Kantervo album on YouTube

February 07, 2024

Kantervo album is now on YouTube with information about the instruments and music.


KANTERVO album release 5 Nov 2023

November 04, 2023

KANTERVO (TEMPS 08), digital album release 5 November 2023 Recording: Arja Kastinen Mastering: Taito Hoffrén Cover art: Tuomas Ylönen EAN 6430032710006 ISRC FI9TE2300001–00010 The album is released as part of the research project Kantele of the Runosong Culture and the Dialogue of Creativity. The album contains new music on the copies/new versions of museum kanteles. […]


5 Nov 2023, KANTELE IMPROVISATION EVENT with Heikki Laitinen

October 07, 2023

This event is part of the SibA Folk 40th Anniversary Jubilee Events Series. The Folk Music Education was established in 1983: 40 years of art, pedagogy and research in folk music at the Sibelius Academy. All this is brought to life during the year by students, teachers, alumni and emeriti of folk music department. We […]


The new video, “Kantervo kalan evästä”, previews the upcoming album

August 03, 2023

The video “Kantervo kalan evästä” released on August 2, 2023, is a collaboration with percussionist Oskari Lehtonen. The song will be part of the new album planned for release in November. The album will include new music made with copies of the museum kanteles. The title of the song, “Kantervo kalan evästä”, is adapted from […]


A workshop exploring creative small kantele music June 12–14, 2023

February 13, 2023

The Kanteletupa project will continue with the three-day workshop held next summer. A workshop exploring creative small kantele music will be held at the beautiful Kallio-Kuninkala in Järvenpää, June 12–14, 2023. The workshop is aimed at adults who want to delve deeper into creative music-making with small kanteles. You can participate even if you haven’t […]