Sata-Häme Soi 2023
2023 will see Ikaalinen once again bustling with melodies, events, and atmosphere—as the Sata-Häme Soi festival fills the streets with accordion music. The festival events are the highlight of the summer for the whole family and include the Gold and Silver Accordion competitions and folk music contest.
The Accordion: A LOVE lETTER
Sata-Häme Soi, Ikaalinen's accordion festival, is a love letter to the instrument. We bring you music from classical to evergreen, from tango to folk and rock.
At Sata-Häme Soi, international performers meet Finnish musicians. Our accordion festival has something for everyone to see, hear, and experience.
SATURDAY JULY 1, 19:00 at OMA TUPA HALL
A line-up that combines roots music, Argentine tango and jazz with a fantastic swing—all of which is worth experiencing live.
FRIDAY JUNE 30, 18.00 AT OMA TUPA HALL
Wartime songs and stories performed by a skilful accordion ensemble dressed in the spirit of the times, led by Elina Ukkonen. The singer and reader is Tuija Saura from Perinello, and the winner of the Golden Harmonica, Elias Ukkonen, also joins the group.
SUSANNA LEPPÄNEN & VALLITSEVA TILANNE
FRIDAY JUNE 30, 19.45 AT OMA TUPA HALL
The group that received the 2022 folk music album of the year award brings a touch of the magic of world and folk music to the festival. Beautiful, poetic playing takes the listeners on a meditative journey into the dark waters of the soul. World music collides with jazz and classical for this duo, with the accordion centre stage.
JARI KOKKINEN & RITMOS QUANTES
SATURDAY JULY 1, 20:45 at OMA TUPA HALL
Brazilian atmosphere moving between fiery and flowing, over bossa nova, choro, samba and forro rhythms.