The South Ostrobothnian Spelit folk music event will be held at the premises of South Ostrobothnia and in its natural surroundings at Ilmajoki. The event includes more than 20 concerts of folk music, dance and singing, dozens of piano concerts and performances, SM races for harmonica and mandolin players, 1 and 2-line chords for Speli. The South and South American Folk and Dance Festival was founded in the early 1970s as a continuation of the South Ostrobothnian Singing and Playing Celebrations based on the rich folk tradition of the region. The first Games were held in 1972 in Kauhajoki. For over 40 years, the event has established itself as one of our country's cultural events. The event took place on the former river in 1973, 2013 and 2014.
The circulating event has created a new culture in the province and in our country on the basis of more than four hundred years of folk music tradition. Among the games the generator is born. fifteen different guides, large programs and separate regional and local music projects. Over the years, the event has brought young performers, gaming groups, folk dance groups and folk songs to the public and has given the opportunity to thousands of enthusiasts and, more recently, increasingly to music professionals. Also in history, many artists have drawn from the rich southern-bottomed folk music tradition. His inspiration for it has been, among others. Composers: Toivo Kuula, Leevi Madetoja, Heikki Klemetti, Eino-Juhani Rautavaara and Jorma Panula.