LOFOTEN CONFERENCE 2024
Museum Nord participated in the Lofoten Conference 2024 organized by our partners in “Lofoten The Green Islands” at Thon hotel Svolvær on 14 and 15 February.
VU artist 2024
Now we are approaching Vinterfestuka, which is the biggest event of the year in Narvik. This year’s Winterfest week lasts from 8.-17. March. Every year Narvik Museum has an art exhibition at the museum and this year it is Åsne Kummeneje Mellem who is a VU artist!
Exhibition opening in Kjøpsvik
On Thursday 15 February there was an exhibition opening of the exhibition Grotter i Nordland at Kjøpsvik Public Library and Cultural Centre.
Målfrid the otter
An otter cub was found abandoned in Henningvær one day in July 2023. It was transported to the Lofoten Aquarium where it now lives life in luxury.
Sami National Day
On 6 February, Sámi álbmotbeaivi (Northern Sami) / Sámij Álmmukbiejvve (Lule Sami) / Sami National Day is celebrated all over Sápmi and also some places outside Sápmi. The day is celebrated in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia.
Sami week in Vågan
In and around Kabelvåg and Svolvær there will be a large cultural event with many activities and cultural offerings 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.