You will find duodji (Sámi handicraft) and Sámi design. The market is open…

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Breaking the silence: Sexy Sápmi

At the same time as there are strong norms for silence in Sápmi, we live in a time where there is more and more open…

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Felgen Orkester

Felgen Orkester released the album Čuđit in February. The Karasjok group's fourth album is more political and personal…

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A Million Pineapples

The Tromsø quintet A Million Pineapples is known for its melodic and catchy indie pop. In recent years, the band has…

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Bats of Congress

Venturing from the mountains and fjords of Northern Norway, Bats of Congress is the next best thing that Tromsø has to…

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Article 3

Following last year’s success, Sámi DJ collective Article 3 returns to Riddu with Sámi and Indigenous folk music from…

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Reaškkas

World premiere of Sámi jokes that are actually funny! Reaškkas refers to that deep belly laugh, and is the world's…

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In conversation: Young Artists of the Year

Meet Young Artists of the Year, Gáddjá og Biret Haarla, in conversation about their artistry. The conversation is led…

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Urfilm shorts: part 2

"This is fiction-19" (2020) An alcoholic Sámi lady is alone in her countryside cabin during the COVID-19 pandemic. She…

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Book launch: Riddu Riđđu 30 years

Riddu Riđđu 30 years: From Sea Sámi festival to an international Indigenous festival. A barbecue party and some…

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OZAS: Etniid ulloliinnit

OZAS consists of sisters Risten Anine and Sara Marielle Gaup. They bring with them musicians and dancers on stage.…

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Who will be the next Sámi pathfinders?

On Friday 16 July at 1200, we will announce the next Sámi pathfinders. The announcement takes place on Riddu Riđđu, and…

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Riddu Márkanat

Do your shopping at our festival market. You will find duodji (Sámi handicraft) and Sámi design. The market is open…

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Breaking the silence: Sexy Sápmi

At the same time as there are strong norms for silence in Sápmi, we live in a time where there is more and more open…

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Urfilm shorts: part 1

"Eadni juoiggastivččet go" (2020) My film story is about my mother - why did her yoiking go quiet. Our little sister,…

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Photosession

Portraits will be taken Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12 -24 in front of Bealljegoahtien at the Riddu Siida.…

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Riddu Sessions: Emil Kárlsen with Lávre and friends

In 2019, Emil Kárlsen was named Young Artist of the Year by Riddu Riđđu Festivála and was subsequently included in…

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Kajsa Balto

Indigenous power meets modern sounds in Kajsa Balto's unique musical style, where joik and Northern Sami weave together…

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OZAS

OZAS is a new, exciting musical collaboration between Sara Marielle Gaup and Risten Anine. Language, luothi and duodji…

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Reaškkas

World premiere of Sámi jokes that are actually funny! Reaškkas refers to that deep belly laugh, and is the world's…

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"Under the green sky" - a conversation about Odd Marakatt Sivertsen's authorship

Odd Marakatt Sivertsen from Kåfjord uses his Sámi and Laestadian background as inspiration in his works. In 2008, he…

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Sámi Parliament election 2021

The election debate on the Sámi Parliamentary election focuses on how the Sámi Parliament affects your everyday life,…

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Nordlys seminar: From ugly debate to future-oriented collaboration

Why did the debate get so ugly in Tromsø in 2011 when the proposal to make the municipality part of the Sámi language…

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Urfilm shorts: part 2

"This is fiction-19" (2020) An alcoholic Sámi lady is alone in her countryside cabin during the COVID-19 pandemic. She…

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Breaking the silence: Sexy Sápmi

At the same time as there are strong norms for silence in Sápmi, we live in a time where there is more and more open…

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art exhibition opens: Sexy Sápmi

At the same time as there are strong norms for silence in Sápmi, we live in a time where there is more and more open…

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Urfilm shorts: part 1

"Eadni juoiggastivččet go" (2020) My film story is about my mother - why did her yoiking go quiet. Our little sister,…

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Photosession

Portraits will be taken Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12 -24 in front of Bealljegoahtien at the Riddu Siida.…

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Riddu Márkanat

Do your shopping at our festival market. You will find duodji (Sámi handicraft) and Sámi design. The market is open…

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Nuorat: ISÁK

Riddu Riđđu is excited to invite youths between 13- 25 to a free, drug free concert Wednesday 14th July, at 7 PM.⁠ ⁠ To…

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Children's festival

Horseback riding, lasso throwing, handicraft, yoik, theatre, knocking stockfish, workshop on children’s rights, making…

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Youth program: Riddu Nuorat

Do you want to meet other Sámi youth? Do you want to learn more about the climate issue and about Sámi nature…

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Children's festival

Horseback riding, lasso throwing, handicraft, yoik, theatre, knocking stockfish, workshop on children’s rights, making…

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Youth program: Riddu Nuorat

Do you want to meet other Sámi youth? Do you want to learn more about the climate issue and about Sámi nature…

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Children's festival

Horseback riding, lasso throwing, handicraft, yoik, theatre, knocking stockfish, workshop on children’s rights, making…

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Youth program: Riddu Nuorat

Do you want to meet other Sámi youth? Do you want to learn more about the climate issue and about Sámi nature…

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this year's art exhibition

This year's art exhibition contains two different exhibitions with young indigenous artists. CHIPPEWAR Multimedia…

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Filmprogram- Short stories

This year´s Indigenous film program is a program of shorts with a focus on indigenous peoples, especially on the…

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Club Lávvu: Silla and Rise

We continue last year’s success in the Balda lavvu: «Club Lávvu ».  We guarantee first class indigenous beats long into…

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Slincraze

Slincraze put Sami language rap on the map, while he established himself as one of Sápmi’s most important voices. In…

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Buffy Sainte-Marie & Tanya Tagaq & Maxida Märak

The Riddu Riđđu festival has brought together three generations of female indigenous stars: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Tanya…

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Wiyaala

Wiyaala, which means “the doer” in her local Sissala dialect, is from Funsi, an African village in the Upper West…

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Jeremy Dutcher

Canadian Jeremy Dutcher is a tenor, composer and activist who uses every opportunity to use his Wolastoq First Nation…

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Workshop: Throat song

Inuit throat singing, or katajjaq, is a form of musical performance uniquely found among the Inuit. The traditional…

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workshop: Drumdance

Drum-led dancing has long been an important part of Inuit life in Nunavut, and was used to mark all the major occasions…

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Jungeltelegrafen- liveshow

The radioprogram “Jungeltelegrafen” is back at Riddu Riđđu for the fourth time. Live broadcast from Riddusletta with…

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Tea ceremony

The artist Cheinesh from Altaj holds daily tea ceremonies in the Yurta where the festival public is served aromatic tea…

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Riddu sessions 2019: Ánná Káisá Partapuoli

"We didn't cross the border. The border crossed us” is a slam poetry show by Ánná Káisá Partapuoli. She comments and…

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Riddu Youth performance

The participants of this year's youth program comes from different countries and cultures. In this performance, the…

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Conversation with the young artist of the year: Emil Karlsen

Emil Karlsen is Riddu Riđđu's young artist in 2019. Emil is 21 years old, Seasami and raised in Omasvuona suohkan (…

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Northern People of the year day

Each year, Riddu Riđđu invites an indigenous people to the festival, as The Northern People of the Year. The festival…

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Nisga'a house is open for the festival audience

Welcome inside to see how our Nisga’a house looks! The Nisga’a are Indigenous people from British Columbia in Canada…

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Q & A with Indigenous filmmakers

The Indigenous filmmakers Marja Bål Nango, Ingir Nango, Elle Márjá Eira & Mai-Lis Eira, Elle Sofe Sara and…

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Tea ceremony

The artist Cheinesh from Altaj holds daily tea ceremonies in the Yurta where the festival public is served aromatic tea…

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Workshop: Ecogarden

Join us on a walking tour of the new organic vegetable and herb garden at Riddu Siida. The garden has a rich diversity…

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UIT seminar: Salmon: Sami traditions and cross-border management on the Tana river

The relationship between national salmon regulations and Sámi salmon fishery traditions, which includes traditional…

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Yurtconsert with Alash

The Yurta concerts are one of the Riddu Riđđu festivals most popular events. This year’s Yurta concerts are performed…

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Filmprogram- Short stories

This year´s Indigenous film program is a program of shorts with a focus on indigenous peoples, especially on the…

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Divvun and Giellatekno at Riddu Siida

  Do you want to make your mobile phone Sami? Install Sami keyboard and the Divvun application on your mobile. Would…

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MINI YOIK COURSE

A short course where you can learn about yoik and hear some people, animal- and nature yoiks. Trainer is Berit Alette…

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Riddu siida

Riddu Siida, which in Norwegian means "Riddu Home", is a vibrant mingle- and activity area during the festival where…

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Blacksmith-workshop

In this workshop you will learn to forge objects that Sea samis in the region have used for their traditional work on…

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Award: The best master thesis on indigenous issues

In 2019, UiT and The Centre for Sami Studies will for the second time honor with an award the best master thesis…

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Seminar: Indigenous activism

Standing Rock received a lot of attention when the battle against "the Black Snake" took shape in a resistance camp…

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Filmprogram: Short stories

This year´s Indigenous film program is a program of shorts with a focus on indigenous peoples, especially on the…

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YOUTH - NUORAT

Are you between 15 and 25 years old and want to meet other indigenous youth? Do you want to learn joik and protest art…

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this year's art exhibition

This year's art exhibition contains two different exhibitions with young indigenous artists. CHIPPEWAR Multimedia…

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ISÁK

ISÁK has been a hype in Sámi music for a long time, renowned for its energetic live shows and intense presence. Since…

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Ruben

With his cinematic depth and mood-altering melodies, Norwegian artist, producer and songwriter Ruben has you covered. …

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Silla and Rise

Silla and Rise blend Inuit throat-singing and futuristic dancefloor beats. Silla comes from the Inuktitut word "Sila"…

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Opphav + Risten Anine

Opphav are known for their commitment to North-Norwegian culture. They mix rap, slam poetry with folk songs and their…

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Premiere Riddu sessions 2019

"We didn't cross the border. The border crossed us” is a slam poetry show by Ánná Káisá Partapuoli. She comments and…

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Tea ceremony

The artist Cheinesh from Altaj holds daily tea ceremonies in the Yurta where the festival public is served aromatic tea…

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workshop: Drumdance

Drum-led dancing has long been an important part of Inuit life in Nunavut, and was used to mark all the major occasions…

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Nordlys Seminar: The battle for minerals

  Nussir ASA has gained operation license and discharge permit for a copper mine with seafill in Repparfjorden. The…

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Workshop: Throat song

Inuit throat singing, or katajjaq, is a form of musical performance uniquely found among the Inuit. The traditional…

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Familyshow: Cheinesh

CHANGE IN PROGRAM! THIS FAMILY SHOW IS MOVED FROM WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY! Cheinesh - the Altay female throat singer from…

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Tea ceremony

The artist Cheinesh from Altaj holds daily tea ceremonies in the Yurta where the festival public is served aromatic tea…

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workshop: Drumdance

Drum-led dancing has long been an important part of Inuit life in Nunavut, and was used to mark all the major occasions…

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Seminar: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission was passed by the Parliament in 2018 and is set to examine assimilation policy…

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Seminar: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission was passed by the Norwegian Parliament in 2018 and is set to examine the…

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Tanya tagaq: Split tooth

Tanya Tagaq is an award-winning vocalist from Iqaluktuutiaq/Cambridge Bay in Nunavut, Canada. She is especially known…

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Tea ceremony

The artist Cheinesh from Altaj holds daily tea ceremonies in the Yurta where the festival public is served aromatic tea…

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Mini Sami course

This is an intro course to the Sami language. Join a shorter course and learn some words and phrases that you can…

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Workshop: Throat song

Inuit throat singing, or katajjaq, is a form of musical performance uniquely found among the Inuit. The traditional…

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Indigenous music: Traditional and commercial music?

  Where do we draw the line when modernizing indigenous cultural expressions and who decides? Are there no…

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Filmprogram- Short stories

This year´s Indigenous film program is a program of shorts with a focus on indigenous peoples, especially on the…

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Yurtconsert with Alash

The Yurta concerts are one of the Riddu Riđđu festivals most popular events. This year’s Yurta concerts are performed…

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Divvun and Giellatekno at Riddu Siida

  Do you want to make your mobile phone Sami? Install Sami keyboard and the Divvun application on your mobile. Would…

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Blacksmith-workshop

In this workshop you will learn to forge objects that Sea samis in the region have used for their traditional work on…

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Riddu siida

Welcome to Riddu siida! Riddu Siida, which in Norwegian means "Riddu Home", is a vibrant mingle- and activity area…

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Workshop: Ecogarden

Join us on a walking tour of the new organic vegetable and herb garden at Riddu Siida. The garden has a rich diversity…

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The Childrens festival

It is time for new experiences and the opportunity to meet new friends and cultures! At the childrens festival there…

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Filmprogram: Short stories

This year´s Indigenous film program is a program of shorts with a focus on indigenous peoples, especially on the…

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Yoik workshop

A practical course focusing on practicing various yoiks. You will be served coffee made on the campfire, taste sami…

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YOUTH - NUORAT

Are you between 15 and 25 years old and want to meet other indigenous youth? Do you want to learn joik and protest art…

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this year's art exhibition

This year's art exhibition contains two different exhibitions with young indigenous artists. CHIPPEWAR Multimedia…

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Conference: Arctic Voices in Art and Literature in Nineteenth-Century

This conference focuses on the peak of Euro-American imperialism in the Western Arctic between about 1789 and 1914. By…

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Club Lávvu: DJ: 169

We continue last year’s success in the Balda lavvu: «Club Lávvu ».  We guarantee first class indigenous beats long into…

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Maxida Märak

Maxida Märak, from Jokkmokk in Sweden, is a human rights activist with a special interest in the rights of the Sami…

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Tanya Tagaq

Tanya Tagaq is an award-winning Inuit throat Singer from Iqaluktuutiaq in Canada. She has an original vocal style and…

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Alash

Alash are from Tuva, a Russian republic between Sibiria and Mongolia. Tuva is particularily known to the outside world…

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Images of the North

Majority communities view on indigenous peoples are often based on stereotypes and prejudice. In this commissioned…

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Tea ceremony

The artist Cheinesh from Altaj holds daily tea ceremonies in the Yurta where the festival public is served aromatic tea…

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workshop: Drumdance

Drum-led dancing has long been an important part of Inuit life in Nunavut, and was used to mark all the major occasions…

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Book talk with Buffy Sainte-Marie

The biography about Buffy was released last year and has been described as a powerful, intimate view on the life of a…

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Familyshow: Arctic song

Arctic song is a music ensemble that is part of Northern people of the year program. In this familyshow Arctic song…

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Tea ceremony

The artist Cheinesh from Altaj holds daily tea ceremonies in the Yurta where the festival public is served aromatic tea…

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Workshop: Throat song

Inuit throat singing, or katajjaq, is a form of musical performance uniquely found among the Inuit. The traditional…

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Author meeting: Inga Ravna Eira

Inga Ravna Eira, or Iŋgos-Máhte Iŋgá, from Karasjok grew up in a reindeer herding family. She worked as a teacher her…

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Workshop: Drumdance

Drum-led dancing has long been an important part of Inuit life in Nunavut, and was used to mark all the major occasions…

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Author meeting: Inga Ravna Eira

Inga Ravna Eira, or Iŋgos-Máhte Iŋgá, from Karasjok grew up in a reindeer herding family. She worked as a teacher her…

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Tea ceremony

The artist Cheinesh from Altaj holds daily tea ceremonies in the Yurta where the festival public is served aromatic tea…

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Mini Sami course

This is an intro course to the Sami language. Join a shorter course and learn some words and phrases that you can…

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Riddu siida

Riddu Siida, which in Norwegian means "Riddu Home", is a vibrant mingle- and activity area during the festival where…

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Blacksmith-workshop

In this workshop you will learn to forge objects that Sea samis in the region have used for their traditional work on…

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Filmprogram- Short stories

This year´s Indigenous film program is a program of shorts with a focus on indigenous peoples, especially on the…

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Divvun and Giellatekno at Riddu Siida

  Do you want to make your mobile phone Sami? Install Sami keyboard and the Divvun application on your mobile. Would…

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Workshop: Ecogarden

Join us on a walking tour of the new organic vegetable and herb garden at Riddu Siida. The garden has a rich diversity…

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Yurtconsert with Alash

The Yurta concerts are one of the Riddu Riđđu festivals most popular events. This year’s Yurta concerts are performed…

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Yoik workshop

A practical course focusing on practicing various yoiks. You will be served coffee made on the campfire, taste sami…

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Filmprogram- Short stories

This year´s Indigenous film program is a program of shorts with a focus on indigenous peoples, especially on the…

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The Childrens festival

It is time for new experiences and the opportunity to meet new friends and cultures! At the childrens festival there…

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this year's art exhibition

This year's art exhibition contains two different exhibitions with young indigenous artists. CHIPPEWAR Multimedia…

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YOUTH - NUORAT

Are you between 15 and 25 years old and want to meet other indigenous youth? Do you want to learn joik and protest art…

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Conference: Arctic Voices in Art and Literature

This conference focuses on the peak of Euro-American imperialism in the Western Arctic between about 1789 and 1914. By…

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Club Lávvu: DJ Rise Ashen

We continue last year’s success in the Balda lavvu: «Club Lávvu ». DJ Rise Ashen from the band Silla and Rise will give…

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Vernissage: this year’s art exhibition

This year's art exhibition contains two different exhibitions with young indigenous artists. CHIPPEWAR Multimedia…

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YOUTH - NUORAT

Are you between 15 and 25 years old and want to meet other indigenous youth? Do you want to learn joik and protest art…

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Familyshow: School- Petter Anna Talkshow

CHANGE IN PROGRAM! THIS FAMILY SHOW IS MOVED FROM FRIDAY TO WEDNESDAY! In Little Mackerel´s fishing pond, you can fish…

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The Childrens festival

It is time for new experiences and the opportunity to meet new friends and cultures! At the childrens festival there…

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Conference: Arctic Voices in Art and Literature

This conference focuses on the peak of Euro-American imperialism in the Western Arctic between about 1789 and 1914. By…

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Son of the sun

Nils-Aslak Valkeapää (1943-2001) is the most diverse and famous Sámi artist who ever lived. He was born into a family…

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Golbma Jiena & Morit Elena Morit!

Riddu Riđđu Festivála´s talent initiative «Riddu sessions» has become a great success. The idea behind it that young…

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Tuuniit

The Inuit tradition of face tattoos was forbidden for a century and was almost forgotten. Director Alethea Arnaquq-…

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Club Lávvu: DJ AILO

Young and aspiring DJ Ailo will bust the beats in the DJ-booth on Saturday.  DJ Ailo is a 17 year old lulesami DJ and…

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Duolva Duottar

The Sami rapcore band Duolva Duottar from Kautokeino has built a strong reputation since they began playing together in…

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ISÁK

ISÁK is made by Sámi Grand Prix winner, 19 year old Ella Marie Hætta Isaksen. Together with producer Daniel Eriksen and…

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DAGNY

The Tromsø born artist DAGNY is Norways new pop sensation. When her singel «backbeat» was released in the fall of 2015…

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Johan Anders Bær & Dronefolket

Johan Anders Bær, from Karasjok and Magerøya has his roots planted in the traditional joik. He is also among the…

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Art in progress

Crystal Rose Demientieff Worl is Tlingit Athabascan from Raven moiety, Sockeye Clan, from the Raven House.  She is a…

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Art in progress: Anders Sunna & Inga Wiktoria Påve

Anders Sunna and Inga Wiktoria Påve, who are the participants in this year's Riddu Sessions, will together decorate our…

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Artist talk

Meet the artists, Crystal Worl, Anders Sunna and Inga Wiktoria Påve who have been working with art- in- progress at the…

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Plupp

In cooperation with Troms County Library, Riddu Riđđu will show the children’s show «Plupp», a so called Joikikal (…

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Paneldiscussion: FOUR COUNTRIES - TWO SPIRITS

In this event we will discuss living queer lives and queer activism in Sápmi. Discussants will be Dávvet Bruun-Solbakk…

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Author meeting: Maren Uthaug

In cooperation with Troms fylkesbibliotek we presents this year's literature program .Maren Uthaug is an author, comic…

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Plupp

In cooperation with Troms County Library, Riddu Riđđu will show the children’s show «Plupp», a so called Joikikal (…

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Ishavsblod

Gry Elisabeth Mortensen, Trude Berge Ottersen, Runtime 98 minSEALERS - ONE LAST HUNT is an Arctic roadmovie, with hardy…

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Drop in kurs: Leu'dd

Leu'dd is a Kildin Sámi song tradition that is used to convey experiences of the world, stories or whatever is on one´s…

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Queer Lávvu Lounge

Queer Lavvo Lounge is a space for people of all kinds, with no threshold! Come by for a breather, drink coffee and chat…

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Angry Inuk

Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Barils, Runtime: 83 minIn this movie, director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril takes a closer look at…

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Club Lávvu: Aku Matu

What would a polar bear say if he could rap?  What about a bowhead whale, or a caribou?  Join hip-hop artist AKU-MATU…

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Ailu valle feat. Elle-Márjá

With political texts and a remarkable vocal technique, the Finnish rapper Ailu Valle has made a name. He raps about how…

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Uyarakq

OKA has cancelled their Europe- and Canada tour due to sickness, and will unfortunately not be playing in Gávoutna/…

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ÁGY

ÁGY, the shooting star from Nordreisa, is back with a new musical persona and has entered the r&b universe. ÁGY…

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Radik Tyulyush & the Chalama Project

Radik Tyulyush is from Tuva, a Russian republic between Sibiria and Mongolia. Tuva is particularily known to the…

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Standing Rock – can we reach out?

How can indigenous people rise against exploitation by using activism and social media? The Standing Rock – movement is…

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Jam

We are pleased to invite you to a unpretentious jam session at the small stage Friday 14th of july. The stage is rigged…

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Famileforestilling: Nyttårsnissetog

At the children's festival, the kids have made "New year-masks", an old tradition from Manndalen. Today you can see all…

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OFELAŠ/VEIVISEREN

During this year’s Tromsø International Film Festival there was a premier of a whole new version of history’s first…

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Alaska Natives, herbs

Learn more about the Northern People of the Year, Alaska Natives, use of herbs for medicine.Leading the course is…

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’Workshop - song and dance of Alaska's Iñupiaq

Want to know more about the ways of life, song and dance of Alaska's Iñupiaq? Join Allison Akootchook Warden for a two…

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Tatoopresentation

Kakiñiq: Inuit TattooTraditional Inuit tattoos are done using a needle and thread.  Dipping the thread in ink made…

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UIT seminar:Health and wellbeing in the Arctic

Understanding culture to understand health in indigenous population.   How are traditional values included and taken…

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Golbma Jiena & Morit Elena Morit!

Riddu Riđđu Festivála´s talent initiative «Riddu sessions» has become a great success. The idea behind it that young…

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Son of the sun

Nils-Aslak Valkeapää (1943-2001) is the most diverse and famous Sámi artist who ever lived. He was born into a family…

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OFELAŠ/VEIVISEREN

During this year’s Tromsø International Film Festival there was a premier of a whole new version of history’s first…

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Queer Lávvu Lounge

Queer Lavvo Lounge is a space for people of all kinds, with no threshold! Come by for a breather, drink coffee and chat…

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Art in progress

Crystal Rose Demientieff Worl is Tlingit Athabascan from Raven moiety, Sockeye Clan, from the Raven House.  She is a…

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UIT seminar:Reindeer husbandry in Alaska

From the late 1800s until about 1940, Sami and Kven left Norway to establish reindeer husbandry in Alaska. They were…

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Art in progress: Anders Sunna & Inga Wiktoria Påve

Anders Sunna and Inga Wiktoria Påve, who are the participants in this year's Riddu Sessions, will together decorate our…

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Angry Inuk

Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Barils, Runtime: 83 minIn this movie, director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril takes a closer look at…

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Ondt blod

«Ondt blod» is a hardcore quintet, where four out of five members has backgrounds from the upper most county of Norway…

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Indian agent

Indian Agent is a musical cooperation between artists and musicians Yéil Ya-Tseen (Nicholas Galanin), OCnotes (Otis…

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Mette Henriette

The composer, jazz musician and saxophone player Mette Henriette will compose this year’s commissioned concert for the…

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Familyshow: Young artist of the year

This year, Riddu Riđđu’s young artist of the year is the 21 year old dancer Ánna-Katri Helander. She has danced since…

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Nordlysseminar: Why are the Sami silent?

«Why are the Sami silent?»,  Anne Lene Turi Dimpas asks in an article in Nordlys, North-Norwegian Debate. She’s…

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Alaska Natives, herbs

Learn more about the Northern People of the Year, Alaska Natives, use of herbs for medicine.Leading the course is…

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’Workshop - song and dance of Alaska's Iñupiaq

Want to know more about the ways of life, song and dance of Alaska's Iñupiaq? Join Allison Akootchook Warden for a two…

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Tatoopresentation

Kakiñiq: Inuit TattooTraditional Inuit tattoos are done using a needle and thread.  Dipping the thread in ink made…

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Queer Lávvu Lounge

Queer Lavvo Lounge is a space for people of all kinds, with no threshold! Come by for a breather, drink coffee and chat…

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Art in progress

Crystal Rose Demientieff Worl is Tlingit Athabascan from Raven moiety, Sockeye Clan, from the Raven House.  She is a…

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Art in progress: Anders Sunna & Inga Wiktoria Påve

Anders Sunna and Inga Wiktoria Påve, who are the participants in this year's Riddu Sessions, will together decorate our…

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Ishavsblod

Gry Elisabeth Mortensen, Trude Berge Ottersen, Runtime 98 minSEALERS - ONE LAST HUNT is an Arctic roadmovie, with hardy…

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Author meeting: Gerd Mikalsen

Gerd Mikalsen from Manndalen debuted this year as an author with the novel Farsmålet. In the book, Mikalsen tells us…

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Tuuniit

The Inuit tradition of face tattoos was forbidden for a century and was almost forgotten. Director Alethea Arnaquq-…

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Familyshow: Allison Warden

Want to know more about the ways of life, song and dance of Alaska's Iñupiaq? Allison Akootchook Warden will get you on…

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Riddu 2001

Sápmi 2001, NRKIn 2001 the Riddu Riđđu festival celebrated it’s 10th anniversary. See how this was celebrated in this…

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Arctic superstar

Sápmi 2015, Simen BraathenThe indigenous, Samí rapper Nils Rune Utsi - aka SlinCraze - lives with his mother in Máze, a…

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3 short films: Bihttoš/Turisteme/This year is not last year`s brother

3 short films (40  min)Rebel, by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Sápmi 2014. Elle-Maija Tailfeathers uses archival footage,…

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Little storm/ on the coast

UK, 2016, Igor Slepov. These are two movies that were filmed during Riddu Riđđu 2015. The films show the festival's…

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SlinCraze

The Sami rapper SlinCraze started experimenting with music and rap at the age of 14. His lyrics in northern Sami are…

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Ana Tijoux

Ana Tijoux grew up in political exile in France during the Chilean civil war. Tijoux has stated that it is hip-hop that…

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Ylva

Ylva is a somewhat mysterious constellation that uses electronic music as a foundation, mixing it with joik and jazz…

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Sofia Jannok

Sofia Jannok has established herself as one of Sápmis biggest artists. She has revitalized the Sámi music tradition…

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Balam Ajpu

Balam Ajpu is a hip-hop collective that use music to show that the Mayan language, culture and knowledge is still alive…

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OBSIDIAN GAZE- PANELSAMTALE

Panel conversation with artists from the exhibition Obsidian gaze that addresses indigenous identity and artistic…

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Dancing Earth

Dancing Earth is a world renowned indigenous dance company from the United States. Their objective is to revitalize…

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PARTNERS IN POETRY

Mimie Märak, Niillas Holmberg and Sarakka Gaup are young Sámi writers from three different countries with three…

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MINI KILDIN SAMI LANGUAGE COURSE

Kildin Saami is the largest of the sami languages in Russia and is used by the sami people on the Kola Peninsula. In…

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Sparrooabbán/ me and my little sister

Sápmi 2015, Suvi WestMe and my little sister is a personal film about sisterhood, homosexuality and the search for…

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PHOTOSESSION

Do you want to be photographed?  Portraits will be taken Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12 -7 pm in front of …

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BOOK LAUNCH: THE RAVENS’ BATTLE BY AINO HIVAND

The Ravens’ Battle is a bilingual picture book for children. It focuses on language and identity issues through a…

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The stitch project

The Stitch Project was started at Riddu Riđđu in 2012 when seven artists from Brazil, Iceland, Palestine, Sweden and…

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Art in progress: Sakuliu Pavavalung

The renowned artist paiwan Sakuliu Pavavalung is one of the pioneers in the indigenous movement on Taiwan. At Riddu…

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Riddu 2001

Sápmi 2001, NRKIn 2001 the Riddu Riđđu festival celebrated it’s 10th anniversary. See how this was celebrated in this…

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DJ Biti

Thursday and Friday night "Klubb Lávvu" is happening in the Baldalavvues. DJs will provide catchy and danceable rhythms…

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Violet Road

Norway´s probably most charming live band, Violet Road, is on homeground when they play Riddu Riđđu this summer. They…

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Hanggai

The critically acclaimed Inner-Mongolian band Hanggai has charmed audiences at festivals around the world since their…

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Sondre Justad

Sondre Justad entered the Norwegian music scene with a boom the summer of 2013 when he released the singel «Nu har du…

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Marja Mortensson

The singer and joiker from Svahken Sijte, Engerdal in Hedmark, Marja Mortensson made ​​her mark as “The Young Artist"…

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Dancing Earth

Dancing Earth is a world renowned indigenous dance company from the United States. Their objective is to revitalize…

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Open stage

On friday the 15th of July you can showcase your talent on Open mic! It is open to all genres. Everyone is welcome to…

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CULTURAL APPROPRIATION

Indigenous culture is used commercially worldwide - also in Sápmi, but rarely or never with indigenous consent. What…

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WORKSHOP IN SONG AND DANCE FROM TAIWAN

Workshop with artist Suming that will teach you traditional Amis songs and dance from Taiwan. Registration required.…

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UIT seminar: Indigenous knowledge from UiT

What is the state of the art in indigenous studies? UiT The Arctic University of Norway presents a selection of master…

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Arctic superstar

Sápmi 2015, Simen BraathenThe indigenous, Samí rapper Nils Rune Utsi - aka SlinCraze - lives with his mother in Máze, a…

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Seminar: The Stitch Project

The Stitch Project was started at Riddu Riđđu in 2012 when seven artists from Brazil, Iceland, Pales- tine, Sweden and…

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FESTIVAL SAMI COURSES

Festival sami courses Join a mini-sami language course where you learn words and phrases that you may need during the…

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3 short films: Bihttoš/Turisteme/This year is not last year`s brother

3 short films (40  min)Rebel, by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Sápmi 2014. Elle-Maija Tailfeathers uses archival footage,…

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Art in progress: Sakuliu Pavavalung

The renowned artist paiwan Sakuliu Pavavalung is one of the pioneers in the indigenous movement on Taiwan. At Riddu…

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PHOTOSESSION

Do you want to be photographed?  Portraits will be taken Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12 -7 pm in front of …

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The stitch project

The Stitch Project was started at Riddu Riđđu in 2012 when seven artists from Brazil, Iceland, Palestine, Sweden and…

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UiT-seminar:Hunting in indigenous communities

How are traditional values transferred in different hunting cultures? UiT The Arctic University of Norway shines a…

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Little storm/ on the coast

UK, 2016, Igor Slepov. These are two movies that were filmed during Riddu Riđđu 2015. The films show the festival's…

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Niilas

Thursday and Friday night "Klubb Lávvu" is happening in the Baldalavvues. DJs will provide catchy and danceable rhythms…

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Kitok

Political lyrics mixed with rock based hip-hop has made the Jokkmokk based rapper Kitok known as “Beasty boys in…

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Suming

Suming is Amis, who is one of the indigenous peoples of Taiwan. 17 years old Suming started to write his own pop songs…

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Northern Soul by Simone Grøtte and Herman Rundberg

Northern soul was originally a commissioned piece for Varangerfestivalen in 2014. Through a melting pot of dance, music…

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Riddu sessions

What happens when you bring together three young Sami voices? A magical experience created! Riddu Sessions is an…

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THE LYNGEN HORSE´S HISTORY AND SURVIVAL

The Lyng horse is one of three Nor- wegian horse breeds and it is an endangered species. Veterinary Geirmund Vik has…

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MARJA AND THE STOMACH DRAGON

Family show with Sarakka Gaup. She tells the story of Marja who finds a large ball. Suddenly she knows animal language…

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THE NORDLYSSEMINAR

In 2015 a research study showed that sami women are more vulnerable to violence and sexual abuse than other women. From…

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WORKSHOP IN SONG AND DANCE FROM TAIWAN

Workshop with artist Suming that will teach you traditional Amis songs and dance from Taiwan. Registration required.…

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FESTIVAL SAMI COURSES

Festival sami courses Join a mini-sami language course where you learn words and phrases that you may need during the…

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Sparrooabbán/ me and my little sister

Sápmi 2015, Suvi WestMe and my little sister is a personal film about sisterhood, homosexuality and the search for…

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PHOTOSESSION

Do you want to be photographed?  Portraits will be taken Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12 -7 pm in front of …

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The stitch project

The Stitch Project was started at Riddu Riđđu in 2012 when seven artists from Brazil, Iceland, Palestine, Sweden and…

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Riddu 2001

Sápmi 2001, NRKIn 2001 the Riddu Riđđu festival celebrated it’s 10th anniversary. See how this was celebrated in this…

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Art in progress: Sakuliu Pavavalung

The renowned artist paiwan Sakuliu Pavavalung is one of the pioneers in the indigenous movement on Taiwan. At Riddu…

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YOUNG ARTIST OF THE YEAR- Exhibition Opening

This year's young artist is the 25 year old artist Inga-Wiktoria Påve. She has grown up in a reindeer herding family in…

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Sofia Jannok

Sofia Jannok has established herself as one of Sápmis biggest artists. She has revitalized the traditional music…

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Sondre Justad

Sondre Justad entered the norwegian music industry with a boom the summer of 2013 when he released the singel «Nu har…

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Adress:

Riddu Riđđu Festivála, Center for Northern people, NO-9144 Samuelsberg, Norway

PHONE: 

+ 47 971 39493

E-mail:

[email protected]

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