Author Archives: M. Cauthen

The novel “Crossing” by Finnish writer Pajtim Statovci nominated for National Book Award

The National Book Foundation has announced its longlist for the National Book Awards for 2019.   The categories are Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, Translated Literature and Young People’s Literature.  The novel Crossing by Finnish writer Pajtim Statovci is one of nine … Continue reading

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BBC – Travel – Why the Finns don’t want to be happy

Hi All, For your reading pleasure…Lorna http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180617-why-the-finns-dont-want-to-be-happy

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KALEVALA DAY & MORE @ SAIMA 02/23/2019

Celebrate Finnish Culture Day/Kalevala Day at Saima Park!Saturday, February 23. 8:00-10:00   Pannukakku Breakfast: Finnish oven pancake, bacon, sausage, fruit, juice, Finnish coffee bread, coffee/tea/cocoa. $8.10:15-11:30  “Finnish Center at Saima Park: The Next Generation, Workshops”Premier showing of Judith Lindstedt’s film featuring … Continue reading

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Finnish Language Classes Continue at Saima Park

Interested in learning more about the Finnish language? Fall classes are about to begin in the Function Hall at Saima Park and are scheduled as follows: 10 Mondays, September 16 through November 18   (Classes will be held on Columbus Day … Continue reading

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