Laplanders converge on remote Norwegian town for fishing and skiing competitions.
Title reads: "FESTIVAL IN ARCTIC".
Laplanders converge for Annual Festival at Alta, Finnmark, Norway.
L/S Laplanders with their reindeer drawn sleighs. C/U reindeer being led past camera. M/S reindeer being harnessed to sleigh. Sleighs move off on the journey towards Alta. Travel shot of the reindeer drawing the sleigh. Travel shot ditto. C/U driver of sleighs. Travel shot reindeer drawing the sleighs. M/S reindeer being tethered. C/U reindeer eating moss. M/S man putting up reindeer skin tepee. M/S kids going into tent. L/S tent and surrounding snow covered countryside.
L/S village of Alta. Pan man and child coming down hill on a scooter-type sledge. Pan child on scooter-type sledges. M/S shops and people. M/S two women moving off on scooter-type sledges with their shopping. Panning shot ski area where children are having school sports day. M/S boy coming down the slalom course on skis. M/S another boy starting down ski run and jumping off slope. Panning shot another boy ski jumping.
L/S Alta Fjord where a fishing competition is being held. M/S competitors. C/U competitors breaking ice. M/S competitors fishing. C/U fish being pulled up through hole in the ice. M/S man holding 30lb cat fish. C/U another, smaller fish being caught. M/S cat fish being weighed. M/S man who caught the cat fish being congratulated by others - he has won the competition.