Kalevala

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Viking Age Finland - By studying the archaeological records, fabric remains, and descriptions recorded in books such as Kalevala, weavers designed the clothing, using modern yarns that were available to them.

Blue Skirts and Golden Belts

Blue Skirts and Golden Belts - an exhibit of Viking age textiles in Finland

I love these vikings. This blog is great but I must figure out how to translate it!!

Taitoa ja tekemistä

Irrottelua opettaja Mari Murto-Kankaan luokassa viime keväänä.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931): Lemminkäisen äiti, 1897.  (Kuvalähde: Kuvataiteen keskusarkisto)

Kalevalan kulttuurihistoria | Uusi Kalevalaseura -sivusto

Uusi Kalevalaseura -sivusto

Finnish Art Nouveau rug Liekki design by Akseli Gallen-Kallela to Paris World Fair (1900).

Uudelleenohjausilmoitus

Finnish Art Nouveau rug Liekki design by Akseli Gallen-Kallela to Paris World Fair (1900).

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Aino' triptych (left-hand panel). The young Aino's first meeting with Väinämöinen. Aino has been promised in marriage to Väinämöinen since her brother, Joukahainen, lost a magic singing contest to him. Perhaps understandably, she would rather die.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Aino' triptych (left-hand panel). The young Aino's first meeting with Väinämöinen. Aino has been promised in marriage to Väinämöinen since her brother, Joukahainen, lost a magic singing contest to him. Perhaps understandably, she would rather die.

Opiskelumateriaalia Kalevala-aiheeseen.

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Joukahainen is a character in the Kalevala, the Finnish epic poem of fifty parts. He is the rival of the main character, Väinämöinen. After losing a singing contest, he pledges his sister Aino to Väinämöinen, but she drowns herself rather than marry him. Joukahainen, still envious of Väinämöinen, then shoots the stag of his rival from under him, plunging him into the waters of Pohjola.

Joukahainen is a character in the Kalevala, the Finnish epic poem of fifty parts. He is the rival of the main character, Väinämöinen. After losing a singing contest, he pledges his sister Aino to Väinämöinen, but she drowns herself rather than marry him. Joukahainen, still envious of Väinämöinen, then shoots the stag of his rival from under him, plunging him into the waters of Pohjola.

Kalevala

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Pekka Halonen 1865-1933

Pekka Halonen’s Nature Paintings

Pekka Halonen was a part of the blossoming of the Finnish arts at the end of the 19th century. Halonen’s paintings focus almost exclusively on nature, and people interacting with the natural …

The Defense of the Sampo (Sammon puolustus) is a 1896 Romantic nationalist painting by Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela. The painting illustrates a passage from the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic compiled by Elias Lönnrot in the 19th century.

The Defense of the Sampo (Sammon puolustus) is a 1896 Romantic nationalist painting by Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela. The painting illustrates a passage from the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic compiled by Elias Lönnrot in the 19th century.

The great pike, from whose jaws Väinämöinen made the magic kantele with which he sang to sleep the forces of the north allowing him to steal the Sampo, as told in the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. This fresco is by Akseli Gallen-Kallela, painted in 1928. It can be seen in the entrance hall of the Finnish National Museum in Helsinki.

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The great pike, from whose jaws Väinämöinen made the magic kantele with which he sang to sleep the forces of the north allowing him to steal the Sampo, as told in the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. This fresco is by Akseli Gallen-Kallela, painted in 1928. It can be seen in the entrance hall of the Finnish National Museum in Helsinki.