Ukonvaaja-The Hammer of Ukko

I came across this documentary while searching for something else Finnish related on YouTube and was spirited away by its magic immediately. Within the first opening sequences of the trailer the beautiful scenery combined with traditional Kantele music had me intrigued. In the trailer the narration goes on to speak powerfully about ancient Finnish animistic… Continue reading Ukonvaaja-The Hammer of Ukko

Hex of the Day – Verjnuarmu

Hello Folks, My hex of the day choice is from a band called Verjnuarmu. They are from Kuopio, Pohjois-Savo which is in Eastern Finland. The band is self described as "Savo Metal" referring to a particular dialect in their area. The band has stated that it is rare to hear the dialect sung in music… Continue reading Hex of the Day – Verjnuarmu