The father of the written Finnish language Mikael Agricola is getting a pastry named after him. The pastry will be chosen from four options in a voting arranged by Pipliaseura (Finnish Bible Society). The voting started 9 April, on the Day of Mikael Agricola and the Finnish Language. The competing pastries have been created by four baking bloggers who Pipliaseura asked to come up with a sweet pastry to be named after Mikael Agricola. The winner will be chosen by the public.
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Mikael Agricola to get pastry named in his honour
The aim of the campaign is to draw attention to the vast number of illiterate people in the world. "But there is also a playful side to this. Runeberg, the Swedish-language poet, has his pastry that we eat on a certain day each year.