Parppeinvaara cultural centre

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Parppeinvaara is a versatile staging point for both foreign and domestic tourists wishing to explore the Biosphere Reserve in the spirit of sustainable development. Parppeinvaara’s poem village of Karelian culture presents harp music, crafts, Orthodox religion, building traditions and delicious traditional cuisines. Parppeinvaara as a whole is a good example of sustainable development activities of local needs. Their partnership presents all environmental, cultural and economic aspects of sustainability. Read more