Désirée Saarela & Triskel

Désirée Saarela & Triskel’s music is strongly rooted in the singer/songwriter world but also in a new and original way of expressing folkmusic of today. Their music is timeless and the atmosphere is filled with a lot of heart and the joy of storytelling.


Désirée Saarela & Triskel released their first album, Tidsemigranten, in July 2013. Tidsemigranten is an album full of both storytelling and meditativ songs and melodies. The lyrics and music are in Désirée’s own handwriting and on this album she sings the songs in her mother tounge, swedish.

Morgon över Helsingfors

Désirée Saarela & Triskel released the single Morgon över Helsingfors (also contains the song You Can Never Be Poor) in May 2014.

Mellan Världar

The trio released their latest album Mellan Världar in May 2016, which is an book-cd containing 14 songs written by Désirée Saarela. All songs have an unique artwork made by the swedish songpainter Malin Skinnar.

Désirée Saarela – vocals, guitar, mandolin
Kirsi Vinkki – violin, viola, concertina, kalimba, kantele, glockenspiel
Samuli Karjalainen – guitars, sound– and effects