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Kittilän Hautausmaa

Hidden : 8/11/2013
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Peruspurkki Kittilän hautausmaalla.


Basic cache in the graveyard of the Kittilä.

FIN: Kittilän hautausmaa on ensimmäinen näkemäni niinsanottu metsähautausmaa. Sen erikoisuutena on, että hautoja ei hoideta "liikaa", vaan hautakummuille ja niiden ympärille annetaan kasvaa luonnonkukkia ja mustikoita, metsä valtaa hautakummut.

Kittilän hautausmaalle on haudattu monia Kittilän kuuluisuuksia, esimerkiksi taiteilijat Reidar Särestöniemi, Kalervo Palsa, Einari Junttila ja Leo Siirtola.

Kalervo Palsan hautamuistomerkkinä olevaa "palavaa pensasta" pidettiin fallossymbolina, jonka pystyttäminen kiellettiin kirkkoherran ja kirkkoneuvoston toimesta. Korkeinhallinto-oikeus kumosi päätöksen.

ENG: Graveyard of the Kittilä is first so called forest graveyard that I have seen. Speciality is that graves aren’t maintained “too much” and those are surrounded by natural flowers and black berries, forest takes over graves.

At the graveyard of the Kittilä is buried famous people from Kittilä, for example artist Reidar Särestöniemi, Kalervo Palsa, Einari Junttila and Leo Siirtola.

Headstone of Kalervo Palsa, “burning bush”, was considered as a fallos symbol which installment was stopped by vicar and church council. Later Supreme Administrative Court reversed order and it was installed.


Reidar Särestöniemi

Kalervo Palsa

Einari Junttila

Leo Siirtola

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