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Geažehis áhpi / Endless Sea LIVE @ G-Livelab in Tampere, Finland, 11th of September, 2021

Hušša sisa / Into the Racket LIVE @ Ijahis Idja Festival in Inari, Finland, 15th of August, 2020

Diamántadulvvit / Floods of Diamonds LIVE @ Ijahis idja Festival in Inari, Finland 15th of August, 2020.

Gájanas, in English Echo, comes from the top of Finland, Inari-Utsjoki and plays Northern Sámi ethno-progressive music. Members of the band are Hildá Länsman, Nicholas Francett, Kevin Francett and Erkki Feodoroff. Gájanas was the band of the year by the famous folk music festival Kaustinen 2017 and they won second prize at Sámi Grand Prix song contest 2016 in Norway.

Echoes of Sámi tradition encounter 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.


Album Čihkkojuvvon: The Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards 2021, Canada:
The International Indigenous Artist-group Recording of the Year

Album Čihkkojuvvon has entered the World Music Charts 2021:
Transglobal World Music Chart: February #32, March #14
World Music Charts Europe: March #20, April #11

Debut album Čihkkojuvvon / Hidden out on Sámi National Day 6th of February, 2021.

Order Čihkkojuvvon / Hidden here!

Listen to Čihkkojuvvon on Spotify

Digital single Diamántadulvvit / Floods of Diamonds out 13th of November, 2020.

Hildá Länsman, vocals, joiks and frame drum
Nicholas Francett, guitar, cello and vocals
Kevin Francett, drums
Erkki Feodoroff, bass