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I would like to have all the information about artist Teemu Mäki´s video art, about killing a cat and the controversy between him and a writer. 1540 21.5.2004 Hi! I’m sorry that we kept you waiting. It’s impossible to give a very detailed description of the controversy, which is still widening. The dispute has got plenty of publicity in the media since the end of April. The newspapers are available in the libraries, but to read them you have to know Finnish or have a translator. So I try to summarize a little bit. “Sex and death : different forms of violence” by Teemu Mäki is a videofilm from 1988. It includes a section, where the artist kills a stray cat with several blows of an axe. Afterwards he masturbates on the dead body. In an interview in Hufvudstadsbladet (2004, May, 17) Teemu Mäki says that “the video was a documentary on mindless, inexicable violence, ecological destruction and…
This question addresses to the webmaster. Good morning, I am trying to find a kantele music heard years ago on the internet. Timo Väänänen plays "Mid the hills… 1537 23.11.2009 The site Virtual Finland has changed and it's called thisisFinland now http://finland.fi/public/ . The links referring the the old Virtual Finland are broken. Unfortunately a great part of the old contents have disappeared. I tried to locate the Kantele recording of "Karjalan kunnailla" by Timo Väänänen on Internet, but i found only information about the records by Timo Väänänen. This piece was'nt on his reocrds. I found an older recording of the song accompanied by kantele from the 1950's in Youtube, http://www.youtube.com/, with the search Karjalan kunnailla kantele (Anna Mutanen Karjalan kunnailla). In a music store recordings of the song could be found, but not the kantele-version http://music.nokia.fi/IE/Search.aspx?titlesearch=…
Can you please tell how i find a friend of mine living in oulu. But I have lost their address. 1528 19.7.2001 The address of every person living officially in Finland is available in Väestörekisterikeskus (Population Register Centre) The telephone number is 0600 0 1000 (only in Finland) The mailing address of Population register centre is Kellosilta 4 PL 7 00520 HELSINKI URL: https://vrk.fi/en/address-service
Would you please recommend an English translation of the Kalevala I could obtain in the US? 1518 4.5.2001 Please contact the Library of Congress (adress=http://marvel.loc.gov/ ). There You can find at least this edition of the English translation of Kalevala: The Kalevala : an epic poem after oral tradition / by Elias Lönnrot ;... LC Control Number: 89179615 Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.) Brief Description: [Kalevala. English.] The Kalevala : an epic poem after oral tradition / by Elias Lönnrot ; translated from the Finnish with an introduction and notes by Keith Bosley ; and a foreword by Albert B. Lord.Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.lvi, 679 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Dear friends, would you, please, help me to find out any Master of Divinity level program in any of the Finnish seminaries or universities that would be needed… 1515 14.3.2001 The Faculty of Theology at University of Helsinki provides higher education in theology. Besides the University of Helsinki, there are only two institutions of higher education in Finland where theology can be studied: the Swedish-speaking Faculty of Theology at Åbo Akademi University in Turku, and at the University of Joensuu in Eastern Finland. In order to study theology you should contact University of Helsinki and from there you can get information if it is possible to study from abroad. The Faculty has good contacts with theological faculties in Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Western Europe and North America. Contact Information is Faculty of Theology P.O.Box 33 (Aleksanterinkatu 7) FIN-00014 University of Helsinki Finland. The…
I would like to know how many libraries are in Finland: public libraries, university libraries, school libraries and government libraries. Thank you 1508 4.5.2003 In 2002 there were 1178 public libraries in Finland of which 431 were main libraries, 463 branch libraries, 92 hospital libraries and 192 mobile libraries. http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/?langId=en According to the "Guide to the Scientific Libraries in Finland" there are 846 scientific libraries in Finland. You can visit library-webpages via Gateway to Finnish Research Libraries. (e. g university libraries and special libraries are listed separately) http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/tilke/indexeng.html All names of scientific libraries are listed behind the link "Guide to the Scientific Libraries in Finland". Just click "search". There is no statistical information available about schoollibraries in Finland. In 2000 there were 3 986 comprehensie…
What is the average salary of a librarian in Finland? Which source do I search for more information ? There is a librarian average salary history? 1502 22.6.2015 The average salary of a full-time librarian in Finland (both sexes, municipal libraries) has been 2583 e/month in 2014. The table (Finnish) --> http://pxnet2.stat.fi/PXWeb/pxweb/fi/StatFin/StatFin__pal__ksp__2014/02… Please search for more info : http://pxnet2.stat.fi/PXWeb/pxweb/en/StatFin/StatFin__pal__ksp__2014/?r… (English) http://tilastokeskus.fi/meta/svt/svt-julkaisuohje_2012_en.pdf (English) http://www.stat.fi/index_en.html (Statistics Finland - Home)
I would like to get a job in a library but i don't know where to ask for. I am a foreigner and don't know finnish language. I would very much appreciate if you… 1490 7.1.2004 Hello! Unfortunately it`s very difficult to to get a job in a library in Finland if you don`t know finnish, even if you have education as an librarian. If you are e.g native english speaker, there are of course some possibilities to work in certain organizations or communities without knowing finnish. You could ask more at your nearest employment office. http://www.mol.fi/english/employment/index.html
Where can I find an music Album named "Nostalgia" composed in 1979 by Mauri Viitala ? 1489 22.7.2010 Did you mean an album or a song named Nostalgia? The song Nostalgia is found on an album called Consolation by Enzio Forsblom. You can find the album in Helmet-library. It should be available in the library of Kauniainen. You can look it up at www.helmet.fi by using the music search and author ”Forsblom, Enzio”.
Where can I find the film Miesten vuoro with English subtitles, for rent or purchase? 1476 5.1.2019 Documentary film Miesten vuoro (2011) by Joonas Berghäll ja Mika Hotakainen is available in Helmet Libraries. The film has subtitles in English. The Dvd is at the moment on shelf in several Helmet Libraries. You can check the availability in the Helmet Web Libary. You can make a request and the dvd will be sent to the library you have selected as quickly as possible. https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1988659__Smiesten%20vuoro__Orightresult__U__X7;jsessionid=208EAC1C149C076AFCB35E7100BFB68A?lang=eng&suite=cobalt
Is there a way to look up information about someone that currently lives in Finland if I only know their name; that is in English and on the Web? 1468 26.5.2005 To trace someone in Finland try to find that person's address on the Population Register Centre's database. Browse their homepages on http://www.vaestorekisterikeskus.fi/vrk/home.nsf/pages/index_eng. Our data protection legislation permits everyone to to forbid the disclosure of his or her personal information by the population registration system for purposes such as direct advertising, so you might not find the information your want. The access to other public records is restricted also. You may still find the portal for public sector services useful. Try the index on the upper right side of the page. The address is http://www.suomi.fi/english/
Good day ! I have a 1year work visa for Finland and am living in Hyvinkää. I would very much like to join the library to use study material for the Finnish… 1465 25.5.2009 Welcome to Finland and to the library! You can get a library card in in your nearest library, take an id-card with you. Hyvinkää libary has an application available in the Internet, but it is in Finnish, http://www.hyvinkaa.fi/Tiedostot/Kirjasto/PDF/Ilmott.lomakev2suom[1].pdf , so it might no be of any use to you. Hyvinkää main library is located at Hämeenkatu 7, 05800 HYVINKÄÄ, (hope this map opens) http://kartta.hyvinkaa.fi/hyvinkaa/map.php?x=2547438&y=6724858&px=2.0&l… . You are also welcome to use other finnish libraries, for instance the public libraries of the metropolitan area, the Helmet-libraries, see ex.g. http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/ and the national library in Helsinki, http://www.nationallibrary.fi/index.html .
From MIchigan USA. I am trying to locate a long lost friend who was a foreign exchange student with me way back in 1979. . I have not seen him in 23 years… 1462 4.3.2002 The address of every person living officially in Finland is available in Väestörekisterikeskus (Population Register Centre) The telephone number is 0600 0 1000 (only in Finland) The mailing address of Population register centre is Kellosilta 4 PL 7 00520 HELSINKI URL: https://vrk.fi/en/address-service A good way to find lost friends is the Facebook. You could also try there.
I'd like to know about the Irish great famine in the 1840s. Also, I want to know about the causes and symptoms of potato blight. 1460 20.1.2009 The great famine of Ireland took place in 1845-1849, and it is said that about a million people died of hunger during those years. In the early 1840's around a third of Irish people depended on the potato as their main source of food, and thus the destruction of the potato harvest because of potato blight in 1845 launched a catastrophe. More information about the famine: http://www.wesleyjohnston.com/users/ireland/past/famine/index.htm http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/famine_01.shtml Potato blight is a potato disease caused by a fungus. Its origins are in America, from where it spread to Europe by a shipment of seed potatoes destined for Belgian farmers in 1845. Potato blight first affects the leaves and later the actual…
Do you have a persian books?? thanks.... 1457 30.6.2008 At least in the bigger public libraries of Helsinki metropolitan area there are many books in Persian language. If your local library doesn't have many books in Persian, you can ask the librarian over there if they could order some books from other libraries for you. You can browse the Persian language books in Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa public libraries by choosing the advanced search here: http://helmet.fi/search~S9/X and selecting the Persian language from the language menu. If you want to browse all the available Persian books without restricting your search in any other way, you can replace query words by typing only two asterisks ** in the search field.
Why the coffee taste is bitter? 1456 26.11.2008 There is a good explanation, why the coffee taste is bitter, on this web page: http://www.coffeeresearch.org/science/bittermain.htm.
How can I buy an ipad in finland or delivered to finland? 1454 15.6.2010 According to IT news sources Apple iPads won't be available in Finnish stores until August or later this year. Some Finnish customers have bought iPads from abroad. However, the product availability even in the US stores, or in other countries, has been quite limited because of supply shortage. Bloomber Businessweek says that "the shortage may stem from difficulty in getting enough of the touch screens used in the tablet computer". Sources: http://www.tietokone.fi/uutiset/apple_ipad_suomeen_aikaisintaan_elokuus… http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/06/01/apple_expected_to_sell_6_… http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-05-07/apple-ipad-in-short-supply-…
Good morning, I'm looking for results of these cross country skiing races: -15 km men Davos (22nd of January, 1975): only placements of Finnish skiers - Final… 1452 8.10.2011 World Cup 1975: 3. Juha Mieto, 107, 6. Juhani Repo and Vasili Rotsev (USSR) 84 World Cup 1976: 1. Juha Mieto, 133, 2. Arto Koivisto, 131 World Cup 1977: 2. Juha Mieto, 93, 16. Matti Pitkänen, 40, 19. Arto Koivisto, 37, 20. Juhani Re-po, 32 World Cup 1978: 5. Juha Mieto and Giulio Capitanio (ITA) 84 Source: Mitä Missä Milloin 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979. I couldn´t find information about two other races you metntioned. Maybe you could contact Sports Library of Finland e-mail:urheilukirjasto(at)stadion.fi http://www.urheilumuseo.fi/Default.aspx?tabid=3049 Other links: http://www.fis-ski.com/ http://www.hiihtoliitto.fi/mitali-ym_tilastoja/maastohiihdon_maailmancu…
I'm wondering if there's printing possibilities in Helsinki Library 10 or Kallio available? If so, how much does it cost (A4, black & white)? Thanks in… 1450 10.3.2016 It is possible to print in Library 10 and Kallio Library, as well as in all the HelMet Libraries. One page costs 40 cents. In the libraries, where there is the self service printing possibility, You can print five sheets in three months free-of-charge. http://www.helmet.fi/en-US http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Oulunkyla_Library/Sel…
How do people in remote areas get books? 1438 11.4.2012 People in remote areas get books by lending them in Bookbuses or Mobile libraries. I got the question to here Rovaniemi, Northern Finland. But the same is in the remote places in Eastern Finland or Ostrobothnia. There are bookbuses in 12 municipalicities from 21municipalities in Lapland and two bookbuses, which are common with many communities also in Sweden and Norway. http://www.utsjoki.fi/media/Sivistystoimi/Kirjasto/BokbussRuteplan2012… http://www.muonio.fi/fi/opiskelu-ja-vapaa-aika/bokbussen.html “Collaboration with the neighbouring area also involves the activities of two mobile libraries: the Muonio mobile library runs in four municipalities in Finland, in Sweden and Norway and the Karasjoki mobile library in three…