Dancing on Ice Finland 2013

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  1. maija

    maija Well-Known Member

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    The first ever Dancing on Ice Finland will start after Summer. :D

    The Head Coach will be Laura Lepistö. :D
    The Judges have been announced also:
    - Mika Saarelainen
    - Anuliisa Uotinen
    - Mila Kajas :D


    There will be 10 pairs skating and dancing on ice. They have not yet been announced.
     
  2. pingu

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    Wow, I hope some ungeoblocked videos will be available :)
     
  3. Kelvster

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    yes, please keep us updated!

    I used to love Mila Kajas when she was skating. :) Lovely skater.
     
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    And she is a lovely person too :)
     
  5. Kelvster

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    I will never forget her emotional free skate in lillehammer 1994, where she finished 12th :D
     
  6. Finnice

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    Mila Kajas has been working with tv before, and does fine. I guess she could still compete as a skater in this show, too!
    Mika Saarelainen was the male announcer in the Helsinki Europeans 2009. He is also a very good performer. He is a former ice dancer and nowadays a judge.
    Anuliisa Uotila is our beloved tv-commentator and coach.
     
  7. maija

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    I recognized more skaters than celebrities (just based on faces)... :shuffle: But that probably tells more about me than how famous or infamous the celebs actually are. ;)
     
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    There are some Finnish male skaters, who have represented us in international championships: Mikko Minkkinen, Ari-Pekka Nurmenkari and Sasha Palomäki. It is good to see the former Finnish junior champion Tommi Piiroinen there, too. I liked his style.

    Maija, I shall also cheer for Tiina Blake!;)

    The celebs are a bit blaah. But it tells more about me than them. But I hope that this show will show to the audience how demanding ice dancing really is.
     
  10. maija

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    Me, too! I know the skaters better (f.ex. my daughter Tiina) ;)
    Most of the skaters are former single skaters. All the girls are also skated in ice shows (one in Blackpool and others in Disney on Ice).

    The skaters are:
    Men:
    Tommi Piiroinen
    Aapo Turpeinen
    Sasha Palomäki (the only one who is a former ice dancer!)
    Mikko Minkkinen (skated f.ex. in Europeans)
    Ari-Pekka Nurmenkari (skated many times in Europeans and Worlds) (Most of you remember him! :D )

    Ladies:
    Nea Ojala
    Eveliina Pöllänen
    Pia Airaksinen
    Tiina Blake
    Jenni Calvert
     
  11. Hanna

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    PML, only on FSU would we be more interested in the skaters. :rofl: Who cares about the celebs, meh. :p

    Although I AM interested in how quickly they'll be able to learn anything.
     
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    I think Ari-Peka Nurmenkari could be a good fit for a Belami movie too:smokin::smokin::EVILLE:
     
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    Oh dear God, the idea of Arttu Wiskari on skates... :wall::scream::rofl:
     
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    oh, i really wanna watch the whole thing! (with or without subtitles ...) really hope someone will upload the videos!
     
  15. maija

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    It will, finally, start (on TV) next Saturday (28.9.2013).

    After seeing some videoclips from practices I can say that they have learned a lot in a month!

    Official page (in Finnish)

    Facebook page with links to the fb pages of each pair (They use both Finnish and English).

    Twitter: #DOIfi

    Hard to wait!
     
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    Ah this just started 20 minutes ago and I'm already :rofl:! Ah the kitsch! :drama: I know it's not the same as "real ice dancing" but OMG, the role of showmanship seems to be times 10 compared to normal.

    Laura Lepistö has a very visible role, she's becoming quite the media person! Someone needs to tell her to put her legs closer together when she stands though.
     
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    thanks for the link ! I would not have recognised Minko Minkinnen. I also remembered Ari-Pekka as thin and tall, he seems more bulky now.
     
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    In the same address now the third performances (film music), marked LIVE3!
     
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    The competition has now continued seven weeks. Last saturday there where five pairs left and the quest judge was Kiira Korpi!:D The theme was musicals.:)

    The competition performances last Saturday:
    - singer Arttu Wiskari and Eveliina Pöllänen
    - member of Parliament and former ice hockey goal keeper Sinuhe Wallinheimo and Tiina Blake
    - Miss Finland 2012 Sara Chafak and Sasha Palomäki
    - media person Sauli Koskinen (former boyfriend of Adam Lambert) and Nea Ojala
    - actor Mia Ehrnrooth and Ari-Pekka Nurmenkari (they had to leave)

    Other performances:
    - solo of Laura Lepistö:D
    - group performance of the teachers and one acrobat

    Enjoy!:D
     
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    I thought ISU judges weren't allowed to take part in shows like this?

    This! :swoon:
     
  25. Elka

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    The male announcer - yes. A very good performer - I have no idea. A former ice dancer - definitely not. A former ballet dancer.
     
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    The music used in these last week performances were:
    Mia Ehrnrooth ja Ari-Pekka Nurmenkari – Chim Chim Cher-ee (Mary Poppins)

    Sauli Koskinen ja Nea Ojala – All That Jazz (Chicago)

    Sara Chafak ja Sasha Palomäki – A Whole New World (Aladdin)
    Sinuhe Wallinheimo ja Tiina Blake – Your Song (Moulin Rouge)

    Arttu Wiskari ja Eveliina Pöllänen – Mamma Mia (Mamma Mia!)
     
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    The Final just ended! The whole (first) season was incredible! I could have never believed how well all the competitors learned to skate and perform!!! :eek::D

    The winner was Sauli Koskinen (former Big Brother winner and Adam Lambert's ex-boyfriend) with Nea Ojala.
    Their performances in the final:
    with Marigold IceUnity
    old program again
    new program


    Second but also very very good Arttu Wiskari (singer) and Eveliina Pöllänen
    Their performances in the final:
    with Marigold IceUnity
    old program again
    new program

    What a show!
     
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    If you have problems to see these videos, please note:
    See the uncanny cheering video above. Please make sure your browser's adblocker (or similar) is disabled.
    The first ever season of the Finnish version of Dancing on Ice is broadcasted on Finland's second largest commercial TV channel Nelonen.

    This text was in the Adam Lambert video and also here:
    NHL stars (Teemu Selänne and other Anaheim Ducks players) cheering Arttu