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News, 4/11/2016

#ReadNordic campaign in April offers Finnish humour

The #ReadNordic literature campaign in the Czech Republic focuses on humour in April. There will be three main events in the program:

14.4.2016 – Nordic Film Thursdays: A Charming Mass Suicide

19:00 - Kino Evald (Národni 28, Praha 1)

Charming mass suicide

Finnish comedy A Charming Mass Suicide (Finland, 2000, 118 min)

Director and screenplay: Ere Kokkonen

Based on a novel by: Arto Paasilinna

Stars: Tom Pöysti, Heikki Kinnunen, Sari Siikander, Santeri Kinnunen, Kristiina Halkola

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26.4.2016 – Nordic Literary Salon in Brno

Nordic Literary Salon

Literary discussion on Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen's The Rabbit Back Literature Society

18:00 at Moravian Library (Kounicova 65, Brno), conference hall

Special guest: Translator Vladimír Piskoř

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29.4.2016 – Author Minna Lindgren visits Prague

Book signing session at Book store Kosmas (Perlová 3, Praha 1) at 16:00

Discussion with Minna Lindgren at Era svět (Jungmannovo nám. 767) at 18:30Minna Lindgren

(Photo by Stefan Bremer)

More info (only in Czech): &

The campaign #ReadNordic focuses on promotion of Nordic literature in the Czech Republic. It continues till May 2016 when the Nordic countries will be the guests of honour at the Book World Prague, the largest annual book fair in the Czech Republic with more than 35.000 visitors. The campaign is organized by Embassy of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in Prague, coordinated by the Scandinavian House and supported by the Nordic Culture Fund, Danish Arts Foundation and Swedish Arts Council and the Finnish presidency of Nordic Council of Ministers 2016. Read more about #ReadNordic:

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