Arctic Light International Events

Arctic Light International Events -project 2016-2017

Inari Municipal Business & Development Nordica received a financing for Regional Council of Lapland, ERDF-funded two-year development project “Arctic Light International Events”. The project aims strongly for international market. The idea for the project came from the entrepreneurs of Saariselkä. Arctic Light project seeks to raise the profile of Saariselkä as an event center, extend travel seasons, as well as highlight the local entrepreneurship through the active event production.

The project aims on creating concepts for two to five new yearly held international events. The main event is international photography event that is held in July 1-3, 2016 and the second one in the summer of 2017. The “Nightless Night Endless Light -International Photography Workshop” has an annually changing theme. The first year’s theme is photography and social media. The Artistic leader in 2016 is Instagram influencer from Australia, Lauren Bath with 452 000 followers on Instagram. The event is open to everyone interested in photography. The event has lectures, workshops and photography excursions. Read more about the event:

Photo by Pertti Turunen

Total budget for the project is 163 108 euro. Financiers are Regional Council of Lapland, Inari Municipal Business & Development Nordica and Inari-Saariselkä Tourism Ltd.

ArcticLight _Project application.pdf

Registration to Nightless Night Endless Light Photography Workshop has started

Project Coordinator Johanna Alatorvinen
tel. +358 40 137 9228
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