While our days are getting longer and spring is approaching, we have to say Thank You on behalf of the entire Original Lapland team. Project has now ended also in Leader Outokaira's area. For the other Leader groups (Fell Lapland and Tornedalen 2020) the project ended already last fall. Thank you all who have been … Continue reading Time to say Thank You!
Video 1: Original Lapland Villages along the river (Pello) Video 2: Original Lapland Villages along the river (Ylitornio) Video 3: Original Lapland Villages along the river (Tornio)
Thank you all who have been a part of this project! Although our cooperation in this project has ended - this is just a beginning. Original Lapland cooperation will continue! On October 22, the Original Lapland Association was established at Loma-Vietonen. You are welcome to join! The new born Original Lapland association will continue this … Continue reading The Original Lapland Association was born to continue this cooperation in Torne Valley
Original Lapland project has now ended in Fell Lapland. The ending seminar took place in Lappen Lohi, Kolari. Thank you all participants! ........ Alkuperäinen Lappi -projekti on nyt saatu päätökseen Tunturi-Lapin osalta Kolarin Lappeassa pidetyn loppuseminaarin myötä. Kiitos kaikille osallistujille ja vieraille koko projektin ajalta! Tässä vielä seminaarin esitykset pdf-tiedostoina ja linkkeinä: Alkuperäinen Lappi päätösseminaari, … Continue reading Fell Lapland says Thank you!
At the beginning of September, it was time for the Outokaira Tuottamhan ry, to organize the third and final joint Original Lapland workshop at Loma-Vietonen. The two-day event brought together almost thirty actors from both sides of the river valley. The agenda was first to learn what’s going on in our area and in tourism … Continue reading REPORT: FINAL ORIGINAL LAPLAND WORKSHOP #3 AT LOMA-VIETONEN
Our final Original Lapland Field trip took place on the sunny Thursday 22nd of August. This time we got a chance to meet entrepreneurs who offer accommodation and other services in their home environment in the municipality of Pello. Lempeän suvanto, our first destination was only about 5 minutes away from Vihreä Pysäkki. They offer … Continue reading REPORT: Field trip #9 – Home Stays & Visits in tourism
The visiting industry is growing in Tornedalen. But there's still room for more! We see potential for more companies, competence, accommodation, activities, experiences and events. Are you a future entrepreneur or employee within the visiting industry in our river valley? Welcome to Tornedalen! https://youtu.be/TwuVIb4lAj4
Övertorneå greeted us with a sunny Wednesday-morning on June 12th, just in time for our last field trip on the Swedish side. We filled up a bus and a car with 22 curious participants, to spend the day travelling around Haparanda and Övertorneå municipalities. The participants were a mix of established company leaders, future entrepreneurs, … Continue reading REPORT: Field trip #7 – Culinary travel & Foodie tours
Thursday May 23rd In the early Thursday-morning, the Original Lapland tour-bus took off from Haparanda/Tornio and started its long route towards the north. After stopping in Övertorneå, Pello, Pajala, Kolari, Muonio, Kaaresuvanto and Kilpisjärvi we had gathered a group of 37 persons – all excited to see more of tourism in Northern Norway. Just across … Continue reading ORIGINAL LAPLAND – Norway Study trip May 23rd-25th
Original Lapland's Leader Fell Lapland team organized a workshop in Hetta in the end of April 2019. During the fully packed 3 day program we hosted 3 different activities for over 60 participants from Finland, Norway and Sweden. The agenda was built to support best practice sharing across the borders, build up new business relationships … Continue reading Workshop #2 in Hetta: Seminar, MatchMaking and Company Visits