Anywhere is home


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Anywhere is home

Poetry night at the Nordic House, Wednesday 7 June, 7pm

 

A visit to Iceland by Författarcentrum Väst (”Writers’ centre West”) Gothenburg: Anna Mattson, Axîn Welat, Kristín Bjarnadóttir and Louise Halvardsson from the poetry group PoPP. The theme is home, based on the poets’ experience of living abroad; ”home” could be in Cambodia or Syria as well as in Sweden.

 

The language spoken on the night will be Swedish, Kurdish, English and Icelandic; the Icelandic poets Þórdís Gísladóttir, Anton Helgi Jónsson and Linda Vilhjálmsdóttir have made interpretations of the Swedish poems.

 

A very warm welcome! Free entrance (but donations appreciated). The restaurant is open.

 

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During their stay in Iceland the poetry group PoPP will perform at the book café, Norðurbakki in Hafnarfjörður, Tuesday 6 June, 8pm and at the Nordic House, Wednedsay 7 June, 7-8.15pm

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