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When Tavastia Club was opened in the heart of Helsinki in the autumn of 1970, the music at Tavastia student house changed from traditional Finnish tango and waltz to rock. For promotional purposes, Jussi Raittinen wrote and recorded Tavastia Rock, a song to the tune of Crocodile Rock. According to the lyrics, rock has played in Tavastia through changing times, through the waves of Finnish Rock, disco boom and continental and Finnish music hypes. ...
A documentary about the life of Kalervo “Kassu” Halonen (b. 1953) opens up a tremendous contribution that this great composer have give to the Finnish light music. However, the most interesting are the events of the past year. At the age of 66, the Melody Master has found a new turn in his life and is excited to fulfill his long-standing dream of composing a symphony.
Ivanna, a young Nenets woman and mother of five children living in North Siberia, decides to take her life in her own hands, emancipating from an abusive relationship and abandoning the traditional nomadic way of life in the tundra to emigrate to the city.
Kiira Jääskeläinen’s documentary will be screened 25.11.2022 in Warsaw.
The film can be seen on Saturday April 23rd at Katajanokka's Kino K13.
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