Okra Playground

We are shortlisted for the “BEST GROUP” at the Songlines Music Awards


Okra Playground announced as WOMEX 2016 official showcase artist

Turmio is now on World Music Charts Europe


Turmio released in Europe 2016 by Nordic Notes.

 “This is one of the most exciting bands to come out of Finland in recent times.”
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“TOP OF THE WORLD” -album
                                                                                     Songlines Magazine UK 122/2016

“…Okra Playground have rewritten the rules of how to be at the forefront of contemporary world music while remaining true to their roots. This album alone makes them true ambassadors for Finnish music.”
                                                                                     Finnish Music Quarterly 4/2016

“Ein Album voller natürlicher Schönheit. / An album full of beauty.”
                                                                                     Musikreviews.de 8/2016

“Arrangements parfaits, belles compositions, imaginaire fécond : c’est une très belle réussite, assurément. / Perfect arrangements, beautiful compositions, fruits of imagination: certainly a success.”
                                                                                     Le Canard Folk – Belgium 8/2016

“Okra Playground har verkligen lyckats skapa ett smakfullt helhetssound, en egen färgskala. / Okra Playground has truly succeeded in creating an elegant, united sound, an own color scale.”
                                                                                      Hufvudstadsbladet 2/2016