The famous ballerina legend Anna Pavlova found love with a Swedish actorwhich is what brought her to Villa Sandviken. The dancer made her way here all the way from her tour in Stockholm just to be with her loved one. A local street vendor’s Russian-speaking son led the ballerina to Hietalahti Park where her beloved was performing for a summer theatre. However, Pavlovas feelings where not reciprocated and she tried to drown herself by the nearby beach. The local market vendors son was amused as he knew the water at the beach was shallow. Fortunately, Pavlova did not succeed in her attempt to drown herself and could continue pursuing her dancing career. She was yet to reach the top of her career!