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Vuosttaš álbmogat -klubba: Ailu Valle & DJ Uyarakq

Sörnäisten rantatie 22 / Kaasutehtaankatu 1, 00540 Helsinki
Tiivistämö

Baltic Circle Festival's opening club features Sami rap artist Ailu Valle performing together with Greenlandic DJ Uyarakq.

Baltic Circle Festival's opening club features Sami rap artist Ailu Valle performing together with Greenlandic DJ Uyarakq.

Ailu Valle is a rap artist from Anár, Finnish side of Sápmi, who raps in Northern Sámi, Finnish and English. He has released three solo albums in Northern Sámi, "Dušši dušše duššat" (2012), "7" (2015) and "Viidon sieiddit" (2019). Valle won the Finnish State Culture Prize in 2019, granted by Taike and the Best Songwriter/ Composer prize of the year, granted by Sámi Music Awards and TONO Norway in 2020.

Aqqalu Berthelsen, also known as Uyarakq, is a self-taught music producer, composer and DJ born in Nuuk, Greenland. Berthelsen, who has his background in metal music, is currently working in the Indigenous circumpolar hip hop and rap scene with a foot in two continents, the North American arctic and the European arctic. Berthelsen won a Greenlandic Koda Award in 2015 for his solo album Raatiu Nukik (2014) and got nominated for Nordic Councils Music Prize in 2016 for the collaborative work Kunngiitsuuffik (2015) alongside the Greenlandic rapper Peand-eL. He is now living in Inari, Northern Finland/Sápmi. 

Vuosttaš álbmogat -klubba is a club focusing on new indigenous music hosted by Baltic Circle Festival since 2017. 

Tiivistämö

19.11.2021 21.00-03.00

at 21.00 doors open, covid pass check

22.00–24.00 gig

24.00–02.30 DJ

03.00 Doors close

Free entry

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