Riddu Riđđu Festival and Center of northern peoples in handing out the Buošši Prize at this years Riddu Riđđu fesitval.

Pussy Riot is one of this year's big artist releases at Riddu Riđđu. With their explosive punk-rock coloured by activism, protest and feminism, the group will enter the stage at Riddu for det first time.

Festival director, Sajje Solbakk is pleased with the booking:

This year's festival poster for Riddu Riđđu was created by Sami artist Máret Ánne Sara. The layout of the poster is by illustrator Kine Kjær, who also created the festival poster for Riddu Riđđu back in 2022. 

We are absolutely delighted to wish Namgar a warm welcome back to Olmmáivággi! 

Ever since their 2003 Debut, Namgar has captivated the minds of audiences worldwide with traditional buryat and mongolian music mixed with equal parts of pop, jazz and ambient-inspired soundscapes. 

This summer our festival audience will get to experience Gabba at Riddu Riđđu. Gabba is fronted by yoik master John André Eira, who brings his ancestral heritage and original compositions to Gabba's music, creating a sound that is both enchanting and captivating.

Riddu Riđđu, Europe’s largest festival for Indigenous culture, has hired Stian Pedersen (31) on a two-year contract as producer.

The Trade-Offs from Nunavut and Jeremy Ducher from eastern Canada are confirmed for Riddu Riđđu 2024!

Riddu Riđđu invites queer Indigenous artists to apply to be part of the "Northern People of the Year" delegation. 

Riddu Riđđu Festivála aims to encourage artistic development amongst young Sámi artists and create a platform for them to reach national and international audience. 

Europe's largest Indigenous festival has hired Maria Løkvoll (29) as a new communications and festival coordinator starting on 1 May. Løkvoll is a Olmmávággi native and comes from the role of culture manager in Lebesby municipality.

Riddu Riđđu invites Sámi filmmakers and Indigenous filmmakers to submit films to the festival's short film program.

Ella Marie is a Sami artist and activist from Tana in Finnmark. Through seven years as the leading vocalist in the band ISÁK, she has been praised for her energetic stage personality and passionate delivery of yoik.

February 6th marks the Sámi National Day and Riddu Riđđu invites you to a family concert with the popular artist Manne. The event is held in collaboration with Center for Northern Peoples as part of a larger celebratory programme in Olmmáivággi, with events suitable for people of all ages.

Canadian Jeremy Dutcher will return to Norway after a fantastic concert at Riddu Riđđu in the summer of 2019. This time, the award-winning composer is ready to captivate the Oslo audience at Parkteatret on January 28th!


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


+ 47 971 39493


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