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Sat 21.11.2015 at 10 am

Sámi Duodji association organizes in cooperation with Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos Sámi handicraft market and flea market at Sajos, Inari, 21st of November 2015 at 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sellers all around the Sámi land gather to the lobby of Sajos. The market is a great place to explore the latest trends of Sámi handicrafts and make Christmas gift shopping. Read more



Sat 21.11.2015 at 5 pm
This year's Kaamosjazz will once again provide full weekend for Jazz lovers. At the Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos people get to enjoy evening of Sámi music as the stars of Sámi music Hilda Länsman and Wimme Saari perform at the concert hall of Sajos starting at 5 p.m. Read more

Sat 14.11.2015 at 3 pm
Local theatre comes to Sajos to chear up your winter. Theatre group iValoiset plays "Ministerial visit" (Ministerin vierailu) and Kaamasen kotitarveorkesteri plays "Sensation soiree" (Kohu-iltamat).

Sat 24.10.2015 at 5 pm
The play "Skoavdnji" addresses both the good and evil sides of human nature. The original source of the play was a ghost story from the eastern coast of Finnmark, dramatized and re-written by the Sami playwright Inger Margrethe Olsen (1956-2010). The setting of the play is in a coastal Sami environment in the 1920’s. The recommended age limit is 14 years. Read more

6.10.2015 at 9.30 a.m.
The Sámi Giellagáldu brings Sámi language experts and invites language users to seminar at Sajos, Inari 6th of October. The kick-off seminar is open to all. The seminar will be interpreted from Sámi languages to Finnish and Swedish. Location: Solju - Sajos, Inari 06/10/2015. More information: Sámi Giellagáldu

Sámi Cultural Center Sajos, located in the village of Inari, opens exhibition spaces for Sámi artists. The opening of the first exhibition is held on Thursday 25th of June 2015, when the anniversary exhibition of Petteri Laiti will be opened for public. The exhibition will be on display at Sajos until 30th of September 2015. Read more

Thu 10.9.2015 at 7 pm
The legend of Finnish rock music Remu aaltonen starts a tour to celebrate his Roadrunner album. Remu and His All Stars assembly celebrates the 40 year history of Roadrunner album in nine concerts all around Finland. To Inari and to Sajos Remu and his band comes Thu 10th of September at 7 pm.

Thu 3.9.2015 at 6 and 9 pm
The best known Finnish stand up comedian Sami Hedberg strives for world record. The man intends to break the Guinness record for making the most shows during the year, all together 365 shows. The record is made when over 200 shows that last over an hour is exceeded. Sami comes to Sajos on Thursday 3th of September at 6 and 9 pm. (Age limit 13 years).

1.7.-14.8.2015 Mon-Fri at 11 am - 5 pm
Sajos will organize Sámi handicraft workshops also this summer – workshops that have been organized for two summers now. Visitors have the opportunity to make their own Sámi souvenir to take back home and learn about the history and traditions from the instructor. Read more

Thu 23.7.2015 at 6 pm
Sajos takes part to Inariweeks! Skábmagovat presents, among others document by Harry Johansen Ivnnit ja eallin (colours and life). Sajos auditorium, Sápmi movies from 6 pm. Free of charge!

Thu 25.6.2015 at 10 am
The Plenum represents the supreme authority of the Sámi Parliament. It meets 4-5 times per year. The Plenum decides mainly on the statements, proposals, and other comments. Live stream broadcast can be followed at The meeting can be followed also at the parliament hall Solju at Sajos. Read more


Thu 25.6.2015 at 6 pm


The concert is held at Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos and there will perform Niillas Holmberg & Roope Mäenpää, who play Arctic folk music in Northern sámi and joikers from Norwegian side of Sápmi; Johan Anders Baer and Igor Ántte Áilu Gaup (Áilloš). After the concert, there is a possibility to explore the Anniversary exhibition of Petteri Laiti, which will be opened at Sajos, with the guidance of the artist himself. Tickes: 10 €. Organisers: Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos & The Sámi Parliament of Finland.


Vesien kertomaa, "Water voices" -exhibition deals with the Finns and Peruvian children's and young people views of their own surrpunding from water by means of photography. The exhibition is open 1.5.-31.5. at Sajos, Inari. Organiser: The Finnish Tinku association.

Thu 28.5.2015 at 10 am and 12.15 pm
Theatre for children and youngsters on Thu 28th of May at Sajos, Inari. Children´s play: Pilvi in love at 10 am (duration 40 min). Youth play (5. class and upwords): Girls, that nobody could bully at 12.15 pm (duration 80 min). The shows are free. Organiser: MÁNNU Sámi Children's Cultural Centre/ The Sámi Parliament. Read more

Thu 19.4.2015 18.00
Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida arranges the nature photo consert in Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos in Inari. Nature photo –concert is a new kind of a nature evening. Hannu Hautala - The Grand-old-Man of the Finnish nature photographing and Lasse Hoikka with his Souvarit-band will play their nature photos and music at the same time on the stage. There are also nature photos of photographer Tomi Valo in the nature photo concert. Tickets to the concert in advance 25€ and at the door on hour before the concert starts 30€. Organiser: Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida. Read more
Sat 4.4.2015 19.00
The concert will feature music from Topi Sorsakoski production performed by local orchestra Peippo ja Ajomiehet. Tickets 15 €.
Thu 2.4.2015 20.00
Stand-up show: Kelekka 2015 -tour drives by snowmobiles around Lapland from gig to another and comes to Sajos on Thursday 02/04/2015. Included are four comedians:  Riku Suokas, Mika Eirtovaara, Tommi Mujunen ja Jussi Simola. Tickets: 18/15 €. The recommended age-limit 15 years.
Sun 29.3.2015
REINDEER RACE AT INARI 28.9.-29.3.2015
Award ceremony held at Sajos at 29th of March. Organizer: Reindeer Herders' Association

Wed 25.3.2015 at 19.00
Lauri Sallinen, clarinet
Henrik Sandås, bandoneon
Well-known Finnish tangos and ballads as a new kind of version à la Lauri Sallinen

Sun 15.3.2015 at 18.00


Beaivváš Sámi National Theatre. Children's play, duration approx. 45 min. The play is in Sámi language (no subtitles). Ticket 12 €.


ke 11.3.2015 klo 19.00


Amanda Martikainen, mezzosopraano / mezzosopráno, Väinö Jalkanen, piano. Music from composers: Berg, Rautavaara, Sallinen, Schubert ja Sibelius & Karjalaisia kansanlauluja. Tickets 15/12/7 €.   


Tue 24.2.2015 at 10.00


The Plenum represents the supreme authority of the Sámi Parliament. It meets 4-5 times per year. The Plenum decides mainly on the statements, proposals, and other comments. The meeting shows also as live strem broadcast: The meeting can be also followed at the meetingroom.  

Sun 22.2.2015 at 18.00

Tickets 12/10 €


Thu 12.2.2015 at 19.00
The concert is part of the oath events that showcase the band's own vocal skills. Eric Ewazen Marimba Concerto interprets Tomi Kauppila. Conductors: Juha Ketola and Jaakko Nurila. Vocalist: Tomi Kauppila, marimba. Tickets: starting from 15 €.
Fri 06.02.2015
Sámi National Day will be celebrated at Sajos on February sixth.


Thu 22.- Mon 26.1.2015

Skábmagovat – Indigenous Peoples’ Film Festival is held yearly in Janury. Skábmagovat will present Sámi films and TV programs. Films will be shown in our Northern Lights Theater, which is rich in atmosphere: it is totally made of snow, with the sky as the roof. Films will also be presented in the auditoriums of Siida and the cultural center Sajos. Festival homepage.



Fri 23.1.2015
Skábma Seminar on Friday 23 Jan. 2015, 10:30–13:00 is held at the Parliament hall Solju at Sajos. The purpose of the seminar is to exchange experiences and information between indigenous film makers. The seminar is chaired by Liisa Holmberg (Sámi Education Institute).Festival homepage.  



Fri 9.1.2015 at 17.00-19.30


Skolt Sámi basic studies start at the Giellagas institute of University of Oulu at January 2015. Opening ceremony of the studies is held in Inari at Sajos 9.1.2015 at 17.00-19.30. The event is open to all.
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