Joik, Pop, Traditional
Solju

Biography

SOLJU - Ulla Pirttijärvi-Länsman and her daughter Hildá Länsman are Sámi musicians from Utsjoki, Lapland, which is the northernmost municipality in Finland. They combine their heritage of northern Sámi language and traditional chant, known as joik, with a desire for new and innovative music, providing a dialogue of traditional and modern Sámi culture. They're proud of their Indigenous roots and want to show it to the world!Sámi culture and identity lie at the heart of the music, reflecting mythology and aspects of the traditional lifestyles of their homeland, taking the listener to the far north of Europe: Sápmi. Their soundscape ranges from the expansive wilderness of the tundra to the most intimate lávvu fireplace.How do this dainty duo describe themselves in five words? Vivacious, colourful, earthy, ethereal, and genuine.

Infos

Name
Solju
Genre
Joik
Pop
Traditional
Nation / Territory
Sami
Community
Teno River Area
Languages
Sámi

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