Viola Bályová


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Other language skills

Czech, English, Russian


Academic degree

Master, Comenius University in Bratislava, 2022 (Finnish language and culture and Russian language and culture)

Additional subject-specific studies

Finnish teacher at Adult Education Center in Eurajoki, 2022

Mentoring programme for beginner translators, FILI, 2022

Finalist in Slovak student translation competition, Slovak Literary Fund, 2021

Trainee at Embassy of Slovak Republic in Helsinki, 2021

Summer course of Finnish language and culture, Opetushallitus, 2018


Interests and specialisation

Prose, Drama, Literature for children and young people, Crime/detective, Non-fiction

List of translations

Pes menom Mačka. Ikar, 2023. Original title: Koira nimeltään Kissa by Tomi Kontio. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

I will be pleased to write reader’s reports.

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Päivitetty: 22.2.2023