History

Finland firar 100 år – men hur gammalt är landet?

Då Finland blivit en ung, självständig nation frågade någon varför man skulle läsa historia i skolan. Svaret löd: ”Självklart, hur skall barn annars lära sig vem de skall hata?” Nationen behövde medborgare som var färdiga att bekämpa alla eventuella externa och interna fiender, på samma sätt som andra starkt nationalistiska stater.
Därför blev det viktigt att skriva om historien.

Authors

Suomalaisia jalanjälkiä Bulgariassa

Viime vuosina filosofian tohtori Sabira Ståhlberg on julkaissut useita Bulgaria-aiheisia kirjoja, mm. Suomen Kaartista (Suomen Kaarti Balkanilla 2015), Mustastamerestä (Matka Kolkhiiseen ja Koiran elämää Mustallamerellä 2014) ja Bulgarian ruokaperinteistä (Orfeuksen maassa 2015).

Tänä vuonna hän on toimittanut kenraali Ramsayn ja perheen kirjeet sotavuosilta 1877–1878, jotka hän on julkaissut yli kolmensadan sivuisessa kirjassa Från Munksnäs till Konstantinopel.

Bulgaria

A Bulgarian Finnish Prime Minister

Professor Venelin Tsachevsky has published a book about Casimir Ehrnrooth in Bulgarian, English and now also in Finnish. Who was this very interesting person from Finland – Russian general, Bulgarian Prime Minister and much more? Lecti Magazine asked Professor Tsachevsky. Tell us something about you I was born in 1948. …

Authors

Multicultural is richness

Finland’s most multilingual author Sabira Ståhlberg writes in at least five languages in original, and publishes books about a wide range of topics from children’s books with Greek mythology to academic works on ethnobiology, not to mention novels and poetry. Between travels, seminars and lectures Lecti Magazine succeeded in catching …

Bulgaria

Black Sea Sailing

Review by Arin Murin Journey to Colchis. Trilingual (Swedish, Finnish, English) history about the Black Sea and Göran Schildt’s Black Sea trip in 1963 by Sabira Ståhlberg. Lecti Book Studio, Varna 2014. Read about the book at Lecti Book Studio website here. Buy the book at Lecti Bookshop. Sailing into …

Children

Funny Dog Weather

Review by Ed Lear Dog Weather on the Black Sea by Sabira Ståhlberg. Lecti Book Studio, Varna 2014. Read about the book at Lecti Book Studio website and about chasing Mopsus in Lecti Magazine here. Buy the book at Lecti Bookshop. The book “Dog Weather on the Black Sea” tells …

Authors

Chasing Mopsus

by / von / от Sabira Ståhlberg The author of Dog Weather on the Black Sea traces an antique dog in Athens Die Autorin von Hundewetter auf dem Schwarzmeer verfolgt einen antiken Hund in Athen Авторът на Кучешко време в Черно море преследва едно древно куче в Атина Författaren till …

Authors

Journey with a purpose

Angel Igov is an award-winning Bulgarian writer with an impressive literary biography. In May 2014 he will present his writing and books in Finland during the Black Sea Days, organised by Lecti Centre and The Christine and Göran Schildt Foundation. Lecti Magazine interviewed Angel before the trip. Who are you? …