Kalevala is a folk metal band from Russia (Moscow) that formed in 2007. The history of Kalevala begins in spring 2007, when Ksenia and Nikita left Nevid (Moscow pagan-metal) after having arguments with Nevid's frontman Lesiar. After that skillfull and experienced musicians were found and the group began to write new songs. The first demo was recorded in september 2007 and consisted of two songs "Pastushok" ("A cowboy") and "Goy, Olen!" ("Goy, Deer!").