Discover the Finnish soulscape by crafting a kantele like Väinämöinen in the Finnish epic The Kalevala, and fall in love with this fascinating instrument in the peaceful milieu of a Karelian guesthouse. Then spend a day amidst the epic scenery of Karelia tuning your own kantele and learning from an expert the secrets of your five-stringed instrument. Learn to conjure up songs that will carry you away from your everyday life. The meditative power of the kantele is irresistible, and even a bigger can make beautiful sounds with it. Choose from one of five different guesthouses, each of which offers its own speciality and all of which serve delicious food!
Duration: 6 hours
Min-max group size: 4-10 persons
Period: Year round
Services included: Guidance, kantele lesson, crafting a kantele/kantele case, your own piccolo kantele to take with you, lunch
Other info: Wear comfortable clothing and bring with appropriate outdoor clothing for the weather
Additional services: Accommodation, meals, Art workshops, visits to kantele factory. Exchange your piccolo kantele for a five-stringed kantele for an additional fee.
Available at the following guesthouses and locations: Karelia Cottages, Raita huvila, Majatalo Laitalan Lomat, Majatalo Männikkölän Pirtti, Majatalo Pihlajapuu, Majatalo Puukarin Pysäkki