“Masterful translation” wins first place

  • 2013-04-24
  • From wire reports
TALLINN - On April 19 in Tallinn, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics announced the winner of the Estonian-Latvian/Latvian-Estonian translation prize, reports LETA. The winner of the prize was Latvian translator Maima Grinberga.The masterful translation that earned her the award was of Jaan Kross’ great historical novel Between Three Plagues.Foreign Minister Paet said that it is noteworthy that Grinberga hads already won the translation prize once before, in 2009.Paet also said that the translation contest proves that Estoni...
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