Markus Luukkonen: Finnish Magic #37
Do you know the origin of iron? When did you last fall and take fright? These questions are good to keep in mind as we delve into the world of Finnish magic, where sorcerers prepare themselves for healing by standing on rocks in freezing rapids and newborn children are protected from evil spirits in the sauna by being given misleading nicknames.
With us we have performance storyteller Markus Luukkonen who has, together with Mikael, made one show based on the fragmented source material of the epic Kalevala, and is in the process of creating another.
The Finnish Literature Society, SKS
Museum of Cultural History
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