Transpoesie: Harkaitz Cano brings Basque poetry to Brussels

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2017-09-26

Basque writer Harkaitz Cano will represent today the Basque poetry in the  Transpoesie festival that is celebrated annually in Brussels. The festival welcomes poets from different countries to offer recitals of their works.

Basque writer Harkaitz Cano will represent today the Basque poetry in the  Transpoesie festival that is celebrated annually in Brussels. The festival welcomes poets from different countries to offer recitals of their works.

The poetry festival is organised for the seveth consecutive year by EUNIC Brussels, the European Union National Institutes for Culture based in the Belgian capital; the Etxepare is member of the net since 2015. The festival has been organized with the support of the Delegation of the Basque Country for the European Union. This year it officially begins on 26 September, marking the European Day of Languages . This year, a few countries have joined together to offer the population of Brussels a selection of poems in their original languages, with translations in French, English and Dutch.

The festival begins the first of its activities today in Muntpunt, the documentation center of the Flemish Community of Belgium, where, in addition to the Basque author Harkaitz Cano, some other poets will recite their works: the duo EstradpoesiFI formed by Malin and Melinda Lonnberg (Finland), Zuzanna Fuksová (Czech Republic), Anja Golob (Slovenia) and Fatih Okumuş (Turkey).

 More information about the festival through this link.

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