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Laplandic Noitarumpus, whose ancient meaning is a 'Witches' or Shamanic' drum ... many were ceased and destroyed during the medieval ages when the witch trials swept through the northern regions of Europe, as well as the lower countries, when Cristianity began to hold sway.

Laplandic Noitarumpus, whose ancient meaning is a 'Witches' or Shamanic' drum . many were ceased and destroyed during the medieval ages when the witch trials swept through the northern regions of Europe and Middle East

The Finnish Kantele, a traditional plucked string instrument

The Finnish Kantele, a traditional plucked string instrument- not really a harp, but pinning because it's beautiful

Jouhikko | a bowed lyre, related to welsh crwth and swedish talharpa, amongst others. A bowed lyre of ancient Finnish origin, related to similar northern European instruments.     Body is oak, soundboard heat processed birch, bridge, the string extension piece and the neck reinforcement are ash, and the tuning pegs are beech. Strings are made of horsehair.

Jouhikko (Finnish bowed lyre), by Taika Kim

Mika Waltari (19 September 1908 – 26 August 1979) was a Finnish writer, best known for his best-selling novel The Egyptian (Finnish: Sinuhe egyptiläinen). -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mika_Waltari

Mika Waltari, Finnish Writer, Author of (Sinuhe) The Egyptian

The Finnish National Opera and Finnish National Ballet both operate out of the same venue in Helsinki, and have a packed season every year.

The Finnish National Opera and Finnish National Ballet both operate out of the same venue in Helsinki, and have a packed season every year.

Ilkka Johannes Lipsanen (born September 24, 1942, Pori), also known as Danny or Johnny Hallyday of Finland (Danny, Johnny and Jyrki-boy), is a Finnish singer and guitarist. He started his career with the band Islanders who released a couple of singles, among them Danny’s first recording which was in English: East Virginia by Joan Baez in 1964. During his national service Danny switched to his native Finnish and recorded two hits, “Kauan” (“Downtown” by Petula Clark) and “Piilopaikka”…

Danny (Ilkka Lipsanen) — Free listening, videos, concerts, stats and photos at Last.

Jenni #Vartiainen a Finnish pop singer born in Kuopio is – after only two albums – already among the 70 best-selling recording artists of all time in the country.

Jenni a Finnish pop singer born in Kuopio is – after only two albums – already among the 70 best-selling recording artists of all time in the country.

Jouhikko (Finnish bowed lyre), by Taika Kim

A lyre, played with a bow like a violin. This is a jouhikko from Finland; other bowed lyres include the Welsh crwth and the Swedish talharpa.

Viola Turpeinen - Software - accordion - Repertoire for Accordion

Viola Turpeinen - Software - accordion - Repertoire for Accordion Finland

Tukkijoella” (Log River – 1928) - An interesting cultural theme of Finnish Film in the 1920’s and 1930’s were "logger" movies (see http://www.alternativefinland.com/an-interesting-cultural-theme-of-finnish-film-in-the-1920s-and-1930s/)

Tukkijoella” (Log River – - An interesting cultural theme of Finnish Film…

Anselm Hollo died on January 29, 2013, at the age of 78.    Anselm Paul Alexis Hollo (born 1934) was a Finnish poet and translator. He lived in the United States from 1967 until his death in January of 2013.    Hollo published more than forty titles of poetry in the UK and in the US, in a style strongly influenced by the American beat poets.    Find more Hollo on Poemhunter.com  http://www.poemhunter.com/anselm-hollo

Browse through Anselm Hollo's poems and quotes. 2 poems of Anselm Hollo. Anselm Paul Alexis Hollo was a Finnish poet and translator.

Nightwish: Laulurinne, Joensuu, Finland - 6 June 2015

Nightwish: Laulurinne, Joensuu, Finland - 6 June 2015

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