Good to know

Savonian dialects form the biggest dialectal group in Finland.
Author Minna Canth was born in Kuopio.

Celebrities from Kuopio:
Former Miss Finland Karita Tuomola
Center party politician Seppo Kääriäinen


Dialectal cartoons:
Luaksolaesten lempi and Opeliksin orjalaeva (Asterix)
Voe tokkiisa, Aku! (Aku Ankka = Donald Duck)

Dialectal books:
Kalevala in Savonian dialect

Dialectal words:
särvin = the stuffings on top of a sandwich

People from Savo are considered cunning because it is sometimes difficult to understand them.
Savonian people are also considered good story tellers.