Tove Jansson's 100th Anniversary and Moomin Exhibition at the Arabia Gallery in Helsinki - Skimbaco Lifestyle | online magazine
We recently visited the Arabia Factory in Finland. Arabia has been manufacturing Moomin mugs for decades, and held a Moomin Exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, one of the most beloved and well-known authors and illustrators of Finland. The exhibition was part of the “Tove 100” portraying Tove Jansson’s […]
Moominvalley in November
In the ‘difficult’ final Moomin novel, Tove Jansson takes the audacious step of entirely excising her core cast, focusing instead on a disparate group visitors who gather at the family’s home, but find them missing. It was a move that didn't exactly go down well with readers at the time: Moominvalley in November was anticipated…
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