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Kaisu Lahikainen

Kaisu Lahikainen is a Finnish translator from Estonian. She has a PhD from Helsinki University on 1988, PhD 1991. Main focus: Fenno-ugrian languages, side focus: Finnish literature, Finnish, folkart and art history.

Worked as an editor for Karjala-lehti (1985-88) and editor in chief for the same paper (1988-91), freelance editor and translator into Finnish as well as Estonian teacher (1991–2007), project coordinator and secretary for Karelian Union East Karelia part (1997–2002), Finnish language and literature teacher (2002-2020).

2012
Agricola-palkinto
For Ene Mihkelson's "Ruttohauta"
2008
Maarjamaa Risti IV klassi teenetemärk
2006
Kaakkois-Suomen taidepalkinto
2004
Kääntäjien valtionpalkinto
For Jaan Kross' "Uppiniskaisuuden kronikka" together with Jouko Vanhanen
2003
Kirjallisuuden Karjala-palkinto
Mika Keränen. Vanemuise's Blade