Icelandic Folk Band Árstíðir Win German Award

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Icelandic Folk Band Árstíðir Win German Award

Icelandic band Árstíðir recently won the 21st Eiserner Eversteiner European Folk Music Award, the first Icelandic band to do so.

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Source: From the band's Facebook page.

Following the win, the band announced a series of concerts in Germany in 2013, according to Iceland Music Export.

Nominees for the award are judged by the audience and a panel of judges on their performance at a concert series in Plauen, Germany.

The band, which are signed to German label Beste Unterhaltung, will perform at the awards ceremony on January 26 as well as at the TFF Rudolstadt festival, Germany’s biggest folk and roots music festival, in July next year.

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