Musopia makes FourChords easy with Yamaha

March 1, 2018

Finnish music software development studio Musopia has partnered with Yamaha Guitars to include its FourChords mobile app in Yamaha’s GigMaker beginners package.

Kaija Saariaho awarded for “extraordinary” musical contribution

February 22, 2018

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho has received the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Contemporary Music category.

Alma chases highs at MTV Europe Music Awards

November 15, 2017

Finland’s hottest international pop star Alma was one of the Worldwide Act winners, and she also won the title of the Best Finnish Act of the year.

Finnish band Naryan signs global distribution deal

September 20, 2017

Progressive rock band Naryan, hailing from Tampere, has been signed by the independent Irish rock label Progressive Gears (PRG).

Alma’s Chasing Highs is top stuff in UK

July 25, 2017

Alma is gaining momentum: now, the UK’s largest radio channel BBC Radio One has chosen Chasing Highs by Finnish pop singer Alma for its A List.

Tampere Jazz Happening awarded for adventure

April 25, 2017

Finnish jazz festival Tampere Jazz Happening is the winner of the 6th EJN Award for Adventurous Programming by the Europe Jazz Network (EJN).

Flow Festival named one of Europe’s best

April 4, 2017

The Guardian has listed Helsinki’s annual Flow Festival as one of the best music festivals in Europe.

Santtu-Matias Rouvali to conduct Philharmonia

March 30, 2017

Britain’s Philharmonia Orchestra has appointed Santtu-Matias Rouvali as a principal guest conductor for the 2017/18 season.

Finnish music app pockets prize in New York

February 14, 2017

The MusiClock app was awarded the main prize in the Express category at the Interaction Awards in New York last week.

Finnish composer scores high at Henri Dutilleux

January 27, 2017

The Finnish composer Hannu Pohjannoro has been awarded at the eighth International Henri Dutilleux Composition Competition for his work ‘images, hommages.’

Finnish Alma on Shazam Watch List for 2017

December 22, 2016

Shazam, one of the world’s most popular mobile apps, predicts that the singer will make headlines in the coming year.