"The largest international gathering of reindeer herders in the world. VIP’s arrived by reindeer taxi and were treated to all kinds of local foods and an extensive display of handicrafts from around the world of reindeer husbandry.
Dignitaries that included Elisabeth Walaas, the Norwegian Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, President of the Sami Parliament in Norway, Egil Olli, the State Secretary for Sami Affairs, Raimo Valle among others. Hundreds of people from across all the regions of the Sami area, reinder herders from Yamal Nenets, Taimyr, Buryatia, Sakha Yakutia, Chukotka, Mongolia, China and even representatives of reindeer husbandry in Scotland converged on the sports hall in Kautokeino, Norway last week."
Cairngorm Reindeer Herders Emily Singleton and Alex Smith represented Scotland's Reindeer for the week long event.