26 hours & 2010 km driving, ICR team from Kautokeino arrive in Copenhagen.
Issat Turi and Mikkel Anders Kemi from ICR arrived at Hotel og Restaurantskolen in Copenhagen today driving for 26hours and 2010 km from Kautokeino. The reason is the new Arctic Council project EALLU: Arctic Indigenous Youth, Climate Change and Food Culture, which ICR and WRH is carrying out together with the Saami Council, Norway and the USA. In March this year the Arctic Indigenous Peoples Culinary Institute was established in Kautokeino as part of the EALLU project, therefore Issat and Mikkel Anders brought with them Arctic raw materials of very high quality from Kautokeino, Finnmark to be present at the Nordlige Norden Food Festival 28 -30 mai in Nikolai place in Copenhagen. The festival is being organized in Copenhagen as Denmark is the Chair of the Nordic Council in 2015. More than 10 000 guest are expected over the next few days. Nordlige Norden is organized in cooperation with the Hotel og Restaurantskolen i København, the Samisk Vidergående skole go reindriftskole i Kautokeino and the Thon Hotel Kautokeino