Villa Vinkkeli

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Ode to Spring

20.3 at 18-19

The program of the evening consists of Finnish folk songs which tell about the approaching spring, its light and hope. In the poems and songs we have a brief stop stop in the beauty of Finninsh nature, its forests, grassland and fellsides.

Poems: Kati Kanto and Jaakko Kyllönen

Songs: Kati Kanto

Accompaning with piano: Maie Kuusik,


Kati Kanto is Rovaniemi based teatcher of Finnish language and literature. She has studies classical singing at the Lapland College of Music and during various courses. Kati Kanto has held many private concerts in which she also has read her poems. Kati has also written 3 poem books, two novels and one short story book. ​

Jaakko Kyllönen lives in Muhos and has lately finished his masters in theology. Jaakko writes poems but also visual arts such as panting and graphic arts. He has preformes his poems in various events.


Maie Kuusik is the cantor of  Rovaniemen church. She has graduated from Tallin Music Academy  in 1984.  Besides her daily job, Maie has accompanied many singers and musicians in several concerts over the years. ​

Tickets 7€

Due to limited seats please sign-up 13.3.2020 at