Especially in the summer time we have different kind of events at Parppeinvaara Bardic Village. The events are based on the local tradition.


Praasniekka – Orthodox Church Festival 26-27 May 2018

Ilomantsi Orthodox Parish


Folk music conserts on Thursdays from June to July

The Bards House. Free entry.


Border General’s Day 10 July 2018

Guided sightseeing tour themed by general Erkki Raappana, guided by Rauno Suhonen. Tickets 15 €


Mateli’s Day 21 July 2018

Vocal folk hop group Tuuletar at Restaurant Parppeinpirtti. 6 pm. Tickets 15 €.


The Harvest of Parppeinvaara 27 October 2018