In section MEDIA / VIDEOS / LIVE, you can watch now some songs from band's gig at Senat Square in Helsinki, Finland (June 13th 2013). Enjoy!
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!
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
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
New tour calendar was announced. Unfortunately two from only five gigs are still not confirmed. The list of concerts is very short, we have hope that this will be change. More about gigs on CONCERTS page. Farther we want to share information, that the new Värttinä album UTU is on 2nd place on the European World Music Chart. More updates on… Continue reading Tour dates
Watch now interview from 30.03.2012 with Johanna Hytti (Virtanen) in Studio 55 on MTV3 in two parties.