Culture of Kitee

Songwriter/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, drummer Jukka Nevalainen, former bassist Sami Vänskä and former vocalist Tarja Turunen of the symphonic metal band Night wish are from Kitee.

The Sami are Norway's indigenous people. Their culture has been developing for 11,000 years, and you can experience it when you visit. Take a step back in time, taste the food and embrace the history