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Monthly Archives: January 2009

Anni Sinnemäki will talk of Aleksis Kiven katu (poems) Saturday 7.2 at 4pm

Dear friend of Arkadia,   Anni Sinnemäki has very kindly accepted to come to the bookshop Saturday 7.2 at 4pm to speak about her collection of poems Aleksis Kiven katu (publication date: 5.2). She will read a selection of these poems and discuss them with Anna Tulusto, one of the presenters of the celebrated literature television […]

Allan Ginsberg & translation into Icelandic with Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl on Wednesday 28.1 at 18:00

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to join a talk on the American poet Allen Ginsberg with Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl and Mathias Rosenlund on Wednesday 28.1 at 18:00. Eiríkur has recently translated and published into Icelandic selected poems by Ginsberg. Among other topics he will discuss with Mathias the difficulties of translating English […]

Oona&Laura Airola will sing at Arkadia on Monday 26.1 at 18:00

Dear friend of Arkadia,   The bookshop is extremely happy to invite you Monday 26.1 at 18:00 to a concert of Oona and Laura Airola. Their repertoire is extensive; at Arkadia they will sing Finnish songs, ballads and songs from the theatre. It is a festive occasion that will undoubtedly help you start the week […]

‘Burmese Cultures and other Trivia’ by Ko Ko Thett and ‘Burma: My Friend’ by Timo Virtala at Arkadia on Wednesday 21.1.09 at 18:00

Dear friend of Arkadia,   On 21 January 2009, Ko Ko Thett, a Burmese activist-scholar and a long-term resident of Helsinki, will introduce a tiny slice of Burmese cultures to interested Finnish and other friends with his talk ‘Burmese Cultures and other Trivia.’  Burmese ‘coarse tea’ and Burmese delicacy ‘pickled tea salad’ will be served.  […]

Markus Nummi will talk of Balladi Tuomitusta Presidentistä Wednesday 14.1.2009 at 18:00

Dear friend of Arkadia,   The bookshop is extremely pleased to welcome Markus Nummi who will speak of his book Balladi tuomitusta presidentistä on Wednesday 14.1.2009 at 18:00. He will gladly answer all your questions!  Please note below the dates× of the Opera, based on Markus’ libretto, that will be performed at the National Opera […]