Award-winning young composers Sebastian Hilli and Sauli Zinovjev unveil new works at the opening of the next Musica Nova contemporary music festival 1.-12.2.2017.
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Every year for one July weekend the population of the town of Joensuu, near the Finnish-Russian border, virtually doubles when music-lovers flock in for the Ilosaarirock festival. Volunteer workers make an essential contribution to the organisation of this popular event.
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