Sami is the name of the indigenous population of the Arctic area of Sápmi. The Sami Week in Tromsø is held every year in connection to the Sami National Day on February 6th. In addition there will be a various cultural programme throughout the week, ranging from sami exhibitions and seminars, to concerts.
During the weekend you can visit the Sami market at the Main square, and on Saturday 9th of February it is time for the Norwegian Championship in Lasso Throwing. Do not miss out on the Norwegian championship of reindeer racing – reindeer sprinting Down the Main street in the middle of Tromsø city center! The reindeer racing will be held Sunday 10th of February.
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. We hope to see you there!
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Sami Week 2019: Sami Week is a cooperation between many different actors and organizations, therefore the dates and program for Sami Week 2019 will not be ready before early 2019. Follow the Facebook-page for Sami Week to get the latest updates og new dates and program.