Maija Kauhanen (Finland)

MaijaKauhanenFinland
Alternative Folk / Contemporary World Music
A powerfully expressive voice, deep-rooted kantele and inventive percussion: fleet-fingered virtuoso and one-woman orchestra Maija Kauhanen specializes in Finnish kantele and weaving together polyrhythms and beats she creates unique soundscapes and compelling grooves.

Maija’s first album Raivopyörä (2017) has received great reviews internationally. In 2017 Maija Kauhanen performed at the World Music Expo WOMEX and since she has toured in China, Japan, America, Scandinavia, South Korea and Central Europe. In Finland she has won numerous prizes including the prestigious Emma Award for the best ethno album of the year.

May 17, 2019 8:40 pm Friday @ HWB Cymraeg
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