Estonian Embassy in Helsinki
Itäinen Puistotie 10, Helsinki

16.04.2019 14:00

The creation of Tõnu Õnnepalu is gradually opening up to Finnish readers. ‘Mõõt’ is already the sixth book by him that is published in Finnish.

The poetry collection ‘Mõõt’ – ‘Mitta’ in Finnish – has been translated by Katja Meriluoto who has specialized in poetry translations. The book is published by the publishing house Kustannusliike Parkko.

Presentation of the book will take place at the Estonian Embassy in Helsinki on April 16 at 2 pm. The publisher Tommi Parkko, the translator Katja Meriluoto and the literary researcher and the author of the afterword of the book, Mart Velsker, will also participate in the conversation with Tõnu Õnnepalu. The conversation will be translated by Petteri Aarnos.

Please register your participation until April 10 by sending an e-mail at

In the same evening, on April 16 at 6 pm, there will also be a presentation party at the Helsinki Estonian House, where you can meet the writer in an informal atmosphere.

Presentation party at Facebook:

In cooperation with publishing house Kustannusliike Parkko, the Association of Estonia-Societies in Finland, the Tuglas Society, the Estonian Institute in Finland, and the Estonian Embassy in Finland.

Additional information:
Head of the Estonian Institute in Finland, Sanna Immanen
+358 40 515 0085