5-10 July 2019 in the Tankavaara Gold Village The World Gold Panning Championships started in Tankavaara in 1977 and have been since held on five continents. The competition returns to Tankavaara in 2019 which marks the 150th anniversary of the first gold discovery in Lapland. It is also the 70th anniversary of the Gold Prospectors’ Association of Finnish Lapland. It will be an exciting competition with plenty of other things to see, as well.
Organiser: Gold Prospectors’ Association of Finnish Lapland, Team Deadwood ry, Tankavaara Gold Village.