GÁJANAS or "ECHO" is a band that plays Northern Sámi ethno-progressive music. The group comes from the top of Finland, Inari-Utsjoki area. Echoes of Sámi tradition encounter the present moment and form a colourful combination in the music of Gájanas. One can also hear a dialog between the traditional and modern Sámi music. In addition it emphasizes the strong nature connection of the Sámi people. Different genres combine and create something new and unique.
WINNER - Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards 2021, Canada - The International Indigenous Artist-group Recording of the Year
Second prize at the Sámi Grand Prix song contest 2016, Norway
Band of the year by the folk music festival Kaustinen 2017, Finland