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
New album, Utu, is reviewed in the latest edition of Songlines magazine - 'Top of the World'! The accompanying cd also features the song 'Tuuterin tyttäret' from Utu. Check it out! http://www.songlines.co.uk/topoftheworld/top-of-the-world.php Songlines - Top of the World - world music new releases http://www.songlines.co.uk World music magazine covering the world's most exciting music from traditional… Continue reading Another success for Värttinä!
Hello! We've some news and updates. Firstly the new UTU album is No.1 on the European World Music Chart. Secondly band played brilliant concert on 26th April Jazz Festival in Espoo at the end of the month. Another news is that two of Värttinä's albums was nominated to The Best of Finnish Folk CD's Collection in Kantelar -… Continue reading UTU album is No.1