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Ylläs Events

Ylläs has events all year round. Take a look at variety of musical, cultural and sports events. There are also art exhibitions and events suitable for families and children.

In Särestö Gallery: Northern Heritage

06.11.2018 - 01.11.2019
The exhibition focuses on northern roots and heritage that inhibit the art of Reidar Särestöniemi (1925-1981). Born and raised in the village of Kaukonen, Kittilä, the artist drew his inspiration from the surrounding nature, farm life as well as the family’s spiritual legacy.

Forest Cloudberry Red and Indian Yellow

28.05.2019 - 31.10.2019
Exhibition about Reidar Särestöniemi's colours in his art 25.5.-31.10.2019 Särestöniemi museum Studio

Our Gallery -Ante Aikio

07.09.2019 - 25.10.2019
Exhibition time: 7.9. - 25.10.2019. Sami mythology comes to life. The age-old Sami mythology was almost completely forgotten a few centuries ago. The ancient religion, beliefs and stories featured several Sami characters, who appeared in numerous narratives right across the Sami area. These characters have now been brought back to life. The Sami body of folk tales is rich, full of legends and beliefs that are very important in understanding man’s communion with nature, both centuries ago and today. Togeth

How to take Northern Lights photos

19.12.2019 - 19.12.2019
Local photographer Markus Kiili will give you a lecture, how to take Aurora Borealis photos using camera with manual settings. You will also see his Aurora Borealis photos and videos. Price 5 € /person. Groups please register in advance

The Sámi World Wiew and mythologie

26.12.2019 - 26.12.2019
Come and hear all about the characters of Sami mythology with writer Ante Aikio who joins us from Samiland to describe and tell stories about the sacred spaces from Sami mythology, such as the amazing Saivo lakes and Seita rocks. At the end of the show Ante will present traditional joiku chants together with a shaman drum. Price 5 € /person. Groups please register in advance

Boxing day party

26.12.2019 - 26.12.2019