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Värttinä combines traditional Finnish folk music with smatterings of other genres such as jazz. They saw their beginning as a young Finnish folk music ensemble in 1983, by founding members Sari and Mari Kaasinen in the Karelian village of Rääkkylä. Many transformations have taken place in the band since then. Värttinä shot into fame with the release of their 1991 album Oi Dai.
Since then their style has become increasingly…

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  • Vihma on levyistä kirkkaasti parhain!
  • And it was just magnificent!
  • Czech Republic concert soon, YES!
  • Why is their first album so expensive to buy?
  • Binky rules!
  • отлично!
  • Värttinä will be performing on 30 October 2013 at Kings Place, in London, as part of LIFEM: London International Festival of Exploratory Music. This 30th anniversary gig promises to deliver a complete review of their stylistic musical journey from 1983 to the present day. DO NOT MISS IT!!!! Tickets are going fast!!! More information at LIFEM dot ORG dot UK. DO NOT MISS IT !!!!!!! http://www.last.fm/festival/3708996+LIFEM:+London+International+Festival+of+Exploratory+Music
  • I got the album Miero as part of a subscription package to Songlines,maybe two years ago,played it but turned it off it did nothing for me .....but now am into it and can't turn it off,don't know much about the band but this album is a good un.
  • I just started listening to Utu and absolutely love it! Wow! So many excellent tracks... What a treat it would be to hear them perform the songs live *_*!
  • Очень даже не дурно.

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