Open café – Free admission – Sello Hall foyer

Espoon Pelimannit – Esbo Spelmanslag is a light-hearted and presentable spelman orchestra from Espoo, whose groove and musicianship are known widely outside the capital area. The band is especially popular as the dance orchestra for a wide spectrum of events. The artistic direction and quality of the band are firmly held in the capable hands of Master of Music, Pekka Pentikäinen.

The soloist for Espoon pelimannit is Elina Sauri, a singer with 30+ years of experience from stages of all shapes and sizes.  Sauri is a diverse singer who aces schlager, swing and jazz ballads, dance music, Scandinavian singalongs, gospel alike, not to mention bossa nova in Portuguese!.