The Bulgarian State Television Female Vocal Choir is an internationally renowned World Music ensemble that performs modern arrangements of traditional melodies. It is most recognized under their contribution to Marcel Cellier's Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares project. First created as the Bulgarian State Radio and Television Female Vocal Choir in Bulgaria in 1952 by Georgi Boyadjiev.
Singing beautiful and haunting acoustic harmonies, Perunika Trio’s sound is rooted in the forests and plains of southern Bulgaria. With songs traditional and nostalgic, they invoke an earlier age where singing and vocal harmony were held in the greatest esteem.
Catherine Howe is a female English singer-songwriter. She began a successful acting career in the late 1960s, though has since gained a cult following on the folk music scene ('one of the great unrecognised voices...' - Record Collector 2007) as one of the highest-regarded performers of her generation ('Catherine Howe was a Kate Bush before her time.
A folk quartet from Petroskoi, Karelia. The members are Eila Rinne, Vladimir Demin, Arto Rinne and Vladimir Demin. Sattuma have released three records: Folk Music From Karelia and Finland (2003), Kudelma (2005) and Palapeli (2007).
Maria Kalaniemi (accordion, voice), Anna-Kaisa Liedes (kanteles, voice), Liisa Matveinen (kanteles, voice), Anu Itäpelto (kanteles, voice) and Leena Joutsenlahti (winds, voice). Members of the Sibelius Academy of folk music.