A varied program marked by cultural experiences and Christian fellowship invites to reflection and spiritual deepening. Welcome to a unique church festival opening at the UN Indigenous Peoples Day 9 August!
Concerts: Frode Fjellheim and Adjágas. Art exhibitions: Hans Ragnar Mathisen and more. Seminar program: gwitch’in Norma Kassi (Canada), bishop Sofie Petersen (Kalaallit nunaat), professor Ole Henrik Magga, pastor for the South Sami Bierna L Bientie, father Michael Lapsley (Sør-Afrika), major Rolf Steffensen, lawyer Ingar N Kuoljok and more. Worships (sermons): Birgitta Simma, Line M. Skum, Erva Niityvuopio and more. Official opening: president of the Sami Parliament Egil Olli and chair of the South Sami Congregation Sigfred Jåma.
Youth camp, childrens program (during seminar program), night films , soccer tournament, sami market and museum exhibition.
The event emphasizes inclusion of Sami languages, Norwegian/Swedish, Finnish, Russian and English.
Register for the Sami Church Days! Festival pass is available here.