OONA AIROLA is a Finnish actress and singer. She has a Master of Arts degree in acting from the Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki. She has both acted in theatre and movies. In 2016 she stars in a long feature film, the winner of the Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MAKI, directed by Juho Kuosmanen and in a Finnish TV police series ROBA, created by Timo Varpio. In 2015 Oona stars in a long feature film SORCERESS, directed by Naama Kates, the film will be published in 2017.
Oona Airola composes, writes the lyrics and sings in Lada Nuevo and Ykspihlajan Kino Orkesteri. Lada Nuevo, the orchestra of 11 members is founded by Airola. In Ykspihlajan Kino-orkesteri Airola works as a singer. Together with Ykspihlajan Kino-Orkesteri Airola has composed also music to Juho Kuosmanen’s films: ROMU MATTILA JA KAUNIS NAINEN (silent film)(2012) and THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MAKI (2016).