Finnish Mythology

The Gods of Finland...

JOUKAHAINEN

Finnish legendary mortal

Naïve young Sámi lad who challenged Väinämöinen to a singing contest

As a successful rock musician, Väinämöinen made short work of this upstart wannabe and tossed him into a bog. Which is where all boy bands eventually end up.

Joukahainen was forced to pledge his sister Aino’s hands and feet in marriage, but she didn’t think much of Väinämöinen’s style and drowned herself. Joukahainen later took his revenge by shooting Väinämöinen’s horse, sending him into the icy seas of Pohjola.

Joukahainen Facts and Figures

Name: Joukahainen
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1029

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Article last revised on May 11, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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