Hossa celebrating 100 years of independence in Finland

Hossa Visitor Centre

Hossa will become Finland's 40th national park celebrating 100 years of independence. The official opening ceremony will be organised on June the 16th 2017.

Hossa celebrating 100 years of independence in Finland

The history of Hossa area began thousands of years ago: the very first people arrived here 8000 years ago. These ancient people beliefs were reality of which spirits and natural forces were present everywhere.

The most valuable sight of the area - Värikallio Rock Paintings - and lots of other values of Hossa will be presented in the new exhibition. A special focus will be on the 100 years of independence in Finland.

Programme information

All year round. In midwinter Visitor Centre is open only by agreement.
Hossa Visitor Centre
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Good to know

The book “What the People of the Wilderness Used to Believe in” tells about the history, beliefs, rituals, ceremonies ets, in the Hossa area. The book is available in Finnish and English and it can be bought from the Visitor Centre.

Hossa Visitor Centre
Jatkonsalmentie 6, FI-89920 RUHTINANSALMI, +358 40 751 7221, hossa@metsa.fi, http://www.outdoors.fi/en/hossavisitorcentre
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