Iku-Turso - A malevolent sea monster in Finnish mythology, mentioned in the Finnish national epic Kalevala

Iku-Turso - A malevolent sea monster in Finnish mythology, mentioned in the Finnish national epic Kalevala - my namesake!

Finnish Midsummer are celebrated with bonfires on various places

"A Finnish midsummer bonfire. This alone is worth the trip to Finland.the sun is up all night on this, the longest night of the year.

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.

from Louhi Witch of North Farm - Barbara Cooney's artwork

Looks like Santa tellign woodland creatures a story “Louhi Witch of North Farm” – Retold by Tony De Gerez – Pictures by Barbara Cooney

Aleksander Lindeberg.  Tales of the Kalevala.

Kalevalan Tarinat by Aleksander Lindeberg. I think this illo is from Kalevalan is the epic poem of Finland

KALEVALA        Greetings  to  Finnland  Väinämöinen plays  Kantele

Spirit Boat: The Rise of Kalevala Era Shamanism: The Kalevala Metre Runes

Viking 'Late Ringerike Style' Penannular Brooch

Viking 'Late Ringerike Style' Penannular Brooch - like Mom's Kalevala brooch

The Kalevala Dress by Kirsi Neuvonen, is a playful take on the work of Akseli Gallen-Kallela (Finnish artist, 1865–1931). He deeply influenced the Finnish national identity. The dress depicted belonged to his wife, Mary Gallen-Kallela

The Kalevala Dress by Kirsi Neuvonen, is a playful take on the work of Akseli Gallen-Kallela (Finnish artist, He deeply influenced the Finnish national identity. The dress depicted belonged to his wife, Mary Gallen-Kallela

— Nicolai Kochergin  The Heroes of Kalevala Take the Wonderful Mill Sampo from Pohjola from the Kalevala

— Nicolai Kochergin The Heroes of Kalevala Take the Wonderful Mill Sampo from Pohjola from the Kalevala Finland

This 1996 children's version of the hero tale Kalevala tells  the story of two friends and rivals, Vainamoinen (greatest  of magicians, who helped create the world) and Ilmarinen  (the blacksmith who forged the heavens). They travel from  Kalevala, set in the south of Finland, to the land of magic  (Pohjola) in the north, to win the hand of Aila, daughter of  Louhi, a powerful witch with the ability to change shapes

The Songs of Power: A Finnish Tale of Magic, Retold from the Kalevala (Ancient Fantasy): Aaron Shepard

Sammon serverien ryöstö 455x380

Sammon serverien ryöstö 455x380

Finnish Kalevala Koru Oy Bronze Brooch Vintage Jewelry 11th Century Reproduction

Gold tone finish and marked Made in Finland and KK. In excellent condition with working safety clasp.

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