|Directed by||Mika Kaurismäki|
|Starring|| Vesa-Matti Loiri |
Road North (Finnish : Tie pohjoiseen) is a 2012 Finnish comedy film directed by Mika Kaurismäki.
Tappara is a Finnish ice hockey team playing in the Liiga. They play at Tampereen jäähalli in Tampere, Finland. The team has won 14 Finnish league championships with its current name. The team continued the traditions of TBK, who won three national championships in a row in 1953, 1954 and 1955.
The Football Association of Finland is the governing body of football in Finland. It was founded in Helsinki on 19 May 1907.
Pertti Teurajärvi is a Finnish former cross-country skier who competed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He won two medals in the 4 × 10 km relay at the Winter Olympics with a gold in 1976 and a bronze in 1980.
Irina Felicia Björklund is a Finnish actress and singer.
Aarne "Aake" Kalliala is a Finnish actor. He is best known for appearing on comedy-sketch shows such as Velipuolikuu and Pulttibois.
Samuli Casimir Edelmann is a Finnish actor and singer.
Pertti Ilmari Nieminen was a Finnish professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga. Born in Hämeenlinna, Finland, he played for HPK and TPS. He was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 1985.
Pertti Ilmari Purhonen was a Finnish boxer who won a bronze medal at the 1964 Olympics. Domestically he collected nine consecutive Finnish titles in lightweight (1960–61), light-welterweight (1962) and welterweight divisions (1963–68); he was also a Nordic champion in 1961, 1963 and 1967. In 1969 he turned professional, but retired the same year after winning his both bouts, one by knockout. He then founded a non-profit organization Kriisipalveluyhdistys that trains workers how to behave in crisis situations. During his last six years Purhonen suffered from Alzheimer's disease. He died in 2011, aged 68, three years after being inducted into the Finnish Boxing Hall of Fame.
Aknepop is Eppu Normaali's first album released in May 1978. It was recorded 13–15 March 1978. Pertti Ström is a secret name of Epe Helenius. He used the name to write to Finnish music magazine Soundi.
Fingerpori is a Finnish comic strip written and drawn by Pertti Jarla. It started in Helsingin Sanomat in February 2007, and is currently syndicated in Satakunnan Kansa, Aamulehti, Karjalainen, Keskisuomalainen, Turun Sanomat and Etelä-Saimaa. Several strip collections in album format have also been published.
Pertti Kullervo Paasio was a Finnish politician from the Social Democratic Party. He was born in Helsinki.
Krista Erika Kosonen is a Finnish actress. She is best known for her appearances in movies such as Jade Warrior (2006), Prinsessa (2010) and Syvälle salattu (2011). The sketch comedy television show Putous made her a household name in Finland.
Hobitit is a nine-part Finnish live action fantasy television miniseries originally broadcast in 1993 on Yle TV1. Directed by Timo Torikka and produced by Olof Qvickström, it is based on The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien, but limits itself to the journey of the hobbits Frodo and Sam, carrying the One Ring to Mount Doom. Their adventures are narrated by Sam many years later to an audience of young hobbits. Except for a flashback to Bilbo's encounter with Gollum, no material from Tolkien's novel The Hobbit is used.
Flight North is a 1986 West German-Finnish drama film directed by Ingemo Engström. It was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival.
The Classic is a 2001 Finnish comedy film directed by Kari Väänänen. It is based on Kari Hotakainen's semi-autobiographical novel Klassikko. The film stars Martti Suosalo as writer Kari Hotakainen who receives an assignment from his publisher to write a confessional autobiographical novel.
Eila Orvokki Roine is a Finnish actress. She worked for Tampereen Työväen Teatteri from 1951 until her retirement in 1994.
Finland participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "Aina mun pitää", written and performed by punk band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät. In February 2015, Finnish broadcaster Yle organised the national final Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2015 in order to select the Finnish entry for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria. "Aina mun pitää" performed by Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät emerged as the winner. In the lead up to the Eurovision Song Contest, Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät garnered media interest because the band is composed of persons with developmental disabilities. In the first of the Eurovision semi-finals, Finland failed to qualify to the final, placing sixteenth and last out of the 16 participating countries with 13 points.
Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät were a Finnish punk rock band, formed in 2009 in a charity workshop for adults with developmental disabilities. Three members of the group have Down's syndrome, while guitarist and bandleader Kurikka is autistic. They are the main focus of the 2012 Finnish documentary film The Punk Syndrome. In 2015, they qualified for the finals of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, which they later won; they represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 but got knocked out in the semi-final. The group disbanded in December 2016 when guitarist Pertti Kurikka turned 60 years old and retired from playing punk rock.
Three Wise Men is a 2008 Finnish drama film directed by Mika Kaurismäki.
Badding is a 2000 Finnish biographical film about Finnish rock singer Rauli "Badding" Somerjoki.
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