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.

Kalevala: the Finnish national epic

Kalevala: the Finnish national epic

The Kalevala

The Kalevala

Hannunvaakuna - Kalevala Koru

Hannunvaakuna - Kalevala Koru

fribergkalavala. Epic of the Finnish People. Edited by George C. Schoolfield    raivaaja.org

fribergkalavala. Epic of the Finnish People. Edited by George C. Schoolfield raivaaja.org

"The Kalevala" was originally a Finnish god, he was the pattern for wizards in fantasy literature, first and foremost among them Gandalf in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

"The Kalevala" was originally a Finnish god, he was the pattern for wizards in fantasy literature, first and foremost among them Gandalf in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

Father of the Kalevala, Elias Lönnrot (1802-1884), was a professor of Finnish literature. *Birthday 9 April* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elias_L%C3%B6nnrot

Father of the Kalevala, Elias Lönnrot (1802-1884), was a professor of Finnish literature. *Birthday 9 April* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elias_L%C3%B6nnrot

handmade Finnish boat

handmade Finnish boat

Finnish Kalevala necklace by Nunnuli

Finnish Kalevala necklace by Nunnuli


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