Episode 2: Lampinsaari

Lampinsaari is an old mine village. The zinc mine opened up in the early 1950's and was the biggest one in Europe. Forty years later, in 1992, the mine was closed. The following years, people started to leave the village. Resulting in a half abandoned village with lots of history. 
Read more: Kaivoshovi - when the parties and laughter turned into silence

Kaivoshovi is an old community center at the edge of an old mine village, Lampinsaari. The building is an important part of the village’s history. It was once a place filled with dance, laughter and all kinds of entertainment. Now the place is a shadow of itself – if even that.