vihta – the art of beating

vihta – the art of beating
Originally uploaded by FransBadger.

There is a fine art in Finland, related to Sauna culture, called vihtominen – the enjoyable form of beating you with twigs of birch. Happy summer, everyone!

Author: frans

Professor of Information Studies and Interactive Media, esp. Digital Culture and Game Studies in the Tampere University, Finland. Occasional photographer and gardener.

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