Come along and join in with the fun and celebrations!

The Sápmi Awards is a major investment, to praise the sámi culture and traditions that enrich Sápmi. By an epic celebration we highlight the importance and the unique values in different categories. It is you along with knowledgeable jury groups who will determine the winners.


Prisutdelning duodji, design och konst. Foto: Carl-Johan Utsi/ Price giving ceremony in "Duodji, design and art". Photo: Carl-Johan Utsi/

Reocurring event

The Sápmi Awards is a reoccurring award and event, an annual summer celebration under the midnight sun in Sápmi. In 2014 the event will be on the 12th-14th of June. The Sápmi Awards will combine an epic celebration with spreading knowledge and inspiration.

By awarding capable Sámi representatives we are creating strong role models and attractive ambassadors for the Sámi culture. The weekend of the celebration will be filled with seminars, activities, final competitions and other things. At night young music will take on the stage and at the same time good food experiences will be served. The complete program will be presented here on the website.  


Galamiddag. Foto: Mattias Berglund

Gala dinner. Photo: Mattias Berglund

You can help to decide who wins!

The Sápmi awards will select the absolute best from participants from all over Sápmi. Everybody can vote for his or her favourites online. The jury teams will then select a few semi finalist that will be presented on the website where you can then vote for your favourite to reach the finals. The finalists are selected based on people's votes and the jury´s votes and the final will be in front of a live audience on the Sápmi Awards on the 13th-14th of June.

By nominating and voting you are helping to select the award winner of each category.

A cooperative project in Jokkmokk.

The Sápmi Awards is run by the Jokkmokk municipality in cooperation with Sámi communities and other associations. Helping us we have significant organizations with an established knowledge and competence within the selected sections.  

The Sami organizations appoint jury and creates statute in each nomination category.
Welcome to the Sápmi Awards 2014 in Jokkmokk!