Siionin Virret

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Siionin virret ("Hymns of Zion") is a hymnbook of the Finnish Awakening religious revival movement (Herännäisyys). The hymnal is used in the traditional conventicle 'seurat' which is an informal religious gathering taking often place in homes. Hymns of Zion are also sung in the religious summer festival 'Herättäjäjuhlat' of the Awakening movement. In 2005 an addendum to the hymnal was published which contains 53 new and old hymns. With this addendum, the canon of the hymnbook contains 314 hymns.

The first edition of the book was published in 1790. The current edition dates to 1972.

External links[edit]

  • Siionin virret - Index, texts and melodies of the hymns on the Awakening website.