ÁJTTEGA

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2019 Invisible People Contemporary Dance Company created the dance and joik production Ájttega.

Premiere at Jokkmokk winter market

06/02/2020 arranged by Jokkmokks riksteaterförening och Riksteatern Norrbotten. The premiere was part of the Sámi national day celebration.

Supported by Kulturrådet, Sametinget, Samerådet, Scenkonst Sörmland, Sparbanken Nord, Kultur och Upplevelser i Jokkmokk samt Region Norrbotten. 

ÁJTTEGA

-The ancestors 


Liv Aira, Marika Renhuvud, Elin Teilus

Lise Tapio Pittja & Gustaf Nygren

Ájttega, ”The ancestors”  in lulesami language, is a dance and joik production that invites the audience to  Sápmi. A performance based on the artists personal stories. 

The Samis, a people that wants to preserve their land Sápmi, the nature to the future generations. 

Ájttega is a performance that percents Sápmis culture in a new way, with respect for its history and tradition. 

 

Sápmi

Jåhkågasska, Udtja, Eajra

Jåhkåmåhkke

Those who have walked

Those who now walk

A journey through the seasons

A culture we want to keep alive

Those who will walk

We walk together

A journey we now dance and joik

We walk to the land that gives life

For bookings please contact

Liv Aira

+ 46 70 898 00 55

livanderssonaira@gmail.com

Photos by Sami Maldonado

Cast and creative team

Liv Aira

Idea, project leader, choreographer and dancer

Elin Teilus

Joik artist & movement

Marika Renhuvud

Dancer

Lise Tapio Pittja

Costume & duodji 

Gustaf Nygren

Music and light designer

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Artistic residency

in collaboration with

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Thank you to

Riksteatern

Kero garveri

Sara Aira

Naomi Aira

Samernas Utbildnings centrum 

​Ája-Sparbankssalen

Alexandra Svensson

Dancer, understudy

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The newspaper "Samefolket" documented the creative process of Ájttega

See the serie below

Photos by Dan Jåma

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© 2016 Liv Aira 
livanderssonaira@gmail.com