the Group Valkolaiset was founded in 2008 in Helsinki by a small group of musicians and dancers interested in gypsy music and dance. The Group has performed in Helsinki and other places. The members performing vary according to the circumstances.
At the moment the group includes
Rolf Storsjö, accordion
Turkka Wahlbäck, contrabass balalaika
Juho Svenn, guitar
Kristian Kajander, violin
Meri-Sofia Lakos, vocals, violin, tambourine
Liisa Repo, sång, tambourine
Anita Kurvinen, dans, choreography, dance, teaching
Silja Koivisto, dance
Milla Laaksonen, dance.
Satu Lillak, dance
Marjo Kopra-Getov, dance
Päivi Ihalainen, dance
Choreography, Anita Kurvinen