About us

Folium Forlag og Translatørservice
Founded in 1998
Social subject: edition, translation and language teaching

Head Office: Norway
Org. nr. 880157922 MVA
Registered at the Commercial Register of Brønnøysund (Brønnøysundregistrene)

Branch Office: Portugal
NIPC 980320640
Registered at the Commercial Register of Porto under nr. 13621/20050803

Direction:
José Aurélio Rodrigues
Graduated in Modern Languages and Literatures by the Faculty of Letters of Lisbon University.

Member of NFF - Norsk faglitterær forfattær- og oversetterforening (Norwegian Association of Writers and Translators of Specialized Literature) from which he has already received several scholarships of specialized literature in the scope of lexicography and grammar.

Author of the first Portuguese - Norwegian Dictionary. He is also author of the Portuguese-Norwegian / Norwegian-Portuguese Academic Dictionary, of the Portuguese-Norwegian / Norwegian-Portuguese Pocket Dictionary and other Works related with Portuguese language teaching.

He taught Portuguese literature and Brazilian literature at the Faculty of Letters of Oslo University.

He was ordered commander, having been awarded the Insignia of the Order of Merit for his work in favour of the Portuguese language and literature.


Sponsorships:

 

For its innovation and commitment, Folium Forlag has been granted the sponsorship:
- of Camões Institute (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) in the lexicography area,
- of the Book and Libraries Portuguese Institute (Ministry of Education) in the translation of Portuguese classics,
- of the Fund for Specialized Literature in Norway (Det faglitterære fond) in the lexicography and grammar area.

An act of confidence gives peace and serenity.
Fiodor Dostoievski

Language

The frontiers of my language are the frontiers of my universe.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Language courses

It was Carlos V himself who said that a man who knows four languages stands for four men.
- Madame de Stael

Lexicography

Não tenha dúvidas no que significa "oversettelser". Consulte os nossos dicionários e saberá que o significado é: "tradução"!

Fiction

Have you ever thought of reading Camilo Castelo Branco, Eça de Queiroz or Mário de Sá carneiro in the language of Henrik Ibsen?

Reading

I believe nothing replaces reading a text, nothing replaces the memory of a text, nothing, no game. - Marguerite Duras