Liz Miele

Liz Miele

Liz Miele is an American comedian based in NYC. Her stand up has appeared on Comedy Central and AXS TV. She recently did her first European tour performing throughout the UK, Netherlands, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark & Luxembourg.

Tiernan Douieb

Tiernan Douieb

Tiernan does that comedy thing. He also spends far too much time on Twitter, trying to make his beard look nice and generally doesn’t sleep enough.
(photo by Claes Gellerbrick)

Al Pitcher

Al Pitcher

From New Zealand now living in Sweden, After 3 tours and a few awards , Pitcher arrives in Helsinki , with hope , love and Snus.

Nigel Williams

Nigel Williams

Nigel Williams is British but lives in Belgium, he has been a professional stand-up comedian for 12 years. If you like your comedy a bit rough around the edges and not so P.C. -he’s your guy.

Ali Jahangiri

Ali Jahangiri

Iran’s gift to Finnish comedy scene.

(picture by A-P Hakanen)

Anders Helenius

Anders Helenius

Anders delivers his upclose and personal comedy from the heart. Yet he often manages to send off a well aimed kick towards a pair of nuts that deserve it. He also writes comedy for a news satire show (Noin Viikon Uutiset/YLE) and lives a very middle-class life.
(picture A-P Hakanen)

Aatu Raitala

Aatu Raitala

Aatu looks like a cop and sounds like a criminal talking himself out of a conviction. He hosts a monthly English comedy club in Mascot and has performed in Berlin, Copenhagen and most recently in Moscow.
(picture by A-P Hakanen)

Aretta Vähälä

Aretta Vähälä

Aretta is a full-time translator, part-time comedian and single when she‘s not seeing anyone. She’s afraid of someone sticking their hand through the mail slot and touching her naked body.

Bahar Tokat

Bahar Tokat

This fierce goth chick is half Finnish, half Turkish, loves musicals, acting and RuPaul’s Drag Race. She identifies with drag queens too much and envies their makeup and runway skills.
(picture by Jape Grönroos)

David Fagerudd

David Fagerudd

David did his first standup gig in 2008 and has since performed at the Standup Turku!-festival as well as in the second floor laundry room in the building were he lives. Slightly introverted, but funny. He is regarded as one of the hardest trying comedians in the business today. He tries.

Elijah Nelson

Elijah Nelson

From the small hippie village Mendocino in north California Elijah presents an energetic view of the ironies of living in Finland. His impressions have left crowd and critic alike exclaiming "WTF!"...

Eric Seufert

Eric Seufert

Eric is an American living in Helsinki who has performed across Europe and the US. Eric has founded comedy clubs in Estonia, Finland, and Germany and his comedy is a mix of deadpan delivery and absurdist pontification.

Harri Soinila

Harri Soinila

A large man in a cowboy hat does dark comedy with a good heart, and sometimes the other way around. Has performed in fancy places like London, Berlin, São Paulo and Forssa.
(Picture by A-P Hakanen)

Heikki Multanen

Heikki Multanen

Heikki Multanen. A vegan, a hippie, a single dad. Possibly some kind of a monster.

Heikki Vilja

Heikki Vilja

Heikki won "the best new comedian -competition" in 2011. He is also the host and founder of popular Kallio Komedibolaget. On stage he talks about a lot of things, but mainly about himself

Helena Pöllänen

Helena Pöllänen

Helena is a really energetic comedienne who sometimes surprises even herself on the stage.

Henri Hakkarainen

Henri Hakkarainen

Last year Henri realised that instead of simply sucking at life he could call himself a comedian. Now instead of "failing at stuff" or "making a fool of himself" he’s "gathering material".

Henric Chezek

Henric Chezek

This North Carolina native comedian has a laid back stage presence, which can also be labelled as ‘alternative charisma’
(picture by A-P Hakanen)

Henry Lehto

Henry Lehto

Henry Lehto works in a corporate office during daytime and lets the frustration out on stage for your entertainment. He is a badass mofo, which in his case means somebody who unplugs USB unsafely without ejecting.
(picture by A-P Hakanen)

Ida Grönlund

Ida Grönlund

Ida Grönlund has very unique style and delivery in her comedy, as she
makes wierd and absurd observations trough supprisingly clear and witty
logic. This established comedienne has done stand up comedy since 2003 and
been performing many comedy clubs around Finland and abroad.

Isak Rautio

Isak Rautio

Isak is a comedian that makes the audience both laugh hysterically and cringe. He has performed all over Finland and Estonia with his smart, yet dirty, material. He is an insightful dummie full of calm confidence mixed with nervous energy. Both versatile and skilled, this 22-year-old is the Mad Max of Finnish comedy.
(picture by A-P Hakanen)

Jamie MacDonald

Jamie MacDonald

Jamie is Canadian, gay, and transgender. If you wanted a recipe for hilarioussauce, those ingredients would be there. He sees things, uh, differently from you.

Jape Grönroos

Jape Grönroos

He has done over 1000 gigs, but only one in english.
And still there was just one giggle.

Joe Eagan

Joe Eagan

Joe Eagan (Canada) entertains crowds with his unique perspective about life as a Canadian in Europe, culture clashes and lots of other fun things - a maple syrup mix of observational humour you don’t want to miss!

Joel Herman

Joel Herman

Being the laconic nerd he is, Joel provides a fresh take on many things. Currently in his sophomore year of comedy, turning heads all over Finland and Estonia.

Johanna Tohni

Johanna Tohni

Stand up comedian, improv actor, improv teacher.
(picture by Petra Viitaniemi)

Joonatan Pitkänen

Joonatan Pitkänen

JOONATAN PITKÄNEN is a Finnish stand-upcomedian who talks about love, friendship, hate, boredom, fears – and about what it’s like to grow up in Finland when the first question from everyone is “where are you from?” Joonatan’s set is honest –sometimes even brutally so- but always with a smile. He digs out the facts that lay heavy on many shoulders and brings them out In such a light, that you can’t do anything but laugh. Joonatan reminds us of the fact, that you don’t always need to be so serious.

Kaisa Pylkkänen

Kaisa Pylkkänen

Kaisa Pylkkänen is a middle aged yungster, an old punk who loves the Eurovision Song Contest, a feminist with self irony. A fierce independent woman who fears nothing. Except animals that fly. And Putin.

Kimmo Wilska

Kimmo Wilska

Finnish-born, Arizona-raised Kimmo Wilska was catapulted to
fame by being fired from the Finnish Broadcasting Company for flashing a beer bottle at the end of a TV news broadcast in 2010. The enthusiastic reception he got at his comedy debut on the Manala stage a couple of days later lifted his
spirits, but it also gave the “beer anchor” the erroneous impression of stand-up as an easy art form, and after painstakingly developing his craft on stages in Helsinki, Tampere, and Tallinn, Kimmo has managed to demonstrate that humour, news, and current affairs can mix quite well after all.

Leo Viking Holmström

Leo Viking Holmström

Leo is a straight up hobo. He’s definitely dirtier than his jokes.

Mikko Kauppinen

Mikko Kauppinen

Self-irony and animal dust. If this guy brings tears to your eyes, have an antihistamine.

Miska Kajanus

Miska Kajanus

Miska Kajanus is a surprising comic with a twisted way of looking at life. It’s not easy to be in a relationship, to love, or even to choose what to eat. He also owns a mandolin that he sometimes plays. Miska has acted in Finnish TV shows and movies. He has also performed open mic at the Comedy Store Hollywood.

Nickolay Antonov

Nickolay Antonov

Radio host and writer, Nickolay has appeared on the Finnish Naurun Tasapaino Season 1 and won the English segment of Vuoden Tulokas 2010. His current projects involve dating your mother.

Paul Westlake

Paul Westlake

Abducted from Britain in 1977, Paul suffers terribly from Finlanditis - an incurable cultural disease that has rendered him silly in both Finnish and English.

Pete Heininen

Pete Heininen

How many bad jokes does it take to change the microphone stand?

Peter Sapiano

Peter Sapiano

Peter Sapiano is a mixed shorty. He brings laughter from real life experiences as well from dark places. He may be short but his mouth has a napoleon complex.

Petrie Butler

Petrie Butler

Tattooed, beatboxing surrealist mixed with a hint of innocence.

Pietari Vihula

Pietari Vihula

Pietari is a young up and comer and a soon to be college dropout. He has a unique style with his jokes, personal stories and silly faces. What he lacks in confidence, he makes up for in sexual frustration.

Ray Zambino

Ray Zambino

Ray Zambino is a comedian from Glasgow, Scotland who came to Finland for love and found out every bit of material he had no longer worked. Watch him try to piece a comedy career back together whilst also being terrible at Finnish.

Rich Lyons

Rich Lyons

This native New Yorker has been performing throughout the world since he began doing stand up 18 years ago. "A world class comedian!" - Rich Hall

Riku Sottinen

Riku Sottinen

Riku is a Finnish person who moves and speaks on stage.

Robert Pettersson

Robert Pettersson

Robert Pettersson (aka Mr. Humor) is known for his wild stage antics. One-liner comedian and abortion survivor.

Rudi Rok

Rudi Rok

Saana Peltola

Saana Peltola

Saana’s comedy wells out of insanity of humankind, and sometimes just out of a clogged toilet. She wears a foil hat only when no one is watching.

Teemu Vesterinen

Teemu Vesterinen

A Finnish comedian who actually likes people.

Thiago Chaves

Thiago Chaves

Started his comedy routines a couple of years ago after he finally realized he could put his bad life decisions to an use, and he’s got plenty to share.

Tomi Walamies

Tomi Walamies

During his 11 year career Tomi has performed in Britain, USA, Canada, Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. His surrealist style has been praised in Helsingin Sanomat and New York Post.

Tommi Tuominen

Tommi Tuominen

Tommi has been a professionla comedian for 7 years and has won numerous Stand Up competitions in Finland. He is also a writer of the finnish comedy show Noin viikon uutiset, and has done Stand Up also in the US.

Trent Pancy

Trent Pancy

Trent has been performing comedy for over 13 years. The past 5 years living in Finland have given him a distinctly unique point of view of life. Whether unapologetically dissecting Finnish ideology and culture, or struggling to play the role of Patriarch in a bi-cultural family, Trent draws his comedic inspiration from my surroundings, both on stage and off.

Ulla Virtanen

Ulla Virtanen

Ulla Virtanen is a method actress and comedian who loves the world, specially if it happens on Facebook.