Kirjoittava käsi yltää kauas – myös saameksi kirjoittavan? And other tips to the Helsinki Book Fair 25.-28.10.
Culture for All takes part in the Helsinki Book Fair with two programs on Friday 26.10. at 17.30-19.00 featuring Sámi literature and Sámi poetry. The program is in Finnish.
Friday 26.10. at 17.30-18.30, scen: Hakaniemi
Kirjoittava käsi yltää kauas - myös saameksi kirjoittavan?
The author of the right to own language, literature and identity, co-ordinator Helga West under the guidance of co-ordinator Helga West, translator-researcher Johanna Domokos, poet Niillas Holmberg and chairperson of the Finnish Sámi Youth. Petra Laiti. Finland's PEN 90th Anniversary Program. In collaboration with Culture for All.
Friday 26.10. at 18.30-19.00, scen: Hakaniemi
Sámi poetry here and elsewhere (Saamelainen runous meillä ja muualla)
Sami culture goes beyond national borders and connects people, writers and artists. The poet Niillas Holmberg and the translator-researcher Kaisa Ahvenjärvi discuss the importance of Sami poetry today. In cooperation with Osuuskunta Poesia and Culture for All. The discussion is in Finnish.
MERA – magazine distributed for free during the Helsinki Book Fair!
MERA (MORE), a magazine made by Finnish Swedish creators of children's and youth literature has been published by FIBUL and includes interviews and tips on books for all ages. FIBUL is a association that aims to raise awareness and support children’s and young adult literature in Swedish in Finland. FIBUL wants to improve conditions and expand resources for professional writers and illustrators of children’s literature. FIBUL acts as a forum for discussion and cooperation both nationally and internationally in the field of children’s and young adult literature. The magazine is in Swedish.
MERA can be found the in the following booths at the Helsinki Book Fair: S&S, Förlaget, Moomin Characters, Kuvittajat, HBL and bokbussen.
Three new Easy-Read books (in Swedish) publisehd at the Helsinki Book Fair!
Lecti Book Studio publishes three books in Easy-Read in Swedish at the Book Fair. Read more in our news in Swedish.