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The worlds first ever screendance festival by Sápmi.

11-12 of december in Jokkmokk, Ája, Sápmi, Sweden and online. 

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Professional screendance from Sápmi

The festival is created by the none profit organisation Aktavuohta based in Jokkmokk, Swedish side of Sápmi, in collaboration with Invisible People Contemporary Dance Company. 

The aim of the festival is to gather screen dance makers from all over Sápmi in one event. To show the diversity in the sami culture and to create a network within the dance art in Sápmi. The festival will take place online and in Jokkmokk the 11-12th of december. The live and online event is for free at Ája in Jokkmokk and online. 

Festival manager is Liv Aira, from Jokkmokk, professional dancer, choreographer, artistic director and more. 

Supported by: Kulturrådet, Sametinget, Region Norrbotten and Jokkmokks Kommun.

In collaboration with: Stockholm Screendance festival, Danscentrum Norr, Riksteatern Norrbotten, Danskonsulenten Norrbotten, Jokkmokk Riksteaterförening, Jokkmokks Kommun, Jokkmokk Labut

Online schedule

Saturday
10.20 Welcome
10.30-12.00 Dance workshop with Elisabeth Heillman Blind

14.00-15.30 Film screening 1
16.00-17.30 Film screening 2

Sunday
10.00-11.30 Dance workshop with Marit Schirin Carolasdotter

13.00-13.30 Mask dance - Performance and lecture by Elisabeth Heillmann Blind
13.30-14.00 Panel discussion between the filmmakers
14.00-15.30 Film screening 3
15.30-16.00 Q&A

During the days you will get to see films created by Sami dance artists from Sápmi such as:

Marika Renhuvud
Giron Same Theater / Sebastian Björkman
Ola Stinnerbom
Elle Sofe Sara
Petra Howard
and more