Alias Lönnrot

Alias Lönnrot
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"Alias Lönnrot" is a factual entertainment series hosted by stand up comedian Ali Jahangiri. In the show Ali follows the footsteps of the legendary Finnish folklore and oral poetry collector Elias Lönnrot, and gathers comic observations about Finland and the Finnish nation. In each episode Ali investigates two different phenomenon that descibe and represent the Finnish psyche in 2016 by engaging in surprising actions and escapades with his celebrity guests. From the material gathered in these encounters, Ali, the modern day version of a folklore collector, makes up his own epic, a stand up show.