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The Ministry of Culture
of the Republic of Lithuania
 

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UNESCO Cultural Management and Cultural Policy Chair at Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts

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44th international festival POETRY SPRING 2008

 

P r o g r a m  
May 18 – June 1

  Sunday

  18  

  25  

   1  

  Monday

  19  

  26  

 

  Tuesday

  20  

  27  

 

  Wednesday

  21  

  28  

 

  Thursday

  22  

  29  

 

  Friday

  23  

  30  

 

  Saturday

  24  

  31  

 


May 18, Sunday

18 d. 18.00
Opening of the international festival POETRY SPRING “I Believe In Flowers: Spring Has Come Indeed”, Vilnius University Botanical gardens (Vingis Park, Vilnius)

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May 19, Monday

19 d. 13.00
Poetry festival in the courtyard of the Direction of Dieveniškės Historical Regional Park (Poškonys village, Šalčininkai district)

19 d. 14.00
Wishing good luck to the almanac “POETRY SPRING 2008” at the Book House “Vaga” (Gedimino pr. 50, Vilnius)

19 d. 18.00
Evening with the new almanac “POETRY SPRING 2008”. Presentation of the CD “Poetry and Voice 2008”. Opening of the exhibition of paintings by Ramūnas Čeponis at the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

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May 20, Tuesday

20 d. 10.45
POETRY SPRING forenoon in Seinai Gymnasium of “Žiburys” (Poland)

20 d. 12.45
Poetry readings hour in the gymnasium of S. Darius ir S. Girėnas in Punskas (Poland)

20 d. 12.45
Poetry readings hour in Punskas Lyceum of March 11th (Poland)

20 d. 13.00
Poetry festival-contest “Glimmering Words”: commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Little Poetry Spring of Borutaičiai Society in the homestead of Kazys Boruta in Pajiesis (Kaunas district)

20 d. 17.00
Evening “Hearty Meetings” in the Kaliningrad Central A. Chekhov Library (Moscow pr. 39, Kaliningrad)

20 d. 18.00
Poetical-musical compositions by students of Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre “We Should Haste While Children Are Still Asleep” at the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

20 d. 18.00
Poetry readings in Suvalkai (Poland)

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May 21, Wednesday

21 d. 9.00
Poetry readings in Bubeliai, at the birth place of Lithuanian poet Albinas Žukauskas (Poland)

21 d. 12.00
Meeting the Zigmas Gaidamavičius-Gėlė Prize winners in Šiauliai District Literature Museum in the town of Naisiai

21 d. 13.00
Poetry festival “Silent Are My Songs”. Awarding the 32nd Zigmas Gaidamavičius-Gėlė Prize for the best poetry debut in 2007 in Naisiai Cultural Center (Naisiai, Šiauliai district)

21 d. 13.00
POETRY SPRING for children in the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania Conference Hall (Gedimino pr. 51, Vilnius)

21 d. 15.00
Poetry and music hour “Spring Sounding in Verse” in Mykolas Romeris University (Ateities st. 20, Vilnius)

21 d. 16.00
Poetry readings hour “Poetry Is Like a Singing Bird” in the Blind People Library (Skroblų st. 10, Vilnius)

21 d. 18.00
Poetry degustation evening in Vilnius Teachers’ House (Vilnius st. 39, Vilnius)

21 d. 18.00
Evening “Dancer on Bridge Over Abyss”. Commemorating the 60th birth anniversary of Onė Baliukonė. Meeting with the author of monograph on the poetess “Dancer on Bridge Over Abyss” prof. Viktorija Daujotytė in Vilnius Picture Gallery (Didžioji st. 4, Vilnius)

21 d. 18.00
Poetry festival in Šilainė (Poland)

21 d. 18.30
Poetry readings “Among Friends of King of Beans” (hotel “Albertina”, Kaliningrad)

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May 22, Thursday

22 d. 12.00
Poetry festival “Letters on a Birds’ Wings” in the Public Library of Lazdijai District Municipality (Senamiesčio st. 5, Lazdijai)

22 d. 14.00
Literary Spring in Vilnius Pedagogical University (T. Ševčenkos st. 31, Vilnius)

22 d. 15.00
Poetry readings hour in Vilnius University LLS auditorium (Universiteto st. 3, Vilnius)

22 d. 16.00
Poetry readings in Panevėžys District Municipal Library of G. Petkevičaitė-Bitė (Respublikos st. 37, Panevėžys)

22 d. 18.00
Evening of poetry by young poets and singed poetry “Versed Spring” at the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

22 d. 18.00
Poets improvise while traveling by “Siaurukas” (“Narrow Railroad”) from Panevėžys railway station to Surdegis railway station: “By Train of Blooming Lilacs”

22 d. 18.00
Poetry by Adomas Mickevičius – presentation of the CD “On Piligrim’s Way” in Vilnius Public Library of Adomas Mickevičius (Trakų st. 10, Vilnius)

22 d. 19.30
Poetry readings by blooming lilacs in Surdegis railway station (Anykščiai district)

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May 23, Friday

23 d. 17.00
“From POETRY SPRING to POETRY SPRING: readings and evaluations” at the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

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May 24, Saturay

24 d. 12.00
Literature lesson in Dublin Saturday Lithuanian School “Keturi vėjai” (Inchicore College of Further Education, Emmet Rd., Dublin, Ireland)

24 d. 18.00
“Poetics of films by Krzysztof Zanussi”: meeting with the Polish film director Krzysztof Zanussi at the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

24 d. 20.00
Poetry evening in the club “The HUB“ (24 Eustace st., Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland)

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May 25, Sunday

25 d. 11.00
Literature lesson in Monaghan Sunday Lithuanian School (Ireland)

25 d. 17.00
Poetry evening “Trace of Liudas Gira in Žvėrynas” in Mildos square, Žvėrynas (at the corner of Kęstutis and Liubartas streets crossing, Vilnius)

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May 26, Monday

26 d. 17.00
Presentation of the DVD “BioHazard” by the experimental audiovisual poetry group “Sintezija”. Modern dance, music and poetry performances and visual works in French Cultural Centre (Didžioji st. 1, Vilnius)

26 d. 17.00
Poetry and music evening “Dedication to Kaunas”: commemorating the 600th anniversary of Kaunas municipality in the Artists’ House (V. Putvinskio st. 56, Kaunas)

26 d. 18.00
Evening “Behind Sunset”: presentation of postmortem poetry collection “Behind Sunset” by Alfonsas Maldonis / POETRY SPRING laureates / the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

26 d. 19.00
POETRY SPRING in the hall of Renhoff castle in Hüttenfeld (Lorscher Str. 1, Lampertheim-Hüttenfeld, Germany)

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May 27, Tuesday

27 d. 11.30
Poets meet with theVasario 16-osiosGymnasium pupils and teachers (Lorscher Str. 1, Lampertheim-Hüttenfeld, Germany)

27 d. 13.00
“Growing up with a Poem”: schoolchildren reading their poetry at the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

27 d. 16.00
Workshop of the young literati “Manuscript and the First Book…” in the Lithuanian Writers’ Union White Hall (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

27 d. 17.00
Evening of the prosaists writing poetry “Between Prose and Verse” in Kaunas Artists’s House (V. Putvinskio st. 56, Kaunas)

27 d. 18.00
Poetry and music evening “Toads’ Songs Improvisations II” in Vilnius Public Library of Adomas Mickevičius (Trakų st. 10, Vilnius)

27 d. 18.00
The hour of Vytautas Mačernis’ and Henrikas Nagys’ poetry readings “It All Comes From Nostalgia…” at the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

27 d. 19.00
POETRY SPRING in foyer of Friedrich-Fröbel secondary school in Viernheim (Saarland Str. 2-4, Viernheim, Germany)

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May 28, Wednesday

28 d. 12.00
POETRY SPRING in the hall of Arts Faculty of Vilnius College (Didžioji st. 38, Vilnius)

28 d. 16.00
Vilnius Children Foster Home pupils meet with poetess Violeta Palčinskaitė at the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

28 d. 17.00
Poetry lovers evening “I Can’t Live Without Poems” in Kaunas Artists’ House (V. Putvinskio st. 56, Kaunas)

28 d. 18.00
Poetry readings and meeting with poet Jiři Červenka in the Embassy of Czech Republic (Birutės st. 16, Vilnius)

28 d. 18.30
Meeting with poet Miloš Đurđević in Vilnius University Faculty of Philology (Universiteto st. 5, Vilnius)

28 d. 19.00
Jazz and poetry in Užupis Café (Užupio st. 2A, Vilnius)

28 d. 19.30
Authorial evening of the guests of POETRY SPRING Suzanne Doppelt and Anne Portugal in French Cultural Centre (Didžioji st. 1, Vilnius)

28 d. 21.00
Evening get-together “Poems All Night Long” at the Writers’ Club (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

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May 29, Thursday

29 d. 11.00
International Conference of Poets and Literary Critics “Poetry: Pleasure to Read” in the White Hall of Lithuanian Writers’ Union (K. Sirvydo st. 6, Vilnius)

29 d. 11.00
Meeting poets in the Municipality of Šakiai district

29 d. 12.30
Poetry readings “Honoring Vincas Kudirka” in V. Kudirka Museum in Kudirka Naumiestis (Šakiai district)

29 d. 12.30
Poetry readings in Šventaduobė in Plokščiai (Šakiai district)

29 d. 14.00
Mayor of Vilnius welcomes the guests and poets of POETRY SPRING. Awarding Mayor of Vilnius Award in the City Hall of Vilnius (Didžioji st. 31, Vilnius)

29 d. 16.00
Poetry festival “Day of Vincas Kudirka”: commemorating 150th birth anniversary of Vincas Kudirka in Šakiai

29 d. 17.00
Poetry afternoon in the homestead of B. Brazdžionis (Taikos pr. 21, Kaunas)

29 d. 17.00
Poetry afternoon in Salomėja Nėris Memorial Museum (S. Nėries st. 7, Palemonas)

29 d. 17.00
Poetry afternoon in B. and V. Sruoga’s House-Museum (B. Sruogos st. 21, Kaunas)

29 d. 18.00
Evening of poetry and music synthesis “Maid, And Not Only Her” in Vilnius Public Library of Adomas Mickevičius (Trakų st. 10, Vilnius)

29 d. 18.00
Evening of the POETRY SPRING guests “Poetry in World and World in Poetry” in Europos Parkas (Joneikiškės village, Vilnius district)

29 d. 18.00
Young poets evening in the courtyard of Klaipėda Centre of Cultures and Communications (Daržų st. 4 / Bažnyčių st. 10, Klaipėda)

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May 30, Friday

30 d. 11.00
Poets receptions in the Municipality of Marijampolė (Basanavičiaus sq. 1, Marijampolė)

30 d. 12.00
Poets meet with the Saulės Gymnasium of Biržai pupils and teachers (Vytauto st. 32, Biržai)

30 d. 12.00
Poets meet with the Aušra Secondary School of Biržai pupils and teachers (Vytauto st. 47, Biržai)

30 d. 12.00
Poets meet with the Atžalynas Secondary School of Biržai pupils and teachers (Vytauto st. 47, Biržai)

30 d. 12.00
POETRY SPRING participants reception in the Municipality of Vilkaviškis (Vilkaviškis)

30 d. 13.00
Poetry reading in Kiršai, at the birth place of Lithuanian poetess Salomėja Nėris (Vilkaviškis district)

30 d. 13.00
Poetry afternoon in Skaudvilė Gymnasium (Mokyklos st. 4, Skaudvilė, Tauragės district)

30 d. 13.30
Poetry readings “Words Dissolving in Space” in the courtyard of Marijampolė Petras Kriaučiūnas Public Library (Vytauto st. 20, Marijampolė)

30 d. 14.00
Poetry festival “White Viburnum”: commemorating the 115th birth anniversary of V. Mykolaitis-Putinas in Pilotiškės (Prienai district)

30 d. 15.30
Poetry evening “Under Vaulting of Rafters” in the courtyard of Taukaičiai “barn theatre” "Rafters” (Dženčialauka village, Marijampolė district)

30 d. 16.00
Poetry readings in Lomiai village (Tauragė district)

30 d. 16.30
Poetry festival. Awarding the Salomėja Nėris Prize in the Palace of Paežeriai (Vilkaviškis district)

30 d. 17.00
Evening of the POETRY SPRING guests in the courtyard of Klaipėda District Ieva Simonaitytė Public Library (Herkus Mantas st. 25, Klaipėda)

30 d. 17.00
POETRY SPRING in Radvilos fortress (J. Radvilos st. 3, Biržai)

30 d. 18.00
“Gardens Beyond the Cemetery”: evening of poetry by Mantas Gimžauskas in Kupiškis Cultural Centre (Gedimino st. 40, Kupiškis)

30 d. 18.00
POETRY SPRING in Tauragė at the Jūra river (in terrace of café “Banga”, Kranto st. 3A, Tauragė)

30 d. 18.00
Poetry festival in the Memorial Thom Mann’s Museum (Skruzdynės st. 17, Nida)

30 d. 18.00
Celebration of the laureate’s award, the literary evening party in the courtyard of the Maironis Literature Museum (Rotušės sq. 13, Kaunas)

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May 31, Saturday

31 d. 11.00
POETRY SPRING in Kernavė viewpoint by wooden chapel (Širvintos district)

31 d. 11.00
Poetry festival in the Pandėlys branch of Juozas Keliuotis Public Library (Rokiškis district)

31 d. 11.00
Poetry feast day in Paberžė Holy Virgin Visitation Church (Kėdainiai district)

31 d. 12.00
POETRY SPRING in Šilavoto Davatkynas (Prienai district)

31 d. 12.00
POETRY SPRING on the Šatrija Hill (Telšiai district)

31 d. 13.00
Periodicals “Naujoji Romuva” and “Nemunas”: poetry as a way of communication (Salovartė, Varėnos district)

31 d. 15.00
Poetry readings in the Museum of J. and A. Tunaičiai (Šetekšniai village, Rokiškis district)

31 d. 15.00
Poetry hour “Words By the Old Oak”: in memoriam of the pioneer of singed poetry Vytautas Kernagis (Pilaitė park forest, Vilnius)

31 d. 16.00
POETRY SPRING in the courtyard of Širvintai District Public Library (I. Šeiniaus st. 4, Širvintos)

31 d. 16.00
POETRY SPRING in the Church of All Saints in Pašušvys (Radviliškis district)

31 d. 17.00
POETRY SPRING in the courtyard of Klaipėda Art Gallery (Liepų st. 33, Klaipėda)

31 d. 17.00
Poetry and music evening “Through the School Window”: in memoriam of Vaidotas Daunys, in Jonas Aistis branch of the Museum of Kaišiadorys (J. Aisčio st. 1, Rumšiškės, Kaišiadorys district)

31 d. 17.30
POETRY SPRING in Palanga Cultural Centre “Ramybė” (Vytauto st. 35, Palanga)

31 d. 18.00
POETRY SPRING by Balys Sruoga monument in Birštonas

31 d. 18.00
Poetry festival in the Literature and Art Museum of Elektrėnai municipality (Rungos st. 24, Elektrėnai)

31 d. 19.00
POETRY SPRING in Baisogala Park (Radviliškis district)

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June 1, Sunday

1 d. 17.00
Closing ceremony of POETRY SPRING in the K. Sarbievijus courtyard of Vilnius University (Universiteto st. 3, Vilnius)

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Entrance to the all international poetry festival POETRY SPRING events is free

Organizers: Lithuanian Writers’ Union and the Writers’ Club

Infomation: Rasytojai.lt – the Platform of Literary Culture

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