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Audioexhibition ”Poetry Ride” makes a stop in Riga

Audioexhibition ”Poetry Ride” makes a stop in Riga

23.08.2014

The opening of exhibition ”Poetry Ride - the first 7 years” on 9 September 7pm at The National Library of Latvia. Live performances by poets Heli Laaksonen (FIN), Contra (EST), fs (EST), Inga Gaile (LV), Ingmāra Balode (LV), Anna Auziņa (LV), Kārlis Vērdiņš (LV), Eduards Aivars (LV), Valts Ernštreits (LV) and Arvis Viguls (LV ... Read more
Poetry Ride heading to Norway

Poetry Ride heading to Norway

23.04.2014

Poetry Ride is heading to Norway along with its traditional participating countries Finland, Estonia and Latvia. The theme of Poetry Ride 2014 is cooperation with universities and meeting the future translators. The ride is visiting universities of Eastern Finland in Joensuu, university of Tartu in Estonia and university of Daugavpils in Latvia, along with an Norwegian university. Creating net ... Read more
Poetry Ride and poetry written in dialect in Tartu

Poetry Ride and poetry written in dialect in Tartu

23.10.2013

Poetry Ride concentrates on poetry written in dialect in an event in Tartu City Library on 15th November.  Heli Laaksonen from Finland, Contra and Jan Rahman from Estonia and Guntars Godiņš from Latvia discuss about writing poetry in dialect and the challenges of translating it. You can read more about the event in Estonian in here. ... Read more
A Finnish order for Guntars Godiņš

A Finnish order for Guntars Godiņš

03.10.2013

Guntars Godiņš, the artistic director of the Poetry Ride, has received the order of the Lion of Finland awarded by president of Finland Sauli Niinistö. The order was presented to Godiņš by ambassador of Finland in Latvia, Pirkko Hämäläinen at a ceremony in the embassy on 2nd of October. Godiņš was  given the order for his contribution to cultivating ... Read more