Finnfest

JARKKO SIPILÄ’S LIFE OF CRIME

REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN – SANTA MONICA, CA DATE: 7/5/2013 Crime author Jarkko Sipilä in Santa Monica, CA. Crime pays – at least if you are a successful crime fiction writer…

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PÄIVI AND SANTERI – MODERN DAY FINNISH NOMADS

PÄIVI AND SANTERI: MODERN DAY NOMADS REPORTER:  TOMI HINKKANEN PICTURES PROVIDED BY PÄIVI AND SANTERI Päivi and Santeri Kannisto were a well-to-do Finnish couple with all the trappings of a…

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THE PIA PAKARINEN PHENOMENON

STORY: PIA PAKARINEN REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN – LOS ANGELES PHOTOS: JONNY KAHLEYN MAKE-UP AND HAIR: KRISTINA DUFF Pia Pakarinen by Jonny Kahleyn  © The Finnish beauty queen was crowned Miss…

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ARMI

ARMI STORY: ARMI KUUSELA-WILLIAMS REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN –SAN DIEGO PHOTOGRAPHS BY TOMI HINKKANEN © Armi Kuusela Williams by Tomi Hinkkanen Long Beach, California, June 29th, 1952. I Love Lucy was…

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FACES OF FINNFEST 2011 + PHOTO GALLERY

FINNFEST 2011 REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN – SAN DIEGO (Photo Gallery below) Finnish traditional dancers The 2011 FINNFEST will come to an end tomorrow, August 14th. The labyrinthine Town & Country…

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