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At 30, Värttinä is alive and kicking

Finland’s most successful folk music group, Värttinä, kicks off its 30th anniversary tour in Hämeenlinna on 5th April. Founded as a children’s choir in the North Karelian town of Rääkkylä by the Kaasinen sisters and their mother, it has evolved over the decades into a high-powered worldbeat band that regularly tours the globe. Over the years,… Continue reading At 30, Värttinä is alive and kicking