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.

Some light reading for Nell. 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.

Gallen-Kallela, Kalevala

Gallen Kallel : '' Kullervon kirous '', Kullervos Curse Gallen Kallela a Swedish-speaking Finnish painter

Kalevala Koru | Muinaispukukorut

Finland ◇ Karjala dress with replica jewelry from Kalevala Koru.

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.

Joseph Alanen. Illustrations for the Kalevala. Väinämönen Joukahainen sings in the swamp

Väinämöinen sings Joukahainen into a fen. Tempera painting with a motif from Kalevala The postcard is published by The Art association of Tampere.

Shaman's Haven of the Kalevala on Seurasaari

Shaman's Haven of the Kalevala on Seurasaari Helsinki

Akseli Gallen-Kallela: La venganza de Joukahainen (Joukahaisen kosto, 1897). Temple en lienzo. Joukahainen se dispone a disparar una flecha a Väinämöinen.

Joukahainen's revenge - Akseli Gallen-Kallela - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kullervo ja hänen sisarensa reessä  Kullervo and his sister in the sledge  Louis Sparre  watercolour

Kullervo ja hänen sisarensa reessä Kullervo and his sister in the sledge Louis Sparre watercolour According to Glenda Goss, who wrote a biography of Sibelius, this watercolor was considered shocking at the time for showing the “hero” in the act of.

"Take care" -Print ad for RAY.   Finnish Slot Machine Association donates its profit to humanitarian aid organisations, that help – among other things – victims of domestic violence and the homeless. Photo: Magnus Weckström. Adaptation from Akseli Gallen-Kallela´s famous painting "Lemminkäinen´s mother" from 1897

"Take care" -Print ad for RAY. Finnish Slot Machine Association donates its profit to humanitarian aid organisations, that help – among other things – victims of domestic violence and the homeless.

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