Kelontekemä is located in a landscape of meadows and high fells, next to the biggest lake in Kittilä, Kelontekemäjärvi, where the fish are plentiful. In summer, the village landscape is aglow with flowery pastures; in winter it is snowy, dark and peaceful. Kelontekemä holds a traditional summer festival every year in the last week of July.
Location: Roughly 48 km southeast of the village of Kittilä.
Population: About 105.
Places of interest: The old Kaitamaa cemetery, a community hall, a barn museum, the islands of Manalaissaari and Saijansaari, boating and ice fishing, the Kumputunturi fell, and a multitude of huts and shelters (for example in Kiiskimukka, Uutosenkumpu, Luusua, Tepsankenttä) for canoeists, hikers and hunters.
Kelontekemä village video on You Tube summer 2010.
The village association rents out a tent for events and parties.
More information from Eila Myllyoja, phone number 040 510 3550, kelontekema.kylayhdistys(at)gmail.com
- the tent is white, 6x12 m, pvc-plastic, weighs 388 kg.
- height of a side 2 m, height of the ridge 3,03 m.
- fireproof, waterproof roof and walls.
- entrance door at both ends.
- possible to transport it in a trailer to the party location.
- 120€ a day