Concerts, Photos, Videos

“Lemmennosto” and more photos from WOMEX Award Show

Here you get a video from WOMEX, old song "Lemmennosto" live: And here more photos from Award Show by Yannis Psathas: Whole gallery here: http://womex.littleplanet.gr/#/album/6425fk

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Concerts, Interview, Music, News, Others

Värttinä celebrate WOMEX Artist Awards in Greece

The most significant prize of the world music was divided on Sunday for the very first time to a Nordic band, Finnish Värttinä. Band is proud of its Womex Artist Award prize. On scale 1 –5 of the achievements of the band WOMEX prize is "definitely three" said Mari Kaasinen, founder member of the group. Important milestones have been… Continue reading Värttinä celebrate WOMEX Artist Awards in Greece

News

Johanna Hytti (Virtanen) was discharged from the band

Värttinä will play concert this Sunday during WOMEX exhibition in Thessaloniki, Greece and this will be the last gig for singer Johanna Hytti (Virtanen). According to the Finnish Anna magazine, Hytti informed that the majority of the band members decided to remove her from the Värttinä. She notified about it, late Summer this year, on… Continue reading Johanna Hytti (Virtanen) was discharged from the band

Others

Värttinä Donates WOMEX Award Contribution to UNICEF Haiti

Along with their WOMEX Artist Award, Värttinä will be given money to put into a project of their own choice. This is why Värttinä will be using it to support UNICEF Haiti. In 2010, in the wake of the unprecedented earthquake, the world came together in solidarity with Haitian children and families to mount an unprecedented response.… Continue reading Värttinä Donates WOMEX Award Contribution to UNICEF Haiti