Kiureli Sammallahti is a Finnish musician who has developed his own genre of Finnish Bhangra fusing Punjabi music to Finnish lyrics with his band Shava. Kiureli has studied Hindustani vocals with eminent masters in India. He has also performed Bulleh Shah Kafi with the Finnish group Qawwali Brothers.
Tuomas Kantelinen is a Finnish composer. He studied composition at the Sibelius Academy with Eero Hämeenniemi. He is best known for his scores for films such as Rukajärven tie, Äideistä parhain, Mindhunters and Mongol. He has also composed the opera Paavo the Great. Great Race. Great Dream, chamber music and orchestral works as well as music for television shows and commercials.
Ustad Kamal Sabri represents the seventh generation of a 400-year-old illustrious family of sarangi exponents the Sainia Gharana of Moradabad. Ustad Sabri has been reinventing the art of sarangi-playing for many years while maintaining the rich legacy of his Gharana.
Singer Gulfam Sabri belongs to a distinguished lineage of traditional musicians and represents the 7th generation of the Sainia Gharana of Rampur-Moradabad. He is the youngest sibling of the great Sarangi maestro Ustad Sabri Khan, who is a recipient of the Padma-bhushan award.
The name “Pandit Vidyadhar Vyas” is synonymous with excellence in the world of Hindustani Classical Music. The President of India honoured Pt. Vyas’s mastery in the realms of performance, composing, administration, teaching, and scholarship by presenting him the Sangeet Natak Akademi (National) Award for Hindustani Vocal Music for the year 2007. That year also marked a unique transition, when Pt. Vyas moved from Hindustani music’s highest academic position as Vice Chancellor of the Bhatkhande Music Institute (Deemed University) at Lucknow, to become Executive Director of the foremost Hindustani music conservatory, the ITC Sangeet Research Academy at Kolkata.
Ticket price: 10€ + 1.50€ Service charges.
Kids below 8 years not allowed
Finlandia-hall seating map
India day Team and Embassy of India proudly presents India@75 concert.
This is the first ever Indian concert being organized at the prestigious Finlandia Talo in collaboration with Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR).
This is an exclusive concert bringing together well known artists from Finland and India, including Kiureli Sammallahti and Tuomas Kantelinen performing fusion music inspired from India. India@75 concert is a celebration of India’s 75 years of independence .