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Interview on mtv Finland – farewell concert at Seurasaari!

Good luck on your further musical and living roadsSusan and Johanna!

Suomea vuoden 2010 euroviisuissa edustanut duo julkaisee uuden levyn ja lopettaa samalla toimintansa.
Kuunkuiskaajat, representing Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, is releasing a new album and
stop at the same time with the band.
Susan Aho ja Johanna Hytti tekevät viimeisen keikkansa Kuunkuiskaajien riveissä juhannuksena Helsingin Seurasaaressa.
Susan Aho and Johanna Hytti making the Kuunkuiskaajat farewell concert at Midsummer at Seurasaari, Helsinki.
Euroviisuissa Suomea edustanut duo on julkaissut juuri uuden Revitty rakkaus -levyn, jonka he ovat kustantaneet pääosin itse.
Kuunkuiskaajat’s second album Revitty rakkaus (Torn love) is released April 29th now. It was provided for themselves mainly and by the support of the fans with a crowd funding campaign.

Here’s the link:

http://m.mtv.fi/viihde/musiikki/artikkeli/kuunkuiskaajat-lopettaa-uransa-terveys-alkoi-oireilla-euroviisuvuoden-jalkeen/5865690

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Kuunkuiskaajat – saying farewell to their fans!

Interview zum Abschied von Susan Aho und Johanna Hytti von ihrem Projekt Kuunkuiskaajat.
Farewell interview to Kuunkuiskaajat by Susan Aho and Johanna Hytti.
(in Finnish)
Euroviisuedustaja Kuunkuiskaajien yllätyspäätös: “Me lopetamme”
The link: http://m.iltalehti.fi/popstars/2016042621476129_ps.shtml
another link to radio interview: http://areena.yle.fi/1-3430821?autoplay=true

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Brandnew video of Kuunkuiskaajat

Kuunkuiskaajat released a new video with the song “Unelmaa” (dream). It is a song from new Kuunkuiskajat CD, which will be released in March 2016.
Here on this Kuunkuiskaajat Fan Club site you can watch and listen to the video via link media – videos – from Otfried’s YouTube collection.

Click to YouTube playing. Then scroll to number 86!
The link is: https://youtu.be/1C6o0XajNk8

To all Kuunkuiskaajat fans all over the world: Happy new year 2016 !

New year wishes

Onnellista uutta vuotta! A happy new year! Ein gutes neues Jahr! Une heureuse nouvelle année! С наступающим новым годом! Un feliz año nuevo! Szczęśliwego nowego roku!

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Statement on Kuunkuiskaajat – by great fan from Panama/Hungary Tara Wills !

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The “Moon-whisperers” or how I call them more often, the snow angels, cannot be left out from the list of the superwomen from Finland.

I have been very much fond of folk music from different places, Celtic folk has been well commercialized, but what about Finnish folk? Not that much. Their music helped me to get deeper into it. And it is worth much more attention. These ladies are real talent which can be heard from the first moment you find their work.

That is exactly what happened in my case. I heard them for the first time when I found their Eurovision song. It changed my life in a way I could not possibly imagine after listening to such a cheerful, happy and yet honest and realistic song such as Työlki ellää. It was catchy, addictive, and challenging to learn. But I knew the chords on the guitar, and I could not get the melody out of my head since I heard it. Almost like a conjure telling to do this song, learn it and sing it somewhere. So I did, I learned the words and made some cheapy video of me singing, put it online and… For the first time in my life, I was mentioned in a very popular Finnish tabloid. Is not the ephemeral moment of fame that changed my life, it was the fact that I was considered good enough to be mentioned, somewhere… I was never fitting in the society where I grew up, but somehow, I got a feeling of belonging after my little video.

There is a term used in Finnish, “sisu” which means something such as”having the guts”. It was thanks to these snow angels, and Finland of course, that I got this sisu thing to change my fate, to keep on walking. Avery important teaching from winter cultures; you cannot stop moving, otherwise you will die frozen, you have to keep on walking until you reach a more cozy place, no matter how harsh and cold, just keep on walking. This is also very symbolic for me. I grew up in a warmer place, maybe too warm for my tolerance,but many people cannot possibly imagine the coldness and carelessness from the majority of the people living there. It is like a snow clearing, empty, no chance of nothing. It is how I always felt there. So I had to move on somehow somewhere.Because “you need to work for a living”. They made me understand this with their music. Their voices together are the perfect harmony, and being a folk band, the instrumental remains honest, showing very clearly that strong and consistent Finnish identity, that “sisu” typical from a winter culture.

No matter where I go in my life, I will always remember the snow angels, which made music that has helped me to keep on walking, regardless of being criticized for enjoying some Finnish folk every now and then, criticized for singing something I do not understand, nothing matters anymore. I will always be grateful that I found their music.