Last updated

PublisherDomirola Inc.
Year founded1973;49 years ago (1973)
Country Finland
Based in Helsinki
Language Finnish
Website Kulttuurivihkot
ISSN 0356-3367
OCLC 9306855

Kulttuurivihkot (Finnish: Cultural notes) is a Finnish language bimonthly left-wing political and arts magazine published in Helsinki, Finland. It has been in circulation since 1973.


History and profile

Kulttuurivihkot was founded by a group linked to the Association for Cultural Workers in Finland in 1973. [1] One of the founders was Juha Virkkunen, a Finnish journalist. [2] He was also the founding editor-in-chief of the magazine. [2] Kulttuurivihkot had a Marxist stance until 1991 when it became an independent left-wing magazine. [1] It is published by Domirola Inc. [3] on a bimonthly basis. [4] The magazine covers articles on arts, cultural politics and ideologies from a left-wing perspective. [1]

Kulttuurivihkot and the independent left, a political student organization at the University of Helsinki, have offered the Leonid Brezhnev peace prize since 2002. [3] The prize was named after the Soviet Union leader Leonid Brezhnev. [3] In 2002 the recipients of the award were George W. Bush, the US president, and Tony Blair, the prime minister of United Kingdom. [3]

See also

List of magazines in Finland

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