The Forging Days in Fiskars Village 2015

The Forging Days in Fiskars Village 2015 is a common name for two happenings, arranged by the two
blacksmithing associations in Finland, Suomen Sepät ry and Taidesepät ry. The two events are:

The exhibition "My Kalevala"

June 14th to September 20th , 2015 in the old Granary in Fiskars Villag


The Nordic Championships i Forging 2015

July 30th to August 2nd, 2015 in the old Plough Smithy in Fiskars Village.

The My Kalevala exhibition at the Granary in Fiskars Village displays contemporary blacksmiths'
interpretations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic that has strongly influenced our cultural heritage.

The Nordic Championships in Forging were arranged at the turn of July-August
in Fiskars Village. The visitors could enjoy forging at its best, as the Nordic
blacksmiths showed their skills in the competition.

During the competition days there were approximately over 1000 visitors.

A working committee has been responsible for the carrying through of the project. The group has consisted of
master blacksmith Upi Anttila as chairman, master blacksmith Pertti Virta as a member and blacksmith
Martina Lindberg as secretary.

































Thanks to:

Aktia Oyj Abp

Alfred Kordelinin säätiö
Alfred Kordelins stiftelse
Alfred Kordelin Foundation

Ampers Busstrafik Ab
Amperin Linja-autoliikenne Oy

Andelsbanken Raseborg
Osuuspankki Raasepori

Axxell Karjaa
Axxell Karis

Bergsrådinnan Sophie von Julins stiftelse

Celsa Steel Service

Eugène, Elisabeth och Birgit Nygréns stiftelse

Fiskars Oyj Abp

Fiskarsin käsityöläisten, muotoilijoiden ja taiteilijoiden osuuskunta
Andelslaget hantverkare, formgivare och konstnärer i Fiskars
The Cooperative of craftsmen, designers and artists in Fiskars

Fiskarsin kyläseura
Fiskars byaförening

Fiskarsin Laatupuu

Hotelli-ravintola Fiskars Wärdshus
Hotell-restaurang Fiskars Wärdshus
Hotel & restaurant Fiskars Wärdshus

Juminkeko säätiö
Juminkeko stiftelse
Juminkeko foundation

Kalevala Koru
Kalevala Jewelry

The Kalevala Society

Karjaan Rauta
Karis Järn

K-Rauta Passeli Salo

Lyreco Finland Ab

Mainostoimisto Nallegraf

Olof Ekman Oy Ab

Påminne Oy

Raaseporin kaupunki
Raseborgs stad
The City of Raseborg

Ravintola Kuparipaja
Restaurang Kuparipaja
Restaurant Kuparipaja

Rekolan Panimo

Suomalais-norjalainen kulttuurirahasto
Kulturfonden för Norge och Finland

Suomalais-Ruotsalainen Kulttuurirahasto
Kulturfonden för Sverige och Finland

Suomalais-Tanskalainen Kulttuurirahasto
Kulturfonden för Finland och Danmark

Suomen Kotteria

Suomen Kulttuurirahasto
The Finnish Cultural Foundation

Suomen Sepät ry

Svenska Kulturfonden
The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland

Taidesepät ry

Tibnor Oy

Waldemar von Frenckell säätiö
Waldemar von Frenckells stiftelse
Waldemar von Frenckell foundation