Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Fairy Light: Elin Kåven and "Váimmu Čuovga"

Today's random tune is by Elin Kåven, "The Arctic Fairy." Elin Kåven is a Sami recording artist, dancer and interior designer who lives in Norway. She started her music career in 2009, participating in a Sami music contest with a song of her own composition. She released her debut album that December. She is considered one of the pioneers of tribal fusion dance in Norway - she runs a tribal fusion and bellydance school in Oslo and has traveled around Europe teaching these dance styles. She has released three albums. This song, Váimmu Čuovga (Heartlight), can be found on her 2012 CD Maizan - Thaw.