Sata-Häme Soi, Ikaalinen 2009:
Sata-Häme Soi - Accordion festival in Ikaalinen
23. - 28. June 2009
|Endoreable Sara Niittyviita - here playing outdoors and she got some money in her hat as well.
|Sara's little sister also wanted to try to be a street musician, but her mother is safe by her side while carefully watching how her bigger sister was doing.
|Saturday 27. June the children had their very own mini festival with free admission. Children were thougt of in several different ways at Sata-Häme Soi Festival. All children attending comprehensive school in Ikaalinen were invited to the final rehearsel of Primus Ikaalinen. Children were given extra discount on tickets for those concerts that were broadcasted on television.
|No doubt that children love music. All children born in Ikaalinen in 2002 were VIP guests at Sata-Häme Soi Festival.
|Marjo Suominen og Eero Nissinen did not really jump up and down the stay warm in +30 C...........
|Finland's Pippi-version with accordion
|...which should mean something like the Junior orchestra from the town Kokkolan.
|Nokia accordion orchestra
|Dobrek Bistro - the Polish/Austrian quartet (Photo: press)
|Buzor Nenic Trio - Buzor Nenic (accordion), Nam Tuan Nguyen (piano) og Robert Pettersson (bass) had a concert in Oma Tupa Saturday 27. June
|Buzor Nenic is from Serbia and their repertoir at the concert was both music from the Balcan, musette waltzes and music by R. Galliano
|They had a suprise for the audience and played a couple of tunes together with Katariina Ahjoniemi (the winner of The Gold Accordion)
|Albotanka - 12 musicians from Moldova. Here a mini concert outside the Ikaalinen Hall before the Primus Ikaalinen started.
|Albotanka - in the Festival park
|Lena Sundeqvist Rist-Larsen and Jörgen Sundeqvist were the first performers at the closing concert in the Festival park Sunday afternoon. Music by the Norwegian composer Grieg...
|...and Czardas by Monti both made their way to the audience.