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Juminkeko is the information centre dedicated to the Kalevala and the Karelian culture. Located in the hearth of Kuhmo, Juminkeko is the best place to start exploring the local culture. Join our guided tour and get to know the Finnish epic and the Karelia of the White Sea. Juminkeko offers a variety of exhibitions, short movies and cultural events. It also arranges cultural trips to the Karelia of the White Sea. The centre features a small shop with books, postcards and jewels.

Contact

Juminkeko
Kontionkatu 25
88900 KUHMO (FINLAND)

www.juminkeko.fi

Products

VIDEO: Viena's villages in Finland

Juminkeko

The video shows the villages of Rimpi, Hietajärvi and Kuivajärvi, which influenced significantly the birth of the Finnish cultural identity. Length: 11:40

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3 €

VIDEO: Viena's runosinging tradition

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A short movie that tells about the runosonging tradition of the Karelia of the White Sea. Length: 16:15 min

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3 €

VIDEO: The culture of the Karelia of the White Sea

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This short movie tells extensively about the Karelia of the White Sea and its culture. Length: 15:28 min

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3 €

VIDEO: The birth of the Kalevala

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This short movie explains how the Kalevala was born and points out the significant contribution of the runosong villages of the Karelia of the White Sea in this process. Length: 15:27 min

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3 €

VIDEO: Stories from Kajaani

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This video tells about the 20 years Lönnrot spent in Kajaani. Length: 19 min

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3 €

VIDEO: Kuhmo and the Karelianism

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This video explores the relationship between Kuhmo and the phenomenon of Karelianism. The famous karelianist Akseli Gallen Kallela started his journey to Karelia from Kuhmo, where he painted his Aino Myth triptych. Length: 17:30 min

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3 €

VIDEO: Kalevala narratives

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The contents of the Kalevala in less than half an hour. Length: 25:00 min

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3 €

VIDEO: Haikola

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The video tells about Haikola village, one of the best preserved in all the Karelia of the White Sea. Haikola was also the birthplace of the Karelian writer Ortjo Stepanov. Length: 13:36 min

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3 €

QUELEVALA: Time of miracles

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Massive wooden and ceramic installation by sculptors Hannes Aleksi and Antía Sánchez

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3 €

Kyykkä game

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Come and play kyykkä, an old traditional Karelian game!

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5 €

Karelianism seminar

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Karelianism seminar 16.09.2023 – 17.09.2023

Art exhibition Virrentakojat

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Art exhibition Virrentakojat. EXHIBITION OPENING Fri 12.01.2024 klo 18. Welcome!

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3 €

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