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The 29th Midnight Sun Film Festival held in Sodankylä, Lapland, wrapped up Sunday. 25,000 visitors flocked to see films in the northern cult festival.

KAUTOKEINO: Even though the Kildin Sámi language is at risk of dying out, the culture and traditions can be saved through music.

The most appropriate place to meet indigenous peoples from all over the world is at the festival Riddu Riđđu in Northern Norway.

The 29th Midnight Sun Film Festival held in Sodankylä, Lapland, wrapped up Sunday. 25,000 visitors flocked to see films in the northern cult festival.

KAUTOKEINO: Even though the Kildin Sámi language is at risk of dying out, the culture and traditions can be saved through music.

Repair workers will have a busy season at one of the most spectacular monasteries in northern Russia.

A remote Norwegian island is nearly ready to start producing the first-ever batch of Arctic whiskey, an expression, they are sure will be a hit on the market.

Russian protest art from the 70’s to today will be displayed in an old former military building in Boden, northern Sweden, this summer.

KARASJOK: Up and coming indigenous designers presented their newest collections at the spectacular show.

Films from The North to Russia is a showcase of emerging Nordic filmmaking talent.

TROMSØ: Youth from all four Barents countries competing in nine different sports gathered for the first Barents Winter Games. See the photos.

The National Archives Service of Finland and the Sámi Archives have proposed including the Skolt Sámi archives in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. Only 301 items have been listed in the register so far.

LOVOZERO: The annual “Reindeer herder’s day” in the Sámi village on the Kola Peninsula celebrated its 80th anniversary this weekend.

The traditional ski race crossing the borders of Norway, Russia and Finland is cancelled due to lack of snow.

The world famous Bolshoi Ballet performed in Tromsø at the Northern Lights Festival this weekend.