Tervetuloa mukaan viettämään Read Houria.
Moominvalley available for free to celebrate Read Hour
The Invisible Child episode, produced by Gutsy Animations will be available to watch for free via Sky Kids’ YouTube channel from 8th-11th September to celebrate Read Hour.Read more
Let’s celebrate Read Hour
Read Hour is celebrated in many cities and many countries on the 8th of September. Here we have listed some of the events that are taking place.Read more
The President of Finland: “There is a growing demand for open-mindedness and empathy in the world today.”
President of the Republic of Finland, Sauli Niinistö is the Patron of the Read Hour Literacy Campaign 2022.Read more
From World Book Day to the Summer Reading Challenge, literary initiatives are rife. Is there room for more?
Read Hour is a literacy initiative with the wonderfully simple objective of motivating people to read a book, a magazine, a comic, on UN International Literacy Day for just one hour.Read more
Read Hour returns to the UK this September
The renowned Finnish literacy initiative, Read Hour, will be returning to the UK on 8th September. There will be a number of events during Read Hour that families can attend.Read more
Arguing that reading is beneficial won’t get young people to read
Young people will read if they find texts of their interest. Video games and rap lyrics can be gateways to reading, writes Olli Alanen, Executive Director of the Children and Youth Foundation.Read more
You’re never alone when you are reading
There is a strong culture around reading in Estonia. Also, children in Estonia read a lot, writes Heidi Iivari at the Finnish Institute in Tartu, Estonia.Read more