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IEVAN POLKKA by LOITUMA, Music Video 2024, 4,33’

A young lad has a crush on a girl named Ieva (a Savonian version of Eeva, the Finnish Eva). The couple wants to dance together, no matter what. It’s a story about affection and the importance of dancing polka.

MUSIC VIDEO WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY
Elina Oikari

PRODUCER & SET ORGANIZER
Hanni Autere

SOUND DESIGN BY
Mika Autere

MUSIC
Traditional

LYRICS BY
Eino Kettunen

ARRANGEMENT & NEW LYRIC PARTS BY
LOITUMA: Hanni Autere, Sari Kauranen, Anita Lehtola-Tollin & Timo Väänänen

SOUND MIXING BY
Hanni & Mika Autere
Timo Väänänen

FILM EDITOR & CINEMATOGRAPHER
Elina Oikari

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR & B CAMERA
Moona Pennanen

COLORIST
Italo Moncada

COSTUME DESIGN BY
Hanni Autere
Päivi Ojakangas

COSTUMES BY
Sirkka Kosonen
Latoteatteri
Järvenpään teatteri
Öljymäen kesäteatteri
Sepänmäen käsityömuseo
Hanni Autere

CATERING BY
Hanni Autere
Päivi Ojakangas

LOCATION OF THE SHOOTINGS OFFERED BY
Mäntsälä Municipality
Tarja Kuusela
Lauri Lappalainen
Paula Salo

ASSISTANTS
Ilari Ikävalko
Eija Keski-Korpela
Björn Tollin

SPECIAL THANKS TO
Lauri Lappalainen
Italo Moncada
Moona Pennanen
Sepänmäen käsityömuseo

MANY THANKS TO ALL THE PERFORMERS OF THE MUSIC VIDEO!

CAST

IEVA
Kerttu Luotamo

YOUNG MAN
Leo Easton

IEVA'S MOTHER
Monna Relander

IEVA'S FATHER
Harri Vuori

SINGERS
Hanni Autere
Sari Kauranen
Anita Lehtola-Tollin
Timo Väänänen

PEOPLE OF THE VILLAGE
Marleena Askolin
Tiina Heinänen
Katja Ikonen
Jyri Kontturi
Vuokko Mäki
Petra Penttilä
Inka Pisto
Hannu Roos
Björn Tollin
Eija-Liisa Velthausz
Opri Vuori

CHILDREN
Aada
Elvi
Emmi
Enni-Amilda
Jose
Lilja
Riku
Tuuli
Usva
Vili
Vilja
Viljami
Voitto

DOG
Nano

HORSE
Tuohivirsu

ROOSTER
Reino

OWNER OF THE DOG
Jose

OWNER OF THE HORSE
Tanja Lundsten

COACHMAN OF THE HORSE DRAWN HAYRACK
Teija Ranin

OWNERS OF THE CHICKENS AND THE ROOSTERS
Eija Keski-Korpela & Hannu Roos

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