Presentation of "Minun kanteleeni" at the Kantele House

Submitted by KA3100 on 29.12.2021 - 11.25
presentation at the Kantele House

On 28 December 2021 the Kantele-GO! project arranged a special event devoted to the publication of  a new collection of compostions for chromatic kantele "Minun kanteleeni" by Anastasia Salo. The presentation took place at the Kantele House in Petrozavodsk.  The winners of the competition in arrangements for kantele were awarded at the event. Kantele players  and musicians from Kalevala, Essoila, Medvezhegorsk, Kondopoga and Petrozavodsk received music instruments made by Aleksandr Frolov, a kantele maker from the Republic of Karelia. Letters of appreciation were delivered by the Kantele-GO! manager Olga Vlasova to Aleksander Frolov, Irina Shishkanova, Anastasia Salo, Alevlina Voitovich for contribution to development of kantele music. The event was followed by a lovely kantele performance by the Ensemble "Kantele" artists, including a new piece "Voice of Spring" composed by Anastasia Salo and performed by Elena Ankhimova. 

Project  partners: The Karelian National Song and Dance Ensemble Kantele (Russia), University of Eastern Finland, Runosong Academy (Finland), National School of Arts named after V. Kalaberda of Pryazha District (Russia).

The Kantele-GO! project is financed by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland within the framework of the Karelia CBC Programme.