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ÁJTTEGA

the ancestors

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About Ájttega

Ájttega, ”The ancestors” in lulesami language, is a dance and joik production that invites the audience to Sápmi. It’s a performance based on the artists personal stories. Through yoik and dance you will travel to the places where the ancestors has wandered and paved the way for the society we live in today. An indigenous people who want to preserve Sápmi and its nature to future generations.

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Inspiration

Ájttega is a performance that presents Sami culture in an innovative way with respect for its history, heritage and tradition. The show has its basis and inspiration from “the Sami village between the rivers ”, such as nature sounds, yoik, costume and dance.

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About the Sami

A people with a heavy history who have have undergone cultural violence now want to show what it is they struggle to preserve. Welcome to a strong performance with power from mother nature herself!

ENSEMBLE

Liv Aira
Marika Renhuvud
Elin Teilus
Natalie Carrion

PHOTOS

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Liv Aira, Marika Renhuvud & Elin Teilus
Liv Aira & Marika Renhuvud
Elin Teilus

TRAILER

General information
Age group

Adults, recommended from 11 years

Play time

50 min

Touring area

Internationally

Languages

Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Sami

Shows per day

2

Max visitors

80 or more after agreement

Number of participants

2 dancers, 1 yoik artist, 1 technician

Technical information Ájttega
Stage size

8 x 8m

Stage width

at least 8m

Stage depth

at least 8m

Ceiling height

3m

Electricity requirements

2 x 10A

Dressing room women

2

Building-/taking down

about 3 h/1,5 h

Help to carry

1-2 persons

Blackout

Yes

For you as the organizer
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Booking request
Calendar for Ájttega
Subsidies for this show

There are some important subsidies for this show for the Swedish area. Please contact us to get more information about this.

 
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