The Sami Week in Tromsø is held every year in connection to the Sami National Day February 6th. During a week packed with activity you have a unique chance to experience Saami culture in the midst of a modern city. In 2017 the Saami Week will take place from 1st Februar to 6th of February.
The reindeer race will be held Sunday 5th of February in the main street of Tromsø.
The Market Square will in general be the centre of much activity, such as the Sami market during the weekend, Saturday 4th The Norwegian Championship in Lasso Throwing and Sunday 5th the Reindeer Race Championship.
In addition to this there will be exhibitions at Tromsø museum, Sami films at Fokus Aurora Cinema and a wide range of activties for all age groups at Tromsø Library.
The Sami Week in Tromsø is a unique display of the fusion of modern city life and traditional Sami values, all wrapped up together in picturesque Tromsø during a few intense winter days.