Celebrate the Arctic, May 12-14!

Sounds like fun, huh?  Christy and I were “celebrating the Arctic” on a weekend last year at the Lodge At Black Rapids….But now the “North by North Festival” is having a big celebration  May 12-14 right here in Anchorage.

Most of the events will be at the Anchorage Museum. There’s a schedule and more information at the website, NxNfestival.com

Highlights:

NxN: Innovate Arctic, Fri., May 12.  This is a series of TED-style talks from speakers representing eight Arctic nations.

Circumpolar Arctic Film Festival, May 12-14. Film festival directors from around the Arctic will feature selected films.

Arts, Crafts and Culture Expo, May 13-14. Features Alaska artisans, craftspeople and northern vendors.

NxN Arctic Dance Party, May 12-14. Featuring seven DJs from Iceland, Norway, U.S., Canada, Greenland, Finland and Russia, mixed in with outstanding Alaska artists.

Local and Northern Foods – Northern Inspired, Globally Edible, May 13. Eight food trucks representing the Arctic nations – U.S., Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia.

Learn more…check it out! 

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