Vellamo: Finnish folk duo: ‘Towards the Sunrise 2017’ tour.


Thursday, 26 January 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Vellamo is a Finnish folk duo consisting of the performing and songwriting team of Pia Leinonen and Joni Tiala will be performing at Blind Foundation Awhina House.

On their second visit to New Zealand they’ll be touring three weeks in January on both South and North Islands as a part of their “Towards the Sunrise 2017” –tour.

Based in Kokkola, on the western coast of Finland, Vellamo combines the rich tradition of Finnish folksong with an appealing “retro” sensibility, creating a modern folk music  experience.

All clients and friends/ family are welcome. Please bring a gold coin donation. Coffee and tea will be provided.

Check out the Vellamo website for more details.

For more information on this event, or if you want to attend, please email Geraldine Lewis or phone her on 09 355 6926.

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Awhina Recreation Centre, Blind Foundation
4 Manusell Rd