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Sámi museum and Nature Center Siida will be renewed

Sámi museum and Nature Center Siida will be renewed

Jan 29, 2019 12:56 PM

The future will bring us the renovation of the Siida Building, the construction of a restaurant wing and a renewal of our exhibitions. A new Collections Unit will be erected behind the Siida Building. We are right now in the planning phase of this project. The construction of the extension part will start in a year, or a year and a half. Until the end of 2020 or the first part of the year 2021, Siida will operate just as before.

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Siida continues to be a popular destination

Siida continues to be a popular destination

Jan 18, 2019 11:54 AM

In 2018, Siida in Inari, Finland, was again visited by a huge number of people. The Sámi Museum, the Northern Lapland Nature Centre and the restaurant Sarrit, all based in Siida, are pleased with the 2018 visitor figures! Siida’s 20th anniversary year with its interesting exhibitions and diverse events attracted the public to a great extent.

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Exhibition on Sámi handicraft starts Sámi Museum Siida’s exhibition year 2019

Exhibition on Sámi handicraft starts Sámi Museum Siida’s exhibition year 2019

Jan 03, 2019 10:57 AM

The Sámi Museum Siida’s first exhibition of this year, “The Powerful Voices of the Earth”, spotlights Sámi handicraft, or duodji. The crafts created by Jouni S. Laiti, a skilled artisan in the field of traditional Sámi handicraft, offers a view of Sámi crafts today. The exhibition provides the visitor with an opportunity to view modern Sámi handicraft both in a traditional form and as modern art.

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Viidon Sieiddit: Looking at new Sámi awareness of nature

Viidon Sieiddit: Looking at new Sámi awareness of nature

Sep 28, 2018 11:28 AM

The exhibition Viidon Sieiddit – New Dimensions of the Sámi Relationship to Nature is a Sámi environmental art exhibition, which spotlights the possibilities of a new kind of Sámi nature awareness and sensitivity through photography, videos, sound and music. The Viidon Sieiddit exhibition is available for the public at the Sámi Museum Siida 4 October 2018 – 31 March 2019.

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Charms of Arctic Aurora -Day in Inari

Charms of Arctic Aurora -Day in Inari

Aug 10, 2018 03:31 PM

Would you like to learn about the Auroras and enjoy the photos about the Arctic and it´s fascinating lights? You will have a possibility that during the Charms of Arctic Aurora -Day in Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida in Inari 16th November 2018.

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Lapland’s Dark Heritage project gives lectures in Siida

Lapland’s Dark Heritage project gives lectures in Siida

Aug 06, 2018 11:18 AM

The researchers of the project Lapland’s Dark Heritage – which has already visited Inari a few times – welcome the public to a lecture night in Siida. The Lecture Night will be held in Siida’s auditorium on Tuesday 14 August 2018 from 5 p.m. onwards. During the two-hour event, we will hear about both local and more distant archaeology from different points of views. The occasion is free for everyone.

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The Open-Air Museum of Capercaillie

The Open-Air Museum of Capercaillie

Jul 17, 2018 01:04 PM

The Sámi Museum is launching a project called “Ukkometsojen ulkomuseo” (“The Open-Air Museum of Old Male Capercaillie”), which has received funding from the Finnish National Board of Antiquities. Through the project, the Museum will expand the contents and develop the existing services of the Open-Air Museum. The Open-Air Museum is one of the great attractions of Siida in summer. As a result of recent restoration and maintenance work, its meaning has even increased lately.

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Ijahis Idja Music Seminar in August

Ijahis Idja Music Seminar in August

Jul 13, 2018 09:47 AM

What is the significance of the Sámi having a music festival of their own? What did Sámi music look like fifteen years ago? What about now? What would we have if there was no Ijahis Idja Festival? These questions, and many other, will be reflected on at the Music Seminar of Ijahis Idja (“Nightless night” in English) in the Sámi Museum Siida In Inari, Finland in August. The seminar will take the form of a panel discussion led by Aslak Paltto. The panel will consist of Annukka Hirvasvuopio-Laiti and a group of other main figures of the Ijahis Idja Festival. This will give the audience a unique glimpse of what has happened behind the scenes, of memories from the past, and of visions of the future!

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A track for hobby horses and hobby reindeer is launched at the Sámi Museum

A track for hobby horses and hobby reindeer is launched at the Sámi Museum

Jul 09, 2018 01:02 PM

The Sámi Museum Siida bids everyone involved in hobbyhorsing or hobbyreindeering welcome to the Open-Air Museum!

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Sámi Museum Siida brings together experts on indigenous cultural heritage

Jun 08, 2018 02:38 PM

The project “Culturally and Socially Sustainable Museum. Indigenous Representations and Sámi Culture in the Sámi Museum Siida” by the Academy of Finland will have its closing seminar Áigi lea buoremus oahpaheaddji (Time is the best teacher) in the Sámi Museum Siida in Inari 28.8.–29.8.2018. The seminar will look at Sámi and indigenous views on museums, museum practices and the safeguarding of cultural heritage. The seminar will be arranged by the Sámi Museum Siida, the University of Lapland and the Giellagas Institute of the University of Oulu in cooperation with EMRIP, the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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SIIDA
INARINTIE 46, FI-99870 INARI

Sámi Museum
Phone +358 (0)400 898 212

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Phone +358 (0)206 39 7740

 

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