Finnishness

OSCARS – THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN –HOLLYWOOD DATE: Feb. 26th, 2012 The Academy Awards will be handed out today for the 84th time. The scene of the Oscars, the Hollywood and Highland Center…

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SUSANNA PUISTO: HOLLYWOOD’S FINNISH COSTUME DESIGNER

COMING SOON: The fascinating story of John Hauli: a mysterious man who left his small eastern Finland town of Kuusjärvi at the turn of the century in search of a…

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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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IRINA BJÖRKLUND’S NEW ALBUM ‘CHANSON D’AUTOMNE’

Q&A with multi-talented Finnish actress, singer-songwriter IRINA BJÖRKLUND� Reporter: Tomi Hinkkanen, Los Angeles Photographs by Jonny Kahleyn Dieb Irina Björklund by Jonny Kahleyn Dieb You are known primarily as an actress –…

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