Hurja Halla announced as Tallinn Music Week 2023 official showcase artist
”Dedicated to the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, the Fenno-Ugria night reveals the charm of the musical heritage of Finno-Ugric peoples. Rooted in tradition, these musicians create connections between the past and the present through vivid rhythms and captivating improvisations. The night showcases internationally acclaimed Estonian artists like singer-songwriter @marikalkun and zither stylists @duoruut, as…
Hurja Halla has been chosen to play as a showcase band in Kaustinen Folk Music Festival 2023
“A distinctive contemporary folk music band from Joensuu, whose unprejudiced music is inspired by the nature and myths of the north. The band’s repertoire consists of original songs with moods ranging from wistful to trance-like, and ethnic wind instruments, cello, percussion and the sound of the human voice take the listener on a journey to…
Hurja Halla’s Riitti music awarded as best music video in Japan and in South Korea
Riitti music video (dir. Liisa Haapanen) is awarded as best music video in two music film festivals: Japan International Film Festival and Seoul Internation Short Film Festival. Hurja Halla is super honored! Congratulations to director & musician Liisa Haapanen, actress Heli Lyytikäinen, cinematographer Saara Karttunen and musician Janne Ojajärvi!