Anna Näkkäläjärvi-Länsman

artist/composer

biography

Ánnámáret is a Sámi musician Anna Näkkäläjärvi-Länsman from Utsjoki, Sápmi. Ánnámáret is singer, songwriter and clarinetist and she also teaches music. Her music is inspired by the life and the nature in Sápmi, northernmost Europe.

Ánnámáret Ensemble has irresistible sound of their own. The band combines Sámi singing tradition with acoustic folk music adding some spices from melodic pop and classical music to it. The finishing touch comes from the delicate electric programming and the result is a modern mixture of different kind of worlds: ensembles music sounds fresh and classy at the same time. Ánnámáret Ensemble’s musicians are internationally recognized Finnish folk musicians and the solo vocalist Anna Näkkäläjärvi-Länsman represents the new generation of Sámi musicians. Anna Näkkäläjärvi-Länsman is also the composer and lyricist of the ensemble´s songs.

participating in

  • WOMEX 2016

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