If the covid-19 situation allows Utsjoki theme week is organized 5.–11.7.2021. During this week there will be something to do and experience for all ages. whether you come from a far or closer. The Sámi music concert is free of charge and it’s open for everyone. The concert is held on the 10th of July.
Yungmiqu and Jezebro are performing at the concert as well as some mystical joik, a combination of rhythms and impro by Vildá and rap music from Ailu Valle with DJ Uyarakq from Greenland.
Yungmiqu ja Jezebro are young Sámi rap artists who do exactly what they want which is their own music in their mother tongue. They are inspired by artists such as Ailu Valle and Amoc.
Vildá takes influence from the strong connection to nature that Sámi people have, modern day pop music and Finnish folk music. Vildá was awarded in the European commissions Music Moves Europe Talent Awards which Adele has won for example.
Ailu Valle performs rap music in northern sámi, finnish and english. His music has a stand taking message combining technic and feeling. He has published three solo albums in northern sámi and soon they will publish a duet album with rap artist Amoc.
DJ Uyarakq a.k.a. Aqqalu Berthelsen is a producer, electronic music artist and a DJ from Greenland.
Welcome! Bures boahtin!