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  • Feb 28, 2012
  • 03:04 PM

Kone Foundation grants EUR 6 million for language programme

Helsingin Sanomat
The Kone Foundation has granted a total of EUR 6 million in funding for a language programme aimed at supporting the documentation and status of the Finno-Ugric languages and Finnish minority languages.
  • Dec 22, 2011
  • 12:23 PM

Twitter Adds Danish, Finnish, Norwegian And Polish, Now Supports 21 Different Languages

Shea Bennett / mediabistro.com
Now, with Danish, Finnish, Norwegian And Polish newly available on the network, Twitter supports an impressive 21 different languages.
  • Jun 26, 2011
  • 11:57 PM

Concordia Language Villages: Finnish ambassador celebrates Salolampi anniversary

Molly Miron / Bemidji Pioneer
Salolampi, Concordia Language Villages Finnish Village, celebrated its 35th anniversary Saturday. The Salolampi Foundation and Concordia Language Villages invited Ambassador Lintu, who flew from the embassy in Washington, D.C., to Bemidji to take part in the celebration.
  • Apr 27, 2011
  • 09:11 PM

No work for a dream immigrant?

Jarkko Jokelainen / Helsingin Sanomat
...This is the kind of immigrant that people would seem to want to have here. Aren’t these the kinds of skilled people that we need in our increasingly international companies, where the official language has switched over to English?
  • Apr 17, 2011
  • 10:59 PM

Swedish language under threat in Finland: report

The Local
In an upcoming report on minority languages the Council of Europe states that Swedish as an official language in Finland is under threat due to officials’ poor Swedish skills and deficiencies in the mandatory Swedish tuition in schools. Kimmo Sasi of the Finnish Constitutional Law Committee is not surprised by the Council’s findings.

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