Louhi is a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish mythology and the mythology of Lapland. Louhi is described as a powerful witch, with the ability to change shape and weave mighty enchantments. She is also the main opponent of Väinämöinen and his group in the battle for the magical artifact Sampo in the Kalevala. She has a number of beautiful daughters, whom heroes attempt to win their hand. Louhi in true fairy tale form sets them difficult tasks to perform in order to claim such a…

wilczelyko: “ Louhi is a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish mythology and the mythology of Lapland. Louhi is described as a powerful witch, with the ability to change shape and weave mighty enchantments. She is also the main opponent of.

Väinämöinen with his kantele. Väinämöinen is the central  character in the Finnish folklore and the main character  in the national epic Kalevala.

Väinämöinen with his kantele. Väinämöinen is the central character in the Finnish folklore and the main character in the national epic Kalevala.

Hannunvaakuna - Kalevala Koru

Hannunvaakuna - Kalevala Koru Kalevala is the folk epic of Finland. Finnish was one of the biggest influences on Tolkien's Elvish. The stories are gorgeous, full of action but not as bloodthirsty as their Norse cousins.

Mielikki by dragoninthemist Finnish goddess of game, hunting and the forest Her symbols are the Bear, Grain, Woodland Plants Her Themes are Change and Providence

Mielikki by dragoninthemist Finnish goddess of game, hunting and the forest Her symbols are the Bear, Grain, Woodland Plants Her Themes are Change and Providence

plates that are based on the Finnish 19th century Kealevala folklore and mythology poetry. Finland

The Kalevala plates of Finland

plates that are based on the Finnish century Kalevala folklore and mythology poetry.

Kalevala Plate. The herd-boy Kullervo blowing his horn as he drives the bears and wolves before him. A black raven is sitting in a tree and far beyond is the farmhouse.

The Kalevala plates of Finland

Arabia Kalevala Annual Plate 1979 The picture shows the herd-boy Kullervo blowing his horn as he drives the bears and wolves before him. A black raven is sitting in a tree and far beyond is the farmhouse.


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