Fly your Finnish Flag
Monday, March 19 for the birthday of Minna Canth
“Day of Equality” in Finland
Minna, born March 19, 1844, was a writer and social activist.
She began to write as a widow while raising seven children.
She became a controversial figure.
Her most important works were plays which caused scandal:
“The Workers Wife” and “Anna Liisa”
She is the first woman to receive her own Flag Day in Finland,
starting on March 19, 2007
It is also the day of social equality in Finland.