To all Värttinä fans all over the world: Hyvää joulua 2013 ja onnellista uutta vuotta 2014! Merry Christmas and a happy new year! Fröhliche Weihnachten und ein gutes neues Jahr! Joyeux Noël et une heureuse nouvelle année! С наступающим новым годом и Рождеством! Feliz Navidad y un feliz año nuevo! Wesołych Świąt i szczęśliwego nowego… Continue reading Hyvää joulua ja onnellista uutta vuotta!
Värttinä is introducing two new additions to its lineup: Karoliina Kantelinen, vocals, and Mikko Hassinen, drums & percussion. Karoliina is an old acquaintance of the band, having done several shows with Värttinä, as a substitute singer, already 10 years ago. Mikko Hassinen, one of the top Finnish jazz/world drummers, has been playing live with Värttinä since… Continue reading Two new members
Värttinä's latest album Utu has been nominated for Emma Gaala Awards 2013, for The best ethno album (Ethnoalbumi) category. The Emma Gaala is a Finnish music gala arranged yearly by Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland, awarding the most distinguished artists and music professionals of the year. It has been arranged since 1983. Until 1991, the winners were selected by representatives of ÄKT. From 1992 onward… Continue reading Värttinä nominated for Emma Gaala 2013
To all Värttinä fans all over the world: We will inform you that former Värttinä singer Johanna is now married to Antti Hytti. We wish them both all the best and a long lasting happy partnership! Johanna's now acting and building her future musical career as Johanna Hytti. Please note this with appreciation and goodwill.