Kreeta Haapasalo Playing the Kantele in a Peasant Cottage,1868,oil on canvas, Robert Wilhelm Ekman. Still there are available Kantele-lessons as well as guitar-lessons in Finland.
Sanna Kurki-Suonio "Huria". Finnish singer, kantele player and composer in the contemporary folk / neo-folk music genre. She is probably most well-known for her work with the band Hedningarna, which extended over eight years between 1991 and 1999. She was also a founding member of the group Loituma.