Bringing only the finest Bordurian folklore to your
festival – Extravagant parti-muzika from the uncharted mountainous
regions of Borduria!
Orkestar Bordurka was set up in 2004 by a group of leading Finnish
folk musicians to provide the music for a circus show in Helsinki.
After two Winter Circus productions (2004 & 2006), 150 performances,
50,000 audience members and three CDs, Orkestar Bordurka is definitely
The band like to call their music “Bordurian” after the evil
dictatorship in Tintin comics – their music, like Borduria, is
definitely from somewhere in Eastern Europe, but also invented. It’s
imagined folklore, tradition with a twist. With the aim to entertain
and get people on the dance floor.
Orkestar Bordurka consists of top musicians from the Finnish folk
music scene, also well known from other ensembles including Tsuumi
Sound System, Spontaani Vire, Suo and Johanna Juhola Reaktori. The
band has released four CDs, the latest in August 2013.
tel. +358 (0) 44 530 4712
hannu.oskala [at] gmail.com