Ovi (magazine)

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Type of site
Online Magazine
Owner Chameleon Project
Created by Thanos Kalamidas and Asa Butcher
Website ovimagazine.com
Alexa rank 1,351,875 (April 2014)[1]
Commercial Yes
Registration No
Launched Dec 2004
Current status Active

Ovi is a multi-lingual non-profit daily publication that carries articles about ideas and opinion. It is based in Helsinki.

History and profile[edit]

Launched in December 2004 by two immigrants to Finland, Asa Butcher and Thanos Kalamidas, Ovi (door in Finnish) carries contributions on society, politics and culture in a number of different languages.

In 2006 Ovi was chosen as a Uranus.fi Success Story[2]

Since 4 September 2006 the site has had daily updates and continues to cover various global issues, including discrimination, inequality, poverty, human rights and children's rights.[3]

In January 2007, Ovi came second in Newropeans Magazine's Grands Prix 2006 awards. They were nominated as one of the three finalists in its 'Citizenship - Information' section. The awards recognise people active in the democratisation of the EU. A registered jury of around 1,000 people voted online awarding Ovi 29% of the vote. [4]

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