Karelian Kantele Tradition

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Kanteletupa -concert in the Organo Hall of Musiikkitalo, Helsinki, on February 11, 2023

January 10, 2023

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The autumn 2022 Kanteletupa workshops are culminating in the third workshop in the Organo hall of the Helsinki Musiikkitalo on January 29, 2023, which is also the final rehearsal for the concert on February 11, 2023, at 6 p.m. Kanteletupa – yhteisöllinen aikamatka musiikin alkulähteille -concert is an experimental event where the audience has the […]

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Connected Alone -Exposition in the Ruukku-Journal

September 30, 2022

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RUUKKU-journal #18, Responsibility, published on the 30th of September, 2022, containes the exposition Connected Alone – An Ancient Musical Culture As a Tool For Self-Expression Today by Arja Kastinen. This exposition examines the possibilities and problems of using the elements of ancient musical culture for producing new music. It contains eleven video clips and associated […]

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