Modern interpretation of Sámi yoik combined with delicate folk music

Womex 2016: meet Anna and the representatives Riitta & Sirpa at the Finnish stand 1.71-1.74 at the level1

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Ánnámáret Ensemble has irresistible sound of their own. The band combines Sámi singing tradition with acoustic folk music adding some spices from melodic pop and classical music to it. The finishing touch comes from the delicate electric programming and the result is a modern mixture of different kind of worlds: ensembles music sounds fresh and classy at the same time. Ánnámáret Ensemble’s musicians are internationally recognized Finnish folk musicians and the solo vocalist Anna Näkkäläjärvi-Länsman represents the new generation of Sámi musicians. Anna Näkkäläjärvi-Länsman is also the composer and lyricist of the ensemble´s songs.

Anna Näkkäläjärvi-Länsman, vocals and clarinet / Johanna Juhola, accordeon / Janne Lappalainen, buzuki, guitar, saxophone / Sami Kurppa, keyboards / Ilkka Heinonen,contrabass


Indigenous Sámi music with a modern touch from the northernmost Europe.

Vocals & Clarinet

Anna Näkkäläjärvi-Länsman
+358 40 540 5984


Womex 2016 representatives:
Riitta Huttunen,, +358 50 355 1036
Sirpa Lahti,, +358 40 7384 736