Sámi week

Throughout Sámi week, the city is full of music, dance, theatre, exhibitions and talks revolving around and showcasing Sámi culture. The Sámi are an autochthonous people and the oldest native people in the Nordic countries. From October to April, the Umeå region forms part of the Sámi’s reindeer husbandry area.

More: http://www.sahkie.se/en/ubmejen-biejvieh/


Umeå’s folk music festival has its roots in the folk-centred festivals of the 1970s. With concerts, dancing and workshops, it is the winter’s largest folk music event.
Since 1986, it has been held at Umeå Folkets Hus (Umeå’s civic centre).
More:  http://umefolk.umeafolkmusik.se/