Finnland. Cool & Happy
A guided tour of contemporary Finnish literature and on how to be happy the Finnish way.
Five years ago Finland was the guest of honour at Frankfurt book fair under the slogan FINNLAND. COOL. This year we are revisiting Frankfurt to say hello to all our friends from 2014 and to show what has happened in Finland and Finnish literature since that. To every Finn´s amazement Finland is officially the happiest nation in the world. This is why we have added Happy to our slogan. Is literature the key to being a happy nation? We believe so and that´s what this evening is about! We have asked a few of our contemporary writers and a translator to together with Roman Schatz try explain this to us