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Winter application round ends 1.2.2022

Applications for translation and printing grants for international publishers are now open until 1 February.

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FILI grant application results announced, nearly 250 000 euros awarded

FILI’s advisory board met earlier this week and the results of the Autumn’s application round have been announced today.  We […]

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FILI Book Picks / Autumn 2021

This year we publish small videos presenting our top picks of topical Finnish literature. 
FILI’s Book Picks in Autumn, vol.1 (fiction & non-fiction)
FILI’s Book Picks in Autumn, vol. 2 (children & YA)

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Autumn application round has started 1.10.

Our online application form is now open. Translation grants for publishers can be applied until 1 November. Application instructions Online […]

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FILI closed in July

We switch off our computers and mobile phones, FILI is closed for summer from 25 June to 1 August. Have […]

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Join us for Editors’ Coffee Breaks!

We have organised a couple of virtual Editors’ Coffee Breaks this Spring. During the Coffee Break, we exchange news and […]

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FILI’s book picks

Instead of catalogues, this Spring we publish small videos presenting our top picks of topical Finnish literature. Video: FILI’s book […]

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Application round has ended, results will be published in mid-June

Our application round ended 1 May. We received a really nice amount of applications, around 130 from foreign publishers and […]

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FILI application round closes on Saturday 1 May

Please note, that the deadline falls on Saturday and there is no online help available then. So the sooner you […]

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Application round for FILI grants has started 1 April

Application round for FILI translation grants began on 1 April 2021 and ends on 1 May 2021. Results will be […]

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The results of the year’s first grant period have been published

FILI’s advisory board held its meeting on 17 March, and the results of the grant round have now been published […]

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Mentorship programme 2021 starts in February

Mentorship is open to translators at the start of their careers who do not yet have significant experience of translating […]

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Our application round closed on 1 February and the results will be published by 22 March

Application round for FILI grants closed on 1 February. FILI’s advisory board will have a meeting in mid-March in order […]

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Application round for FILI grants is open

The first of our three annual application rounds opened on 1 January and will close on 1 February 2021 at […]

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A record-breaking number of applications in 2020

The number of applications received in 2020 increased by about a quarter over the previous year’s figure. All in all, grants were awarded for translations of Finnish literature into 40 languages. The largest numbers of grants were awarded for translations into Estonian, German and Russian.

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Results from our October application round have been published

FILI’s advisory board held its meeting and awarded nearly 250 000 euros in grants. The results of the October application […]

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Applications to FILI’s Translator-in-Residence programme

In 2021 the residence period is 15.2.–7.3. in Villa Salin (Lauttasaari, Helsinki). The application period starts 2 November and deadline for the applications is 30 November (at 23.59 Finnish time).

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FILI application round closed on 1 November

Deadline for FILI grants was 1 November. The results will be published in mid-December when FILI’s advisory board has had […]

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FILI translation grant application round opens on 1 October

The last application round for this year opened on 1 October and closes on 1 November.

Our translation grant programme is still part of a joint Nordic campaign in which we guarantee to award a grant covering 50% of translation costs for a project, provided that the application meets the grant criteria and the grants advisory board approves the grant.

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Semi-annual Finnish Book Market Bulletin September 2020

Book sales boosted by coronavirus while literary exports reach record levels Finland made it through the first wave of coronavirus […]

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