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Anni Sinnemäki

Anni Milja Maaria Sinnemäki
Born July 20, 1973, Helsinki

Bachelor of Arts 2001 (Russian literature and philosophy), University of Helsinki

Deputy Mayor (City planning and real estate) January 14, 2015–, City of Helsinki
Minister of Labour and Chairman of the Greens 2009–11
Member of parliament 1999–2015

Lyrics for the band Ultra Bra and the poetry collections Sokeana hetkenä (‘A moment of blindness’) and Aleksis Kiven katu (‘Alexis Kivi Street’)

Photo: Helsingin kaupunki
Written by Suvi Uotinen
Translated by Matthew Billington

YLE Living Archives: Ultra Bra at Provinssirock


Ultra Bra appeared at the music festival Provinssirock in the summer of 1999, where they performed one of their most well-known songs, “Minä suojelen sinua kaikelta” (‘I’ll protect you from everything’). The lyrics were Anni Sinnemäki’s.

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