Värttinä nominated for Emma Gaala 2013

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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 they have only selected the candidates, from which a board of music critics has selected the winners. The selection criteria include interesting musical merit, musical and commercial success in the recording industry, and the artist’s popularity measured in different ways. The other nominated are: Maria Kalaniemi and Timo Alakotila (Åkerö), Ulla Pirttijärvi & Ulda (Ulda) and Alamaailman Vasarat (Valta). The jury in Ethnoalbumi category are: Päivi Ylönen-Pennant from Finnish Folk Music Association, Tove Djupsjöbacka and Ole Holmberg from YLE television.

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2 thoughts on “Värttinä nominated for Emma Gaala 2013

  1. To be exactly in the news, we have to announce that “Utu” is nominated for the best ethno album (Ethnoalbumi) category in the year 2012!. And the winner will be honoured at the Emma galaa in 2013.

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