A cooperative project involving science, art, education and
tourism in Utsjoki.
The Firefox is an educational and art event carried out by
several different people and organisations in Utsjoki.
It consisted of science and art events, of which the common
themeis the Northern lights and their research.
Utsjoki is located on the northern part of Finland, close
to the Norwegian border. Of its 600 residents, two thirds are
The main goal of the project is to educate and to produce
events that would touch and unite all of the villagers, from
the Finnish to the Sámi and from the children to the
elderly. Other goals included increasing knowledge and know-how
regarding winter art, developing ways in which science and
art could support each other, and to carry out a tourist event