“The members of our band are four middle-aged, mentally handicapped men. The music is, of course, Finnish punk.”– Sami Helle, Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät
Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät (Pertti Kurikka’s Name Day) was a punk band that was formed in 2009 in Helsinki, Finland in a culture workshop arranged by Lyhty, a nonprofit organization. Lyhty provides housing and education services as well as workshops for adults with intellectual disabilities. Pertti Kurikka, the band’s guitarist and front man, writes the lyrics with vocalist Kari Aalto and composes the music….
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