Umeå – European Capital of Culture 2014

As a European Capital of Culture, the main objectives that were chosen for the program in Umeå were twofold: the implementation of several social projects, and the popularization of both local artists and the local Sami culture. It is worth mentioning that the Sami are the only indigenous people of the European Union that have lived in the extreme northern regions of Scandinavia since the end of the last Ice Age, and their culture still contains many ancient elements…READ MORE