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Väinämöinen luo valon, luonnos Kaleva-aiheiseen piirrossarjaan

After he was born, Väinämöinen lay in the sea for five or six years before drifting to land. He was a skilful spell-caster and a hero the minute he was born. In Ekman’s work, Väinämöinen is bringing light to the world. The Kalevala states that another miraculous man, Sampsa Pellervoinen, joined Väinämöinen in the creation of the world. He planted trees, one of which grew into a giant oak, covering…