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Finnish translation of Pat Cadigan’s Mindplayers published at Finncon

Mindplayers (Mielenpeli), the first novel by Finncon’s Guest of Honour Pat Cadigan to be translated into Finnish, is published at Finncon. The book is published by Avain and translated by Matti Rosvall.
For more information: Tero Norkola, 0400 882 700


History of board games at the con

This year, Finncon’s board game department returns to its roots to the history of card and board games. Classics from decades, centuries, and millennia back, and naturally also their modern descendants, are on display and ready to be played. Come to hear and experience where these games have come from and where they are going.
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Traditional Finncon masquerade

Registration for the Finncon masquerade is now open! The deadly serious but playful masquerade is organized on Saturday, 17 July. The actual presentation of outfits takes place at the con from 5.40 to 6 p.m., and the prizes are awarded at the evening party at 8 p.m. (If the winners are underage, prizes are awarded [...]


Delia Sherman at Finncon

At Finncon this summer, you can also meet GoH Ellen Kushner’s wife, the American fantasy writer and editor Delia Sherman. In addition to her literary career, she has taught science fiction and fantasy writing. Her novel The Porcelain Dove won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award in 1994, and she is a founding member of The Interstitial [...]


Finnish translation of Ursula K. LeGuin’s Rocannon’s World published at Finncon

Rocannon’s World (1966) is the first novel by beloved fantasy writer Ursula K. LeGuin and has already achieved the status of a classic. The book’s Finnish translation by Jyrki Iivonen will be published at Finncon by Avain together with the publication of Pat Cadigan’s first Finnish translation, that of Mindplayers.
Rocannon’s World is an adventure on [...]


Kaffeeklatsch with the Guests of Honour

The traditional kaffeeklatsches are also part of this summer’s programming. Meet Guests of Honour Ellen Kushner and Pat Cadigan at the cabinet of Restaurant Sohwi, Pat on Saturday from 4 to 5 p.m. and Ellen on Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. Registration in advance at the info desk is required!
Kaffeeklatsch means a laid-back chat [...]


Order your Finncon T-shirt in advance!

Fabulous Finncon 2010 T-shirts will be on sale at Finncon. They are sure to be a hit, so make sure you get this summer’s coolest shirt by ordering it in advance!
The basic shirt is available in summery black and army green, ladyfit is available in black only. The little ones should not be left [...]