Mari Kalkun nominated for 3 Estonian Music Awards

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Mari Kalkun has been nominated for three awards at the 2024 Estonian Music Awards. The nominations are in recognition of her latest album, Stories of Stonia, which was released on Real World Recods in July 2023.

Stories of Stonia is nominated for ‘Best Album’ and ‘Best Ethno/Folk Album’, and Mari is nominated for ‘Best Female Artist’. Winners will be announced at the Estonian Music Awards ceremony on 1st February at Unibet Arena in the Estonian capital Tallinn. The ceremony will be broadcast live on national TV.

Next month, Mari will travel to Australia to perform at WOMADelaide, and then at WOMAD festival in New Plymouth, New Zealand.

Mari Kalkun - Lend Põhjataeva All (Flight Beneath the Northern Sky) [Official Video]

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  • Stories of Stonia

    Private: Mari Kalkun

    Released 07 July 2023

    With a voice that seems to speak to us from the heart of the Estonian forest, Mari Kalkun’s music is at once of a place and deeply personal. Rooted in ancient Estonian and Võru traditions, but beautifully fresh and contemporary, Stories of Stonia reaches back to very old layers of tradition to imagine what Mari's ancestors would have thought and sung about the world in an era of skyscraper, steel and metal.

By Online Editor

Main image: Mari Kalkun, 2023. Photo credit: Dmitri Kotjuh.

Published on Wed, 24 January 24

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