Harkaitz Cano and Rikardo Arregi in Silesius Poetry Festival of Wroclaw

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2016-05-03

The Basque writers Harkaitz Cano and Rikardo Arregi will be in the International Poetry Festival Silesius in Wroclaw in May 10, with the support of Etxepare Basque Institute and with the aim of presenting their last poem work.

After the stay of these writers, they will also visit Poznan and Warsaw to meet Basque language and culture students in the universities of both cities.

The Festival is organized within the literary programme of the European Capital of Culture Wroclaw 2016 and will be held in May 8-15, being one of the most relevant cultural events in the country: it collects a wide compilation of contemporary Polish poetry, as well as from other origins.

In addition, the event includes: several of ‘Meet the Author’ sessions with Polish as well as foreign poets, panels discussions led by university experts in the field of lyric poetry, music concerts, lessons designed for school pupils, encouraging them to commune with poems and guiding how to do it, and last but not least, the Wroclaw Silesius Poetry Award ceremony.

 

The Basque writers Harkaitz Cano and Rikardo Arregi will be in the International Poetry Festival Silesius in Wroclaw in May 10, with the support of Etxepare Basque Institute and with the aim of presenting their last poem work.

After the stay of these writers, they will also visit Poznan and Warsaw to meet Basque language and culture students in the universities of both cities.

The Festival is organized within the literary programme of the European Capital of Culture Wroclaw 2016 and will be held in May 8-15, being one of the most relevant cultural events in the country: it collects a wide compilation of contemporary Polish poetry, as well as from other origins.

In addition, the event includes: several of ‘Meet the Author’ sessions with Polish as well as foreign poets, panels discussions led by university experts in the field of lyric poetry, music concerts, lessons designed for school pupils, encouraging them to commune with poems and guiding how to do it, and last but not least, the Wroclaw Silesius Poetry Award ceremony.

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