Ella Marie Hætta Isaksen

Ella Marie Hætta Isaksen (born 25 April 1998) is a Norwegian Sami musician from Tana. In 2016 she won the Sámi Grand Prix with her original song Luoddaearru, and in 2017 she won Liet International with the same song.[1] In 2017 Isaksen started the band ISÁK.[2] In October 2018 she won the NRK-show Stjernekamp.[3]

Ella Marie
Isaksen in Oslo, 2018
Isaksen in Oslo, 2018
Background information
Birth nameElla Marie Hætta Isaksen
Born (1998-04-25) 25 April 1998 (age 22)
Tana, Norway
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • Vocals
Years active2015–present
Associated actsIsák

She was the county leader in the environmental protection organization Natur og Ungdom from January 2015 until January 2016. She continued her work in the organization until she was hired as a campaign secretary in Natur og Ungdom in the autumn of 2017. Furthermore, she was elected to the central board of the organization in January 2018, where she sat for six months, until she chose to focus on music in the summer of 2018.[citation needed]

She is the lead vocalist for the Sami electronic-joik band Isák which consists of herself, producer Daniel Eriksen and drummer Aleksander Kostopoulos.[4]


  1. ^ NRK Sápmi 19. april 2017.
  2. ^ Ságat 26. mars 2017.
  3. ^ NRK Sápmi 6. juni 2018 Samisk artist med i «Stjernekamp»
  4. ^ Ella Marie debuterer med nytt band