Sami week in Vågan

05 February 2024

Celebration of Sami week in Vågan

In and around Kabelvåg and Svolvær there will be a large cultural event with many activities and cultural offers for young and old, inside and outside, all day on Sami National Day on 6 February. Things will also happen several days that contribute to it being a Sami theme week.

Link to event on Facebook HERE

THE LECTURE “ON THE TRAIL OF TORE HUND’S ? EHPORIS”

Tone Elvebakk will have a lecture about Tore Hund’s ?ehporis (leather collar / trap) Friday 9 February at 18.00. The lecture will be at Gallery Espolin.

Tegning av mann med spyd

Várdobáiki Sami Center has recreated Tore Hund’s ?ehporis (leather collar/trap). The project has focused on Sami presence, society, faith and interaction in the Viking Age.

Kvinne i samisk drakt

Tone Elvebakk is from the Sami village of Duorga/Snubba and is employed as a museum consultant at Várdobáiki Sami Center and works to promote Sami language and culture. Tone also works as a duodje consultant at Duodjeinstituhtta Nordland, with the whole of Nordland as her catchment area.

Welcome to exciting lectures!

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