Maija Pokela (b. 1990) is a Finnish kantele player and singer. She plays different sized kanteles,
mostly 15-stringed small kantele and 38-stringed concert kantele in many kinds of projects and bands.
She works as a freelance musician and folk music teacher.
Maija started playing the kantele at the age of five and eventually fell in love with folk music.
She's been touring with Kardemimmit since they were children, graduated from the Folk Music Department
of the Sibelius Academy, forming bands like ENKEL, joining different projects and recording sessions
as a vocalist and kantele player, playing concerts with her bands all over the world.
© Maija Pokela 2021