Mon 10.4.2023 at 19 Teija Niku solo, Timo Alakotila & Petri Hakala: Mandolin Concerto    

JuuriJuhla-RotFest’s opening concert. Teija Niku is an accordionist whose special skills are Nordic and Balkan folk music. Niku has been characterized as a composer with a great sense of melody and an inventive arranger, whose singing and unpretentious playing style rises above technical performance. Composer, pianist Timo Alakotila’s mandolin concerto for mandolinist Petri Hakala was […]

To 13.4.2023 at 7 p.m.Frigg, Maija Kauhanen solo 

Founded in 2000, Frigg is one of Finland’s best-known folk music bands in its home country and around the world. The hypnotic combination of the violin sound, which has already become a concept, and the irresistibly pounding ringing of strings and the pulse of the double bass is unique. Frigg’s musicians: Petri Prauda, ​​Alina Järvelä, […]

Fre 14.4. at 7 pm Sväng, Celenka 

Sväng has set new standards for harmonica music both with its repertoire and with his peculiar use of instruments. An international career of around 18 years has fascinated both audience and harmonica professionals around the world. The band’s own compositions are convincing with his dexterity and entertainment. Sväng has shown that this the outwardly modest […]

Sat 15.4.2023 at 7 p.m. JuuriJuhla-RotFest closing conert: Muzsikás & jam (HU)

Among the representatives of Hungary’s rich folk music tradition, Muzsikás is perhaps the most legendary, internationally known and recognized band, celebrating a five-decade-long unique experience in “their favorite country, Finland”, as the band’s double bassist Dániel Hamar puts it. The band, founded in 1973, offers a memorable climax to the festival in Sello Hall, which […]

6.6. at 6 pm JuuriJuhla-RotFest: Suden Aika – Live stream consert

JuuriJuhla-RotFest’s live streaming concerts will continue with the Suden Aika concert on June 6. at 6 pm.  The concerts will be broadcast on the JuuriJuhla-RotFest Facebook page: Suden Aika is a vocal ensemble whose unique sound is created by a combination of four strong and different female voices. Suden Aika is the bearer of […]

19.6.2020 at 18 JuuriJuhla: Maria Kalaniemi & Marianne Maans – Midsummer moods -livestream

Midsummer moods The duo’s concert offers its aucience traditional Finnish summer atmosphere. Beautiful, uprising and emotional evergreens, instrumentals and songs performed in unique interpretations with accordion, fiddle and vocals. Maria Kalaniemi and Marianne Maans met at the Sibelius Academy Folk Music Department in 1987 and have been friends ever since, also playing together in the […]

26.9. at 13-15.30 JuuriJuhla-RotFest: Pilpatus

Ison Omena library’s Stage and Livestream! 13.00 Vantaan pelimannit (dir. Raimo Nummela)13.30 Patrik Weckman14.15 Jussi Tarkkanen Combo (Timoa Alakotila, Maria Kalaniemi, Jonna Lankinen, Jussi Tarkkanen)14.45 Teho. (Tero Hyväluoma & Esko Järvelä)  Free entry.Remember the safety intervals. Just come healthy!The event will be streamed live. It can be seen on the JuuriJuhla-RotFest Facebook-page: Organizers: JuuriJuhla-RotFest, Espoon […]