finland, Music, News, Others

Värttinä nominated for Emma Gaala 2013

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

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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

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

Concerts, Music, News

Värttinä won WOMEX 12 Artist Award

Firstly the most important news, Värttinä is the winner of the WOMEX 12 Artist Award. They will perform on Sunday morning, 21 October 2012, during the WOMEX Award Ceremony accompanied by a WOMEX Networking Breakfast, both open to WOMEX delegates only. WOMEX is important international professional market of world music of every kind. This international… Continue reading Värttinä won WOMEX 12 Artist Award