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.
Kantele player Teppana Jänis. - Kalevalaseura 1916 FINLAND
Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Aino' triptych (right-hand panel) Aino has decided to take her own life rather than marry the ancient Väinamöinen. She sits on the shore and listens to the song of the water-maidens of Vellamo.
The Kalevala is the national saga of Finland. Pieced together (and embellished) by Elias Lönnrot in the late Century, from a traditional cycle told by rural storytellers, the tales which constitute the Kalevala show signs of great antiquity