“Alku”, the opening track from Tuuletar’s debut album “tules maas vedes taivaal” has been sold for the use of one of the most popular tv-series in the whole world, HBO’s Game of Thrones. The song will be heard in the season 7 DVD and Blue-Ray commercial, which will be broadcasted worldwide. The deal was made together with Finnish record label Bafe’s Factory and ThinkSync Music from London.
Nomination in the Finnish Ethnogala!
Tuuletar has been nominated in the category of “Folk Music Songwriter of the Year” (awarded by Elvis – The Finnish Society of Composers and Lyricists) in the Finnish Ethnogala! Other nominated artists on the same category are amazing Anne-Mari Hakamäki and Pekko Käppi K:H:H:L. Ethnogala is taking place at Tavastia Club, Helsinki on the 7th November 2017.
(read more: https://kansanmusiikki.fi/ethnogala)
RARB reviewed the new single “Uho”!
Great news! Acknowledged RARB (The Recorded A Cappella Review Board) reviewed the new single “Uho” and gave it 4/5! Read the review here: REVIEWS
Tuuletar touring in Germany
Tuuletar is currently touring in Germany. The tour is organized by Deutsche-Finnische Gesellschaft and it contains 11 concerts and one full day workshop, all in different cities and venues. The tour also includes three major festival concerts in Bremen Jazzahead!, Hannover A Cappella Woche and Greifswald Nordischer Klang. The tour is part of Finland 100 -project year that refers to Finland celebrating 100 years of independence.
Tuuletar won an Emma-price at Finnish Music Awards (The Best Ethno Album 2016)
Tuuletar has won a prestigious Emma Award at the Finnish Music Awards for their debut album “Tules Maas Vedes Taivaal” (Bafe’s Factory). The album won in the “Ethno”-category, that celebrates best folk and world music releases. Emma-gala is the biggest annual award show in the Finnish music business.
Tuuletar, SAURA Booking Agency and Bafe’s Factory.
Tuuletar Etno-Emma nomination (best ethno album of the year – Finnish Grammy) 2016
Read more here (in Finnish)!
Tuuletar at Nordic Showcase 2017
Read more here.
Tuuletar touring with Finnish pop artist Pete Parkkonen
Tuuletar will be doing a special Christmas tour in collaboration with a well-known Finnish pop singer Pete Parkkonen. The tour is organised by Warner Music and will be featuring 4 concerts in total. The concerts will be in Ylivieska, Pyhäjärvi, Sievi and Pihtipudas in between the 14th and 19th of December. The tickets for the concerts can be purchased via lippu.fi
Pete Parkkonen & Tuuletar – Kaunis joulu (Beautiful Christmas)
Tuuletar’s new website in Japan
Check out Tuuletar’s new website in Japan: www.plankton.co.jp/tuuletar
Tuuletar receives raging reviews from USA
Tuuletar and their debut album “Tules Maas Vedes Taivaal” (Bafe’s Factory) receives great reviews from The Recorded A Cappella Review Board (RARB) from USA. Reviewers Jonathan Minkoff, Catherine Lewis and Justus Schmidt all gave their roses for the album and the band for the originality, creativity, sound and energy.
“Tules Maas Vedes Taivaal is a golden opportunity for the world to finally enjoy Tuuletar’s rare and very original gifts.” – Jonathan Minkoff
Read the whole review here