Nuntii Latini

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Nuntii Latini is a news service based in Finland that broadcasts in Latin. It has been broadcast since September 1989 by the Finnish national broadcaster Yle (Radiophonia Finnica Generalis) on Yle Radio 1 -channel.

Station output[edit]

There is a weekly broadcast of recent world news and human interest. Articles are usually alternately read by a male and female announcer, in Latin. Pronunciation approaches "classical" for the most part, with varying accuracy. Listeners can follow a written transcript of news items. A "Glossarium programmatis" is provided for each program translating 6 to 10 of the key Latin terms into Finnish, English, and German.

Technical requirements for listening[edit]

Listening to on-line recordings of broadcasts used to require RealPlayer audio player. Podcasting and MP3 downloads have been recently added.

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