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Kierinki Country Fair

In the autumn, picturesque Kierinki is the venue for the traditional country fair. Kierinki, famous for its Highland cattle, is already a sight in itself, and one worth visiting from further afield!

Kierinki Country Fair

The Kierinki country fair is one of the most atmospheric events in Sodankylä in the autumn. The fair includes traditional barn dances, local food, shows of work, horse rides and an animal show. You can buy country treads and handicrafts to take home at the market stalls. 

The fame of Kierinki, the cute and friendly Highland cattle, are strongly present at the event, to the delight of children and adults.

Did you know? Kierinki is a little village in southwestern Sodankylä, just under an hour’s drive from the town centre. Because of its remote location, Kierinki was spared destruction during the war, thanks to which is retains its beautiful village high street with its old villages.

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