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Kajsa Balto Band (NOR)

Kajsa Balto Band

Kajsa Balto Band (NOR)In Sámi artist Kajsa Balto’s musical explorations old, old indigenous traditions meet the present. Born in 1988, she grew up in Oslo. This distance and perspective helped shape her appreciation of joik or yoik, the Sámi vocal tradition as well as environmental sensitivities. She, and her yoiks and other Northern Sámi forms rank as prominent in the rebirth and renewal of Sápmi culture and identity. Tanz&FolkFest Rudolstadt first featured Sámi music in 1992. In 2022 the Kajsa Balto Band is following in the footsteps of Mari Boine and Inga Juuso…