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Publicerat 10 juni, 2015

Sami culture was made visible during 2014

Sami culture and the Sami people had a central place in Umeå’s Capital of Culture year. The programme offered opportunities for progress and knowledge but […]


Publicerat 25 februari, 2015

Umeå’s Capital of Culture year on film

The short film Co-Creating the Capital of Culture are filled with events from Umeå’s Capital of Culture year. Now you can watch the film here. During […]


Publicerat 16 januari, 2015

Experience the Northern Light show again

European Capital of Culture Umeå2014’s last big show Northern Light took place in Umeå on the 13th of December, 2014. Now you can experience the […]


Publicerat 19 december, 2014

Thank you!

The European Capital of Culture year is about to end but the cultural city Umeå remains and continues to develop. Thank you all creators and […]


Publicerat 31 oktober, 2014

Cultural Boost for Sami art

The exhibition Sami prism with four Sami artists gets a Cultural Boost from Umeå 2014. The four Sami artists have fundamentally different ways of expression […]


Publicerat 10 oktober, 2014

”Umeå full of desire!”

The European Capital of Culture season opening Tjakttja – the season of desire, marked the true beginning of autumn in Umeå. The event took place […]


Publicerat 23 september, 2014

Archaic research of the Sami

On Saturday 27 September, a new photographic exhibition produced by Nordiska Museet opens in the art gallery at Gamla folkhögskolan in Lycksele. The exhibition shows […]


Publicerat 17 september, 2014

Information boards about Sami history in Umeå

Sami culture gets highlighted during the European Capital of Culture year in Umeå with the help of eight information boards that are placed at different […]


Publicerat 16 september, 2014

Worth a look: Umeå in German TV

The German tv-channel WDR has produced an episode about Umeå as European Capital of Culture. During 43 minutes, the show West Art Magazin Extra with […]


Publicerat 1 september, 2014

Saving the Ume Sami Language

The Såhkie Umeå Sami Association is running a project targeted to save the Ume Sami language – today spoken by less than 100 people. The […]

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Publicerat 30 augusti, 2014

Early autumn has begun

Funny circus acts consisting of everything from ping pong balls to hula hoops, plus modern interpretations of older yoiks. That was how the sixth Sami season […]


Publicerat 27 augusti, 2014

Starting the fall with a grand opening

During Tjakttjagiessie – the season of harvesting – it’s time to take on all that has been growing during the summer. Early autumn offers goodies […]

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Publicerat 5 juni, 2014

In the Forest – by the Forest

A new permanent exhibition called Samer i skog (Sami in the forest) opens on June 15, 2014 at the Forestry Museum in Lycksele. It deals […]


Publicerat 30 april, 2014

Spring welcomed in Umeå

The third season opening of the European Capital of Culture year in Umeå was about the returning of the spring, celebrated on the City Hall […]


Publicerat 22 april, 2014

Västernorrland and Umeå inaugurate the spring

Soon it’s time for the third season, spring – Gijrra – during the European Capital of Culture year. The opening starts in Sundsvall and Umeå […]


Publicerat 1 mars, 2014

The start of the second Sami season was an eventful and boundless musical journey

Umeå – European Capital of Culture in 2014, had an awakening with the opening of the year’s second season Gijrradálvvie, Early Spring, which included yoik, […]


Publicerat 20 februari, 2014

Two Weeks of Sami Events in Umeå

For the 15th time, Såhkie, Umeå’s Sami Society is hosting an annual series of days filled with exciting Sami events in Umeå from 26 February […]


Publicerat 14 februari, 2014

8 short films about Sami seasons

For the last two years, filmmaker Oskar Östergren has been producing eight short films – one for each Sami season. The films show the annual […]


Publicerat 12 februari, 2014

Success i Paris as Umeå2014 presents culture from the north

Umeå was the center of attention when the residents of Paris were invited to attend the inauguration of Umeå2014. Over 1000 people came to the […]


Publicerat 11 februari, 2014

Umeå2014 opens in Paris – 66º Nord: l’attitude suédoise!

The Northern Room comes to Paris as Umeå is the European Capital of Culture 2014. For three months, starting 11 February 2014, concerts, exhibitions, talks, […]


Publicerat 1 februari, 2014

55 000 people attended Burning Snow

The opening ceremony Burning Snow marked the official start of the European Capital of Culture year in Umeå. Appromixmately 55 000 people were there. Now […]


Publicerat 20 december, 2013

The Crown Princess Couple to attend the opening

The Crown Princess comes to Umeå Friday, 31 January 2014. Crown Princess Victoria will participate in two program items during the Umeå2014 Opening Weekend. She […]


Publicerat 10 december, 2013

Three days of celebration when Umeå2014 is inaugurated

During the weekend 31 January to 2 February 2014, it’s time to inaugurate the Capital of Culture year in Umeå. The festivities continue throughout the […]


Publicerat 3 december, 2013

Transnational Sami dance

The multi- dance production Man Must Dance by Kompani Nomad will bring together dancers from Sweden, North America, Norway, Poland and Portugal through new technologies […]


Publicerat 3 december, 2013

A minority inside another minority

The Sami perspective is not present today’s LGBT world, as well as the LGBT perspective is not present in most Sami organizations. This is something […]


Publicerat 15 november, 2013

Many starting points lead to Opening Weekend

NorrlandsOperan uses the Capital of Culture as a launchpad to strengthen and develop the regional collaboration with musical collegues in neighbouring counties. The River Stories […]


Publicerat 13 november, 2013

Riga and Pori places artwork on the river

Artist duo SIMKA want to conduct an international project with partners in Riga, Latvia, and Pori, Finland during 2014. In Umeå, a work of art will […]


Publicerat 12 november, 2013

More culture projects receives funding

Umeå2014 co-finance a number of projects with activities during the Capital of Culture year; a mocking theatre, art in four Umeå churches, a story-telling project […]


Publicerat 29 oktober, 2013

12,300 visited Caught by [Umeå] in Hamburg

About 12,300 people visited Caught by [Umeå] when the European tour made its final stop in Hamburg, Germany, at the end of last week. The […]


Publicerat 23 oktober, 2013

Hot and popular tour stop in Barcelona

When Umeå2014’s European tour Caught by [Umeå] visited Barcelona in Spain on October 17–18 it was met by a lot of interest. More than 6,500 […]


Publicerat 17 oktober, 2013

Funding for several Capital of Culture projects

Umeå2014 provides financial support to several projects that will broaden the Capital of Culture year programme, such as local activities, an art project and a […]


Publicerat 15 oktober, 2013

Season inaugurations in other cities

Several municipalities and counties have expressed interest in cooperating closely with Umeå during the Capital of Culture year. The Capital of Culture Committee of Umeå has now […]


Publicerat 4 oktober, 2013

Umeå2014 in Germany for trade fair

Umeå2014 one of the exhibitors at the Mainfranken trade fair in Germany. The Mainfranken fair is held every other year in Würzburg and every other […]


Publicerat 30 september, 2013

London caught by ice and northern lights

Locals and tourists from all over the world got to experience Umeå´s progressive culture as the Caught by Umeå tour stopped by London, right by […]


Publicerat 23 september, 2013

Let’s go! On 31 January – 2 February the adventure begins!

As winter, Dálvvie, the first of eight Sami seasons begins, this also marks the start of the Capital of Culture year 2014 in Umeå, Sweden. […]


Publicerat 17 september, 2013

Sami issues to be discussed throughout 2014

Umeå2014 reserves SEK 100 000 to partially finance a series of seminars regarding Sami issues. The seminars will be held throughout the whole Capital of Culture […]