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The Truth About Sauna: The Truth About Finns

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  • 2008
  • Nonemin
The Truth About Sauna: The Truth About Finns
  • English, German, Finnish, Russian

Taking sauna is the Finnish people's national obsession, so there are two of the per five Fins, and they build theme everywhere, even on military operations and aboard vessels, but preferably near a lake, to dive in even on ice days, with trees to cut whisking birches from. Weekly, usually on Saturday, is considered a hygienic minimum, daily the good life, especially in summer and holidays. It's a family and/or social activity, relaxing and removing social barriers, but also linked to sports and all kinds of bonding.

The Truth About Sauna: The Truth About Finns
  • English, German, Finnish, Russian
Anu Valve
Anu Valve Director, Writer
Nina Stenros
Nina Stenros Director, Writer
Neil Hardwick
Neil Hardwick Himself - Narrator (voice)
Jonathan Hutchings
Jonathan Hutchings Himself - Narrator (voice)
Jörn Donner
Jörn Donner Himself

Production Companies

Arte

Yleisradio (YLE)