PRESS downloadable press photos Vilma Jää Humalahullu cover by Ida Lindgren Vilma Jää kyykky by Ida Lindgren Vilma Jää Jäinen neiti cover by Mikko Malmivaara Vilma Jää Ice Eyes by Mikko Malmivaara Vilma Jää on the Floor by Mikko Malmivaara Vilma Jää Syntymistään sureva cover by Mikko Malmivaara Vilma Jää Flow by Mikko Malmivaara Vilma Jää Saatanan saalistaja cover by Mikko Malmivaara Vilma Jää Sunset by Mikko Malmivaara Vilma Jää Big Cowbells by Mikko Malmivaara Vilma Jää Lights by Mikko Malmivaara Vilma Jää Field by Mary Em (ask for photo without watermark) Vilma Jää Shine by Lukas Kristo Vilma Jää Fire by Jari Flinck Website bio 1Ethno pop artist Vilma Jää combines centuries old stories with electronic music. Vilma Jää’s music shifts between acoustic and electronic sounds, combining instruments typical of folk music such as kantele, harmonium and fiddle with synthetic beats as Finno-Ugric tradition flirts with pop aesthetics. In her editorialized feminist music Vilma Jää approaches current topics through history revealing how miserably little the world has changed especially with issues regarding women’s rights. Vilma Jää is a singer, composer, fiddler and researcher who works in the fields of folk music, pop music and opera and holds a Master of Music. Jää’s folk singing role in Kaija Saariaho’s opera received international acclaim after its premiere in July 2021. Vilma Jää has introduced Finno-Ugric traditional folk music to hundreds of thousands of Finns with her ethno pop fusion. Jää has released four singles. Her debut Saatanan saalistaja, third single Jäinen neiti and the latest Humalahullu have been added to major radio playlists. Saatanan saalistaja was chosen on a list of 100 best songs in the world in Finland's leading newspaper Helsingin sanomat in January 2022. Vilma Jää was chosen on music media YleX's list of artists they predict will make their break-through in 2023. bio 2Vilma Jää is a singer, composer and fiddler who sings on gloomy topics such as anger, grief and revenge. Jää combines Finno-Ugric folk tradition, electronic music and pop in her music. Traditional acoustic instruments from kantele to hurdy-gurdy blend into synthetically produced beats, with the Finno-Ugric singing tradition flirting with pop aesthetics. Vilma Jää rose to international fame after the award-winning composer Kaija Saariaho chose her for a prominent role in the opera Innocence. With her own debut single released November 2021, Saatanan saalistaja, Jää quickly became one of the most exciting new artists in Finland. bio 3Vilma Jää’s music shifts between acoustic and electronic sounds, combining instruments typical of folk music with synthetic beats as Finno-Ugric singing tradition flirts with pop aesthetics. Vilma creates her solo music together with producer-composer Mikko Renfors and performs with Mimi Kantola (live electronics). She has released four singles: Saatanan saalistaja, Syntymistään sureva, Jäinen neiti and Humalahullu.