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Music Blog Highlights Sámi Music Posted by on Feb 5, 2020

If you read my last post, you know that it’s a very special week in Sápmi, Northern Sweden. A small town with a big reputation, Jokkmokk, is hosting its 415th Winter Market. Celebrating life above the Arctic Circle and putting a spotlight on Sámi culture, this tiny town of around 2,000 swells to over 10,000…

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Jokkmokk’s Winter Market in its 415th Year Posted by on Jan 28, 2020

Sitting just above the arctic circle in Northern Sweden, Jokkmokk is much more than just a quaint little town. It has a huge significance for the living history of the Sámi people, and each year, hosts a Winter Market that draws around 40,000 people. In this blog post, we’ll learn a bit about the history…

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