The Silent People


On the side of the E-5 highway, some 30 kilometres from Suomussalmi towards Kuusamo, a startling army of strawheads – The Silent People- stops the travellers in their tracks. The peat heads created by dance artist Reijo Kela were first put up in 1988 on Lassila field for Ilmarin kynnös – performance. The Silent People was put up in its current location in the autumn of 1994. In the summertime there is a Niittykahvila Café, where you can have campfire coffee and pancakes. No doubt Silent People is the most international sight in Kainuu region with 44 different nationalities in summer 2011!

Niittykahvila Café is open in summer 2014 daily:
June 4 – June 15,  10 a.m – 5 p.m.
June 16 - August 10,  9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
August 11 - August 31, 10 a.m – 5 p.m.

Cafe: Kainuun Kuutamokeikat
Kiannonkatu 6
FI-89600 Suomussalmi
Tel. +358 8 710 751, +358 50 362 0609
Email ritva.huttunen@kuutamokeikat.fi
www.kuutamokeikat.fi

 

 

 

 



 

 

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