Buhurt knight Joona Hämäläinen: “You have to be a little bit loony”

Whilst visiting the medieval festival in Hämeenlinna in Finland (full report here), I discovered a new and magnificent sport of

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Häme Medieval Festival: A feast for a timeless romantic

14-16 August 2020, Hämeenlinna, Finland Coming from Germany and having experienced themed high-end events at renowned Gothic castles throughout Europe,

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Häme Medieval Festival

14-16 August 2020, Hämeenlinna, Finland REPORT HERE and below the interactive gallery with a selection of photos – or click

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Dark River Festival 2020: Sun, party and käsidesi

14.-15.8.2020, Laajakoski biathlon stadion, Kotka, Finland PHOTO GALLERY HERE This year the smaller festivals in Finland gather many more people

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Dark River Festival 2020

14.-15.8.2020, Laajakoski Biathlon Stadion, Kotka, Finland As there’s not much coverage of summer festivals this year, I decided to publish

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Kotka Open Air 2020

Kotka Open Air – Metal & Hard Rock Festival July 10-11, 2020, Kotkan Kantasatama, Kotka, Finland FRIDAY 10.7.2020 TakaLaiton, Babylonfall,

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FAME: Heavy Metal as museum-material?

In Finland, where Metal is mainstream, you can indeed get surprised. For example during a visit to the National Museum

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