My cousin Vilja posing in the national costume of Etelä-Pohjanmaa (Southern Ostrobothnia) region. Grandma made all of us female grandchildren the costumes when we were teens. Our costumes reflect the region where our maternal family is from, rather than the styles traditionally used in South & Central Finland where me and my cousins are from. The costume models are reconstructions of 18th century fashion. They are based on excavations and other sources in a given area.
PERKELE! one of the strongest curses in Finnish language. In pagan times it is said to be the name for Finnish Ukko ylijumala =supreme god, (he was a god of thunder) but when the christianity came, it begun to mean the devil.
Virrat - Finnish national costume
Mölkky is a Finnish throwing game invented in 1996. It is reminiscent of kyykkä,