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
We found some photos from ceremony of WOMEX 12 Artist Award, which took place in Thessaloniki, Greece on Sunday. First from the gig, pics by Jacob Crawfurd: Next photos by Eric van Nieuwland: And Värttinä from the backstage:
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
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
A few seconds - and the Värttinä hurricane blows up!
From the Oulu concert, September 1st, 2012 To all Värttinä fans all over the world: Have a good week - weekend's coming soon. Wish you a nice autumn time. Greetings, Otfried
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