Yousif Abu al-Fawz: On one evening in the railwaystation

The books of Yousif Abu al Fawz, a writer born in Iraq, offer different views to contemporary Helsinki and its surroundings. The only one of them that has been translated to Finnish is called Magic Bird (Taikalintu Like, 2000). This fragment of one of the stories of the book is located in the central railwaystation of Helsinki.


Yousif Abu al Fawz: Eräänä iltana, katkelma. arabiasta suomentanut Marko Juntunen


Yousif Abu Al Fawz, fragment of the story Magic bird in Arabic


An encounter with Yousif Abu al Fawz is organised as part of the Programme of the City Ghettos of Today on Sept 8th, 2014 at 18:45-19:30, at Stoa, Helsinki.