Rami Meling

The identity of Karelia and the memory of great-grandparents

Rami talks about Karelian folk dancing as his life-long hobby and how important it is to preserve the Karelian culture. He also mentions his ancestors who were forced to leave their homeland Gogland (Suursaari) and move to the Swedish speaking area where they had great difficulties in adjusting. Rami emphasizes that it has be remembered and known what happened to the grandparents' generation.