The Juminkeko Foundation works in close cooperation with the
Arhippa Perttunen Foundation in the Republic of Karelia,
Important Finnish partners are the Finnish Literature Society
and the Finnish Kalevala Society.
The Foundation cooperates with the Kuhmo Music School in the
preservation of Viena Karelian and Kainuu oral cultures. The cooperation
also includes other music and art schools such as the Sibelius
Academy and the Academy of Art in Helsinki, as well as major Finnish
The Foundation's partners in the Republic of Karelia include
local societies for music, literature, arts and indigenous cultures,
and high-level partners in the regional administration.
Juminkeko also provides Kalevala translators and illustrators
with valuable information on the Kalevala as well as the opportunity
to visit the birthplace of the Kalevala, Viena Karelia.