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Administration of the Head
of the Republic of Karelia

Lenin street, 19, Petrozavodsk,
Republic of Karelia, 185028
Reception: +7(814-2)79-93-09
For Organizations: +7(814-2)79-93-69
For Citizens: +7(814-2)79-93-75
Fax: +7(814-2)79-93-91, 79-93-92
Teletype: 165394 FLAG RU
E-mail: government@karelia.ru
Press-Service: press@gov.karelia.ru
(814-2)79-93-53, (814-2)79-93-50

Jouhikko
The jouhikko (Karelian jouhikko, Finnish jouhikas) is a Karelian and Finnish bow instrument, 'bowed kantele'. The jouhikko corresponds to a dugout egg- or boat-shaped backet with a wide figured fingerboard with a special cut to insert the hand. There are figured jouhikkos looking like a female figure (villages of Impilahti and Kolatselga), and with rounded mandolin-like bodies (Jyväskylä, Middle Finland)...



April, 22

Alexander Khudilainen: the issue of revival of rural areas is relevant to Karelia Фотоматериалы

April, 21

Head of Karelia takes part in the joint meeting of the Russian Federation State Council and the Council for the Implementation of Priority National Projects and Demographic Policy

April, 16

Prospects of development of Petrozavodsk were discussed at the meeting with the participation of Rashid Nurgaliyev and Alexander Khudilainen Фотоматериалы

Summing up the work of the participants of the group on industrial production development established within the State Commission for preparation for the 100th anniversary of Karelia Фотоматериалы

April, 14

Karelia and Crimea sign the Agreement on cooperation Фотоматериалы

April, 11

Russia's Ministry of Natural Resources and Ministry of Nature Management and Ecology of Karelia have held a meeting of the BEAC Working Group on Environment in Petrozavodsk Фотоматериалы

New tourist objects in Karelia awaiting partners and investors

April, 8

Viktor Chikalyuk, Minister of Nature Management and Ecology of Karelia, takes part in the meeting of the BEAC Working Group on Environment Фотоматериалы

The Mining Road Workshop is held in Sortavala under Karelia ENPI CBC program Фотоматериалы

Youth of the Barents Region strengthens cooperation Фотоматериалы

Representatives of tourism companies from St.Petersburg and Finland explored tourist prospects of North Ladoga

April, 2

On results of the meeting with Minister of Transport of Russia Alexander Khudilainen asserts that roads in Karelia will improve Фотоматериалы

Alexander Khudilainen: Our task is to build Karelia's future using its own resources Фотоматериалы

Working group on development of single-industry towns visited Prionezhsky region Фотоматериалы

Consul of Petrozavodsk office of the Consulate General of Finland in St.Petersburg Tuomas Kinnunen has visited Karelian Institute for Educational Development Фотоматериалы

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