Sari Kauranen, Anita Lehtola, Timo Väänänen, Hanni-Mari Turunen

Members of Loituma: Anita Lehtola, Sanna Kurki-Suonio, Sari Kauranen, Tellu Paulasto, Timo Väänänen (2)

Discography of Loituma:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Things Of Beauty 10 Audio 2006-05-21 NorthSide

Loituma is a young quartet who combine the Finnish vocal tradition with the exquisite sounds of the kantele (Finnish harp). At ease with four-part unaccompanied vocals as well as four-part kantele instrumentals, Loituma were selected Band of the Year at the 1997 Kaustinen Folkmusic Festival.

The original lineup included singers Sanna Kurki-Suonio and Tellu Paulasto, who later left for Sweden to join Hedningarna. Anita Lehtola is now a member of Hedningarna, as well.

Loituma are:

Sari Kauranen - kanteles, singing

Anita Lehtola - singing, 5-string kantele

Timo Väänänen - kanteles, singing

Hanni-Mari Turunen - singing, fiddle, 5-string kantele, alto recorder, double bass, Lapin drum.

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