Kalevala Day and the Day of Finnish culture is celebrated in Finland on the 28th of February. In honour of the day on which the Old Kalevala’s foreword was dated by Elias Lönnrot (February 28, 1835).
Kalevala, the national epic of Finland has inspired everyone from J.R.R. Tolkien to countless artists. Get to know some of the Finnish bands, artists and composers inspired by Kalevala!
Listen to and follow our Kalevala inspired playlist here: http://bit.ly/kalevaladay or on the embed below!