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DJ Shub

We are ecstatic to welcome DJ Shub back to the Riddu Riđđu stage.  DJ Shub, the Godfather of PowWowStep, has…

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Mari Boine

The first time musical icon Mari Boine took the stage in Kåfjord was in 1989, and since then she has performed a number…

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The Trade-Offs

Echoing the depths of the northern tundra in Nunavut, swaddled in soul, blues and rock – the inimitable The Trade-Offs…

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Luohteárdna

Have you heard the yoik’s treasures? Have you seen how it shines and the stories it creates?   Luohteárdna is a…

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Leather pouch with horn button

A leather pouch with horn button is a practical and good looking acessory for any outfit!In this class you will learn…

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Small coffee bag

Gáffeseahkka is a traditional Sámi coffee bag mad from reindeer hide.In this class you will learn how to make your very…

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Kildinsami language class

Did you know that there are eight different Sámi languages still in daily use?Kildin Sámi is the most common Sámi…

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Riddu Siida

Welcome to Riddu Siida!Riddu Siida, which translates to "Riddu Home", is a vibrant area with plenty of activities…

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Children's performance: Luohteárdna

Have you heard the yoik’s treasures? Have you seen how it shines and the stories it creates?   Luohteárdna is a…

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Geavllet (Birch basket)

Do you want to learn how to make a basket (geavllet) out of birch bark like it used to be before plastic became common?…

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Niibeboagán (knife belt)

Most people have knives lying around at home, but not many people have a separate belt to hang the knife on! …

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Plant color dyeing and weaving

Do you want to learn the basics of plant color dyeing and band weaving?In this class you will learn how to use local…

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Drop-in: Yoik class

Would you like to know a bit more about yoik and yoiking? Attend our drop-in yoik workshop!This is a practical class…

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Basic forging class

Would you like to know more about how a smithy works? Join our class in basic forging techniques!In this class you will…

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Riddu Nuorat

Are you between 13 and 25 years old and want to see cool concerts? Do you want to learn how to set up a Lávvu? Or do…

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Shepherds Reign

Are you ready to experience pure rawness from the main stage? The metal band Shepherds Reign is ready to give you a…

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Emil Kárlsen

Emil Kárlsen has in an impressively short time become a household name in Northern Norway. In 2019, he was appointed…

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Jeremy Dutcher

Award-winning Canadian composer Jeremy Dutcher will return to the Riddu festival in 2024 after his first appearance at…

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Namgar

We are absolutely delighted to wish Namgar a warm welcome back to Olmmáivággi! Ever since their 2003 Debut, Namgar has…

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Conversation with Northern people of the year: Queer Indigenous

Conversation with Northern people of the year: Queer IndigenousFor over 20 years, Riddu Riđđu has had a special focus…

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Riddu Siida

Welcome to Riddu Siida!Riddu Siida, which translates to "Riddu Home", is a vibrant area with plenty of activities…

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Leather pouch with horn button

A leather pouch with horn button is a practical and good looking acessory for any outfit!In this class you will learn…

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Small coffee bag

Gáffeseahkka is a traditional Sámi coffee bag mad from reindeer hide.In this class you will learn how to make your very…

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Old and new warriors meet

In collaboration with Mun dajan – Foreninga samiske forfattere, we invite to a conversation between: Niillas A. Somby (…

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Kildinsami language class

Did you know that there are eight different Sámi languages still in daily use?Kildin Sámi is the most common Sámi…

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Geavllet (Birch basket)

Do you want to learn how to make a basket (geavllet) out of birch bark like it used to be before plastic became common?…

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Niibeboagán (knife belt)

Most people have knives lying around at home, but not many people have a separate belt to hang the knife on! …

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Plant color dyeing and weaving

Do you want to learn the basics of plant color dyeing and band weaving?In this class you will learn how to use local…

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Yoik class

Would you like to learn more about yoik? Attend our yoik class!This is a practical class, where the main focus is…

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Riddu Nuorat

Are you between 13 and 25 years old and want to see cool concerts? Do you want to learn how to set up a Lávvu? Or do…

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Mánáidfestivála

REGISTRATION HEREYou can also register the children for the Riddu Riđđu Mánáidfestivála, which starts the following day…

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Basic forging class

Would you like to know more about how a smithy works? Join our class in basic forging techniques!In this class you will…

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Pussy Riot - Nadya

Riddu Riđđu is excited to welcome Pussy Riot and its creator Nadya Tolokonnikova, conceptual artist and activist, to…

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Ella Marie

Ella Marie is a Sámi artist and activist from Tana in Finnmark. Through seven years as the lead singer in the…

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Renata Flores

Renata Flores, queen of Quechua rap is coming to Riddu Riđđu! Her music is a combination of trap and urban pop, mixed…

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Gabba

The band Gabba is coming to this year's Riddu Riđđu!Yoik master John André Eira brings his ancestral heritage and…

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Official opening Riddu Riđđu 2024

Welcome to the official opening of Riddu Riđđu at Lávdi! Intro by festival director Sajje Solbakk and chair of Riddu…

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Riddu sessions 2024: Muorra

Muorra is a short film that takes you on a journey through the lands of Sápmi, where the raw power inherent in the…

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Sálva/Håndtak

With different Sámi identities, in the aftermath of Norwegianization - Line and Anders fall in love. Anders is from a…

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Leather pouch with horn button

A leather pouch with horn button is a practical and good looking acessory for any outfit!In this class you will learn…

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Small coffee bag

Gáffeseahkka is a traditional Sámi coffee bag mad from reindeer hide.In this class you will learn how to make your very…

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Kildinsami language class

Did you know that there are eight different Sámi languages still in daily use?Kildin Sámi is the most common Sámi…

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Riddu Siida

Welcome to Riddu Siida!Riddu Siida, which translates to "Riddu Home", is a vibrant area with plenty of activities…

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Plant color dyeing and weaving

Do you want to learn the basics of plant color dyeing and band weaving?In this class you will learn how to use local…

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Yoik class

Would you like to learn more about yoik? Attend our yoik class!This is a practical class, where the main focus is…

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Geavllet (Birch basket)

Do you want to learn how to make a basket (geavllet) out of birch bark like it used to be before plastic became common?…

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Niibeboagán (knife belt)

Most people have knives lying around at home, but not many people have a separate belt to hang the knife on! …

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Basic forging class

Would you like to know more about how a smithy works? Join our class in basic forging techniques!In this class you will…

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Riddu Nuorat

Are you between 13 and 25 years old and want to see cool concerts? Do you want to learn how to set up a Lávvu? Or do…

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Mánáidfestivála

REGISTRATION HEREYou can also register the children for the Riddu Riđđu Mánáidfestivála, which starts the following day…

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Opening of Mánáidfestivála

This year's Mánáidfestivála opens with a family concert wednesday 10th of July at 2:00 pm. Everyone is welcome, it's…

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Riddu Nuorat

Are you between 13 and 25 years old and want to see cool concerts? Do you want to learn how to set up a Lávvu? Or do…

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SJIT HELVEDES KÅKEN

Sjåbakkenhuset – better known as Sjit helvedes kåken: “The Shit Hell Shack” – will be open to the public throughout…

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Riddu Sessions: Duoldi čuoldin

To sit in silence to weave for oneself or turn to civil disobedience against the authorities. Both actions aim to…

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Riddu Nuorat

Are you between 13 and 25 years old and want to see cool concerts? Do you want to learn how to set up a Lávvu? Or do…

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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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Club Lávvu: UYARAKQ, PETRA AND HILDÁ

Aqqalu Berthelsen, also known as Uyarakq, was born in Nuuk, Greenland in the mid 80s. He is a self taught music…

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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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Frank Waln

Sicangu Lakota rapper and activist Frank Waln from Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota is coming to Riddu Riđđu. He…

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Manne

Manne is the solo project of composer and producer Herman Rundberg from Kåfjord. The Sea Sámi identity has always been…

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Stand-up: Oja, du er nysame?

Isalill Kolpus has created a big name for herself in a very short time. From her debut on Tromsø venue Prelaten in 2020…

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Seminar: The tougher the weather, the tougher the man

From the traditional Sami male role, it is expected that the man contributes to the family's livelihood, and that he…

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Workshop: Indigenous lens - 48 hours film project - open screening

sign up here! Join us in this border disrupting and ground breaking Indigenous filmmaking workshop. The workshop meets…

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Urfilm shorts 2

Where dreams are forgotten – Kalalliit NunaatIn a small South Greenlandic community, the local population is fighting a…

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Northern people of the year day

Every year, Riddu Riđđu invites an Indigenous people to the festival by virtue of being Northern People of the Year.…

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Performance: Day 642 and still counting

This is a weaving performance by Márjá Karlsen.  

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Seminar: The war's impact on Indigenous peoples of Russia

Russia’s military attack on Ukraine has significantly impacted the life of Indigenous Peoples in Russia. One of the…

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Urfilm shorts 1

Home River – SápmiIn 2017, three Sámi women broke the law to protect their traditions. The Sámi people had fished the…

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Workshop: Embroidery with tin thread

Tin thread embroidery is an old Sámi craft tradition where tin thread is embroidered in patterns on leather and textile…

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Workshop: Kildin Sámi language

Kildin Sámi is the largest Sámi language on the Russian side of Sápmi. The language will be used by the Sámi on the…

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Riddu Márkanat

Sámis have had markets for centuries, and in many ways this is probably the forerunner of today's festivals. Stop by…

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Workshop: Luohti/yoik

This is a practical course with a focus on practicing different joiks. Here you will be served campfire coffee, taste…

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Riddu Siida

Welcome to Riddu Siida!Riddu Siida, which translates to "Riddu Home", is a vibrant area with plenty of activities…

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Drop-in workshop and talk: Lakota drum

Join us in a conversation on the art of crafting and playing the traditional Lakota drum. This workshop offers a unique…

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Workshop: Sewing with fish skin

Would you like your own custom-made key ring, amulet or bracelet made of fish skin? Now you have the opportunity! This…

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Live-podast: Sámi ritmmat

The university museum at UiT – the Arctic University of Norway currently holds what is said to be the largest archive…

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TIFF presents: "Films from the North"

UNBORN BIRU - SÁPMIA pregnant, poor widow is desperate for help. Shut out by the community, she steals silver from a…

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Workshop: Forging knife blade

Short 3-day introductory workshop on forging laminated knife blades. The workshop runs over three days. The aim is to…

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workshop: Niibeboagán/knife belt

SIGN UP Most people have knives lying around at home, but not many people have a separate belt to hang the knife on!…

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Riddu Nuorat

Are you between 13 and 25 years old and want to see cool concerts? Do you want to learn how to set up a Lávvu? Or do…

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Half-day conference for the industry

SIGN UP  Riddu Riđđu invites you to a half-day conference on how the cultural industry can elevate indigenous…

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Club Lávvu: Frank Waln

Sicangu Lakota rapper and activist Frank Waln from Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota is coming to Riddu Riđđu. He…

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Hildá & Tuomas

Soundscapes based on improvisation and the space between echoes and rhythms form a meeting place for Hildá's ethereal…

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Go_A

The Ukrainian electro-folk band Go_A represented Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam, and their…

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Nomzi Kumalo

Nomzi Kumalo is a South African-born, France influenced and naturalized Norwegian singer, songwriter, and poet. Kumalo’…

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Hva er det som spiser meg om natten

Hva er det som spiser meg om natten has been called an ugly musical bstard born into the world by KLISH and Erling…

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Who will be the next Sámi pathfinders?

On Friday 14 July at 18:30, we will announce the next Sámi pathfinders. The announcement takes place on Riddu Riđđu.…

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Lávvosáhka: You won’t make me shut up

How do we talk about sexual abuse and unwanted sexual attention in Sápmi? Everyone knows someone in their close family…

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Conversation with Young artist of the year

Meet Young Artist of the Year Mihkkal Hætta for a conversation about his artistry. This is a great opportunity for the…

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Lávvosáhka: The women at the frontlines

This year, the controversial Fosen case has really affected the Sami community and the national news scene. It was the…

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Seminar: why does the heart language hurt so much?

The Sámi language sparks conversations whether you know it or not. Most Sámi people do not master the language of the…

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Drop-in workshop and talk: Lakota regalia

This workshop offers a unique opportunity to explore the rich heritage of the Lakota people, this year’s northern…

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Workshop: Sewing with fish skin

Would you like your own custom-made key ring, amulet or bracelet made of fish skin? Now you have the opportunity! This…

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Workshop: Embroidery with tin thread

Tin thread embroidery is an old Sámi craft tradition where tin thread is embroidered in patterns on leather and textile…

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Seminar: What is responsible filmmaking?

Sámi myths and stories represent a treasure trove of inspiration for aspiring filmmakers and innovative storytellers.…

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Lávvosáhka: Is art our strongest weapon?

It is often said that art is our weapon in Sámi society. Art has the power to move something in an audience that might…

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Excursion to the shore

We meet on the shore to pick up marine waste, talk about the Sea Sámi's close ties to the sea, and look at what…

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Family event

Welcome to the family show as part of Mánáidfestivála/Children's festival's program. The events take place on…

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Čájálmas: Beaivi 641 ja ain lohkamin

This is a weaving performance by Márjá Karlsen.  

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Workshop: Kildin Sámi language

Kildin Sámi is the largest Sámi language on the Russian side of Sápmi. The language will be used by the Sámi on the…

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TIFF presents: "Films from the North"

UNBORN BIRU - SÁPMIA pregnant, poor widow is desperate for help. Shut out by the community, she steals silver from a…

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UiT-seminar: The will to reconciliation must be shown in action

"The will to reconciliation must be shown in action. Here, those in positions of power have a special responsibility,…

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Workshop: Sewing with fish skin

Would you like your own custom-made key ring, amulet or bracelet made of fish skin? Now you have the opportunity! This…

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Riddu Siida

Welcome to Riddu Siida!Riddu Siida, which translates to "Riddu Home", is a vibrant area with plenty of activities…

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Workshop: Embroidery with tin thread

Tin thread embroidery is an old Sámi craft tradition where tin thread is embroidered in patterns on leather and textile…

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Lávvosáhka: Is Sámi religion a relic of the past?

There is a well-known expression that says that in order to oppress a people you must first destroy their spiritual…

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Riddu Márkanat

Sámi people have had markets for centuries, and in many ways this is probably the forerunner of today's festivals. Stop…

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The Árdna award

Árdna Award: The best master's thesis of the year with an Indigenous themeUiT and the Center for Sámi Studies award…

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Urfilm shorts 2

Where dreams are forgotten – Kalalliit NunaatIn a small South Greenlandic community, the local population is fighting a…

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Drop-in workshop: Powwow

Join us for the first ever powwow at Riddu Riđđu! Dancers from Lakota, this year's northern people, tell us about…

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Workshop: Redesign

SIGN UP Are you perhaps Olmmáivággi's new trendsetter? Take your worn-out denim jacket or the old gákti dusting away in…

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Workshop: Forging knife blade

Short 3-day introductory workshop on forging laminated knife blades. The workshop runs over three days. The aim is to…

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Workshop: Niibeboagán/knife belt

SIGN UP Most people have knives lying around at home, but not many people have a separate belt to hang the knife on!…

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Workshop: Gáffeseahkka/coffee bag

SIGN UP Gáffeseahkka is a traditionaL Sámi coffee bag made of reindeerskin. In this workshop you will learn how to sew…

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Workshop: Luohti/yoik

This is a practical course with a focus on practicing different joiks. Here you will be served campfire coffee, taste…

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Riddu Sessions: Duoldi čuoldin

To sit in silence to weave for oneself or turn to civil disobedience against the authorities. Both actions aim to…

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Mánáidfestivála

Apply hereRegister the children for the Riddu Mánáidfestivala! This year's festival begins with a family performance at…

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Urfilm shorts 1

Home River – SápmiIn 2017, three Sámi women broke the law to protect their traditions. The Sámi people had fished the…

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Riddu Nuorat

Are you between 13 and 25 years old and want to see cool concerts? Do you want to learn how to set up a Lávvu? Or do…

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Club Lávvu: Nagirčalmmiid

Nagirčalmmiid (With Sleepy Eyes) is a result of the deadly boredom that followed with covid-19, spring 2020. When life…

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Rolffa

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Small Time Giants

It may sound surprising, but Greenland has a surprisingly vital and varied rock scene. One of the spearheads is Small…

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Uyarakq with guests

Aqqalu Berthelsen, also known as Uyarakq, was born in Nuuk, Greenland in the mid 80s. He is a self taught music…

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Lávre

Lávre is a young Sámi artist, yoiker and musician from Guovdageaidnu. Together with an all-star team of renowned…

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The Buošši Award

Riddu Riđđu and the Center of Northern Peoples will present the inaugural Buošši Award at this year’s festival to…

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Official opening Riddu Riđđu 2023

Welcome to the official opening of Riddu Riđđu at Lávdi! Intro by festival director Sajje Solbakk and chair of Riddu…

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Meet the author: Fredrik Prost

In early 2023, Sami author, duojár and artist Fredrik Prost launched the book Leŋges hearggi, Sáhčal fatna (Ready the…

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Tasting and history of the Lakota food

Indulge your senses in a culinary exploration of Lakota culture through a tasting of traditional Lakota food. Join us…

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Seminar: Is this the truth?

What injustice has been committed against the Sami, Kven, Norwegian Finns and Forest Finns? The Truth and…

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Urfilm shorts 2

Where dreams are forgotten – Kalalliit NunaatIn a small South Greenlandic community, the local population is fighting a…

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Performance: Day 640 and still counting

This is a weaving performance by Márjá Karlsen. 

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Youtube workshop with NRK Juŋká

SIGN UP HERE Welcome to this workshop about YouTube and the art of acting with the guys from NRK Juŋká! We work…

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Workshop: Kildin Sámi language

Kildin Sámi is the largest Sámi language on the Russian side of Sápmi. The language will be used by the Sámi on the…

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Family event

Welcome to the family show as part of Mánáidfestivála/Children's festival's program. The events take place on…

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Urfilm shorts 1

Home River – SápmiIn 2017, three Sámi women broke the law to protect their traditions. The Sámi people had fished the…

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Parent-teacher conference with Troms and Finnmark County Municipality

Troms and Finnmark County Municipality invites you to a Sámi parents' meeting on Riddu Siida. We exchange experiences…

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Lakota hand games

This year's northern people, Lakota, challenge you to take part in a playful round of their traditional hand games. As…

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Riddu Márkanat

Sámis have had markets for centuries, and in many ways this is probably the forerunner of today's festivals. Stop by…

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Workshop: Sewing with fish skin

Would you like your own custom-made key ring, amulet or bracelet made of fish skin? Now you have the opportunity! This…

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Riddu Siida

Welcome to Riddu Siida!Riddu Siida, which translates to "Riddu Home", is a vibrant area with plenty of activities…

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7 % samisk

You join the Sámi Parliament's electoral roll, learn about the culture, learn a Sámi language, wear Sámi clothes, put…

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Workshop: Embroidery with tin thread

Tin thread embroidery is an old Sámi craft tradition where tin thread is embroidered in patterns on leather and textile…

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TIFF presents: "Films from the North"

UNBORN BIRU - SÁPMIA pregnant, poor widow is desperate for help. Shut out by the community, she steals silver from a…

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Workshop: Luohti/yoik

This is a practical course with a focus on practicing different joiks. Here you will be served campfire coffee, taste…

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Workshop: Redesign

SIGN UP Are you perhaps Olmmáivággi's new trendsetter? Take your worn-out denim jacket or the old gákti dusting away in…

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Workshop: Forging knife blade

Short 3-day introductory workshop on forging laminated knife blades. The workshop runs over three days. The aim is to…

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Workshop: Lakota beading - CANCELLED

In this workshop you get to explore the art of beading in the Lakota tradition. Led by skilled beadwork artisans,…

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Workshop: Niibeboagán/knife belt

SIGN UP Most people have knives lying around at home, but not many people have a separate belt to hang the knife on!…

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Workshop: Gáffeseahkka/coffee bag

SIGN UP Gáffeseahkka is a traditional Sámi coffee bag made of reindeerskin. In this workshop you will learn how to sew…

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Workshop: Indigenous lens - short films project

sign up here! Join us in this border disrupting and ground breaking Indigenous filmmaking workshop. The workshop meets…

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Riddu Sessions: Duoldi čuoldin

To sit in silence to weave for oneself or turn to civil disobedience against the authorities. Both actions aim to…

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Mánáidfestivála

Apply hereRegister the children for the Riddu Mánáidfestivala! This year's festival begins with a family performance at…

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Riddu Nuorat

Are you between 13 and 25 years old and want to see cool concerts? Do you want to learn how to set up a Lávvu? Or do…

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Riddu Sessions: Duoldi čuoldin

To sit in silence to weave for oneself or turn to civil disobedience against the authorities. Both actions aim to…

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TIFF presents: Slash/back

Some young girls in the Arctic village of Pangnirtung in Nunavut must summon courage, horror film knowledge and proud…

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Opening art exhibition: Duoldi čuoldin

To sit in silence to weave for oneself or turn to civil disobedience against the authorities. Both actions aim to…

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Mánáidfestivála

Apply hereRegister the children for the Riddu Mánáidfestivala! This year's festival begins with a family performance at…

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Opening of Mánáidfestivála - Family event

Welcome to the family show as part of Mánáidfestivála/Children's festival's program. The events take place on…

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Riddu Nuorat

Are you between 13 and 25 years old and want to see cool concerts? Do you want to learn how to set up a Lávvu? Or do…

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Art exhibition: Binnáš vel!

“Binnáš vel!” is Northern Sámi and means just a little bit more. How often haven’t we heard this when the government or…

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Club lávvu: DJ iDJa x DJ Ailo

iDJa and Ailo have both distinguished themselves as solo electronica artists and DJs collaborating with other Sámi…

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Ailu Valle + Amoc + Trio Boogiemen

Rap artist Ailu Valle is well known for his unique musical expression where hip hop and the North Sami language are…

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ISÁK

The band ISÀK released their second studio album "Roasut" in January this year, and delivered an unforgettable show for…

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Angelique Kidjo

Known worldwide for her genre-crossing music and creative music videos, Angelique Kidjo uses traditional singing…

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Article 3: Indigenous Party Moratorium

The Sámi artist collective Article 3 brings the best party bangers from the Indigenous world in their DJ-set, spiced…

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Reaškkas

Reaškkas returns to its roots. Last year's Riddu Riđđu premiered the world's first Sámi stand-up show with an all Sámi…

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Sápmi Pride @ Riddu Riđđu

This year, Sápmi Pride takes place as a summer tour at festivals, and the first stop is at  Riddu Riđđu Festivála. We…

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Seminar: What is the next breakthrough for the rights to land and water?

There are many battles for the right to land and water in Sápmi - in Repparfjord, Gállok, in Fovsen on Øyfjellet and…

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Seminar: Safe(r) spaces for LGBTQIA2s+-sámis

LGBTQIA2s+-Sámis are a minority in the minority, and many experience double discrimination. Queer Sámis have become…

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Urfilm: Binnáš vel!

Binnáš vel! is a collection of short films that explore Indigenous relationships to water and land resources, and their…

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Northern people of the year day

Riddu Riđđu is a gathering point for Indigenous cultures, a creative space where stories can be told. Each year Riddu…

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Stamping of wadmal with Young artist of the year

Riddu Riđđu's Young artist of the year, Márjá Karlsen, invites the audience to stamp wadmal and share stories with her…

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Seminar: Sápmi at the world's largest art exhibition - what now?

The Sámi Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is a milestone in visibility for Sámi art in the world. What are we left with…

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UiT-seminar: a Sámi teacher crisis?

Sámi languages ​​are on UNESCO's endangered list. This applies to Lule Sámi, South Sámi and Northern Sámi. One of the…

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Northern people of the year: the Inuit from Greenland

Riddu Riđđu is a gathering point for Indigenous cultures, a creative space where stories can be told. Each year Riddu…

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Yurt concert: Aldar Dashiev

Aldar Dashiev, born and raised in Buryatia, is a performer of authentic Buryat and Mongolian folk songs as well as of…

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Riddu Sessions: Starting from staring (cancelled)

STARTING FROM STARING How to meet without any intention? Allowing the kinship to be enough, as its own, is a primary…

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Drop-in yoik course with Berit Alette Mienna

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

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Art-in-progress: Riebansilba geriljá

The name “Riebansilba geriljá”, could be translated to “mica guerilla”. Mica is a mineral that has been used in the…

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Riddu Siida

Welcome to Riddu Siida! Riddu Siida, which translates to "Riddu Home", is a vibrant area with plenty of activities…

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Sápmi Pride: Queer lávvu lounge

This year, Sápmi Pride takes place as a summer tour at festivals, and the first stop is at  Riddu Riđđu Festivála. We…

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Urfilm shorts

Urfilm shorts is a collection of short films by Indigenous filmmakers from Sápmi, Greenland, and Guatemala. Full…

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Art exhibition: Binnáš vel!

“Binnáš vel!” is Northern Sámi and means just a little bit more. How often haven’t we heard this when the government or…

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Riddu Nuorat

Do you want to meet other Sámi youth? Do you want to learn more about the climate issue from a Sámi perspective? Do you…

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Club lávvu: Article 3

Indigenous Peoples have the right to self-determination on the dancefloor. By virtue of that right they freely exercise…

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The Halluci Nation (previously A Tribe Called Red)

The Halluci Nation, previously known as A Tribe Called Red, is a First Nations group from Canada, which is known for…

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Lido Pimienta

Lido Pimienta embraces her afro and indigenous background with music that challenges power, which is both rebellious,…

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Mustafa x Elle Máijá

Mustafa Hasan’s hard-hitting lyrics hold little back, telling of his experience battling with UDI (Department of…

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Katarina Barruk (CANCELLED)

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

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Emil Kárlsen (solo)

Though only 23 years old, Emil Kárlsen is already an accomplished musician, songwriter, producer, artist and actor. His…

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Reaškkas

Reaškkas returns to its roots. Last year's Riddu Riđđu premiered the world's first Sámi stand-up show with an all Sámi…

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A Conversation with Young Artist of the Year

Join Márjá Karlsen, Riddu Riđđu’s Young Artist of the Year, in a conversation about her creative practice. This is an…

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Yurt concert: Aldar Dashiev

Aldar Dashiev, born and raised in Buryatia, is a performer of authentic Buryat and Mongolian folk songs as well as of…

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"Ingen tårer i Moskogaisa" - In conversation with Odd Marakatt Sivertsen

The setting is Birtavarre in the 1900s. What happens when an international company comes into an isolated community,…

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Urfilm shorts

Urfilm shorts is a collection of short films by Indigenous filmmakers from Sápmi, Greenland, and Guatemala. Full…

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Urfilm: Binnáš vel!

Binnáš vel! is a collection of short films that explore Indigenous relationships to water and land resources, and their…

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Family event

Welcome to the family show as part of Mánáidfestivála/Children's festival's program. The events take place on…

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Hyl i Hælen

Hyl i hælen is an exploratory performative encounter between Sámi and Maya culture. Sara Marielle Gaup Beaska, Carlos…

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Art-in-progress: Riebansilba geriljá

The name “Riebansilba geriljá”, could be translated to “mica guerilla”. Mica is a mineral that has been used in the…

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Urfilm: Eallin

Sápmi, 2022, 44 min. Documentary Directed/written by: Ørjan Marakatt Bertelsen Language: Norwegian/Northern Sámi,…

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Riddu Siida

Welcome to Riddu Siida! Riddu Siida, which translates to "Riddu Home", is a vibrant area with plenty of activities…

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Northern people of the year: the Inuit from Greenland

Riddu Riđđu is a gathering point for Indigenous cultures, a creative space where stories can be told. Each year Riddu…

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Yoik course with Berit Alette Mienna 15.07

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

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Art exhibition: Binnáš vel!

“Binnáš vel!” is Northern Sámi and means just a little bit more. How often haven’t we heard this when the government or…

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Riddu Nuorat

Do you want to meet other Sámi youth? Do you want to learn more about the climate issue from a Sámi perspective? Do you…

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Niilas

Peder Niilas Tårnesvik is one of the most interesting electronics artists and producers in Norway. He recently played…

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Pil og Bue

Pil & Bue comes from Finnmark to Riddu Riđđu with heavy rock in their luggage. The band released the album "The…

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Elin & the Woods

Sámi artist Elin Kåven and songwriter/music producer Robin Mortensen Lynch started their musical collaboration in 2015…

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SOÁ

SOÁ is Sápmi's newest band. They debuted live at the Sámi Grand Prix this year with the song "Áiggi mielde" where they…

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The Buošši Award

Riddu Riđđu and the Center of Northern Peoples will present the inaugural Buošši Award at this year’s festival to…

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Official opening Riddu Riđđu 2022

Welcome to the official opening of Riddu Riđđu at Lávdi! Intro by festival director Sandra Márjá West and chair of…

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Riddu Sessions: Starting from staring (CANCELLED)

STARTING FROM STARING How to meet without any intention? Allowing the kinship to be enough, as its own, is a primary…

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Urfilm: Eallin

Sápmi, 2022, 44 min. Documentary Directed/written by: Ørjan Marakatt Bertelsen Language: Norwegian/Northern Sámi,…

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Urfilm shorts

Urfilm shorts is a collection of short films by Indigenous filmmakers from Sápmi, Greenland, and Guatemala. Full…

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Yurt concert: Aldar Dashiev

Aldar Dashiev, born and raised in Buryatia, is a performer of authentic Buryat and Mongolian folk songs as well as of…

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Family event

Welcome to the family show as part of Mánáidfestivála/Children's festival's program. The events take place on…

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The Nordlys seminar: Hate speech against the Sámi people

Two out of five young Sámis experience hate speech several times a year. There are regular stories of harassment and…

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Urfilm: Binnáš vel!

Binnáš vel! is a collection of short films that explore Indigenous relationships to water and land resources, and their…

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Northern people of the year: the Inuit from Greenland

Riddu Riđđu is a gathering point for Indigenous cultures, a creative space where stories can be told. Each year Riddu…

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Art-in-progress: Riebansilba geriljá

The name “Riebansilba geriljá”, could be translated to “mica guerilla”. Mica is a mineral that has been used in the…

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Art-in-progress: Riebansilba geriljá

The name “Riebansilba geriljá”, could be translated to “mica guerilla”. Mica is a mineral that has been used in the…

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Riddu Siida

Welcome to Riddu Siida! Riddu Siida, which translates to "Riddu Home", is a vibrant area with plenty of activities…

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Yoik course with Berit Alette Mienna 14.07

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

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Art exhibition: Binnáš vel!

“Binnáš vel!” is Northern Sámi and means just a little bit more. How often haven’t we heard this when the government or…

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Riddu Nuorat

Do you want to meet other Sámi youth? Do you want to learn more about the climate issue from a Sámi perspective? Do you…

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Art exhibition: Binnáš vel!

“Binnáš vel!” is Northern Sámi and means just a little bit more. How often haven’t we heard this when the government or…

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Opening art exhibition Binnáš vel!

“Binnáš vel!” is Northern Sámi and means just a little bit more. How often haven’t we heard this when the government or…

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Family event

Welcome to the family show as part of Mánáidfestivála/Children's festival's program. The events take place on…

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Riddu Nuorat

Do you want to meet other Sámi youth? Do you want to learn more about the climate issue from a Sámi perspective? Do you…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Children's festival

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tatoopresentation

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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