The Gold And Silver Accordion Finalists Have Been Chosen

  GOLD AND SILVER ACCORDION FINALISTS CHOSEN | MAY 8 2022 The 2022 finalists of the Gold and Silver Accordions were chosen on the Accordion Cruise on Mother’s Day, May 8. The competition final will happen live in Ikaalinen on Friday, July 1. Saima Kairimo (Asikkala), Samuel Heikola (Pori), Sofia Sankari (Vihti), Kevin Niittyviita (Hollola), Joel Koivisto (Kokkola), Maija Liedes …

Sata-Häme Soi Is Fifty in 2022

  SATA HÄME SOI TURNS FIFTY IN 2022  | MAY 1 2022 The accordion has been part of Ikaalinen’s musical landscape since the late 19th century. Music has been an important part of both celebration and everyday life, with folk musicians important and respected guests at the festivities. In bygone days, weddings, in particular, were a multi-day celebration with music …