Northern Ireland is home to a rich literary tradition; in this article we take a look at the literary heritage of Northern Ireland and its legacy of writers who have helped place Northern Ireland firmly on the map as a literary tourism destination.*
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Kainuun Opisto is a community college and course centre open to all. The institution is located in Paltamo, on the shores of Lake Oulujärvi. They offer conference and training services, facilities for parties as well as accommodation and catering services. The story of the institution goes back more than 100 years. Our Literary Tourism Plans: […]
Suomussalmi municipality is located in the northern part of Kainuu region, bordering Russia. Known for its pristine nature, strong cultural sector and history. Raate village in Suomussalmi was the setting of decisive battles during the Winter War in 1940. Hossa national park in the farthest corner of the municipality invites you to experience both its […]
Eino Leino house foundation plans to write, direct and pilot one of the cornerstones of Finnish literature, the story of Kullervo, as a play. The play will focus on the Kalevala, the life and work of Elias Lönnrot and the Kainuu region and will include song and dance depicting the Kalevala ‘story telling’ tradition.
The Product Incubation Programme (PIP) element in Northern Ireland and Counties Cavan and Monaghan is being led by ICBAN (the Western Development Commission has responsibility for delivery in Counties Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim).
“Experience the soul of the beautiful Finnish landscape through Literature!” . The lakes and rolling hills of the North open up for travellers and locals alike in a whole new way through the stories and poetry of Eino Leino.
“I seek to describe the people’s core essence. Not to show them as puppets, nor as saints, but digging in somewhere in the area where good and evil collide. Life is full of satire. It is impossible to fit it into the framework of a small book as much as one would like. ”
The Idän Taiga association has about 60 member companies mainly located in Kuhmo and Suomussalmi areas in Eastern Kainuu, marketed under the Wild Taiga brand name. The network of member companies offer opportunities to hike in magnificent, unspoiled nature, watch and photograph wildlife, and also enjoy cultural activities. Our Literary Tourism Plans: The network of […]
“Entering our house you will be overwhelmed by the tranquility, it’s as if the old log walls quietly whisper the ancient stories to your ear. We can’t wait to open our doors to offer you a journey into the mythical world of the Kalevala!”
Our Spot-lit colleagues Cairde Sligo Arts Festival have put together an exciting programme of events which will be shared online from July 8th to July 11th. Join the conversation: @cairdefestival #CairdeConnected View Full Programme of Events HERE Cairde’s literary programme has been growing year by year and now, more than ever, it is vital to […]