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lyrikline.org inauguration in Helsinki

Posted in about us by Heiko Strunk on 12. August 2010

The official opening of the Finnish edition of lyrikline.org is going to take place in Helsinki on 26 August 2010 during the Runokuu (Poetry Moon) Festival*. It will feature a presentation of lyrikline.org including the first five Finnish poets, prepared for us by our Finnish partners Lukukeskus/The Finnish Reading Centre and Nuoren Voiman Liitto. All new featured poets will be present and will read on that evening: Tua Forsström, Tomi Kontio, Lauri Otonkoski, Saila Susiluoto, and Johanna Venho.

The inauguration event takes place at restaurant Kaisaniemi and will start at 20:30. Afterwards, around 21:45, some ZEBRA poetry films are screened and the band Vaarallista will be playing.

Before the lyrikline inauguration there will be a poetry slam competition.

So, if you are around, join us:

Thu., 26.8., 20.30 Uhr, Lyrikline inauguration,
Ravintola (restaurant) Kaisaniemi, Kaisaniementie 6, Helsinki
Moderation Sakari Katajamäki

Many thanks go to Goethe Institut Finland for their kind support, and of course to Lukukeskus and Nuoren Voiman Liitto !!

* There´s also the Helsinki Festival going on at the same time, and Poetry Moon is a part of it. Here´s the
site, also in English http://www.helsinginjuhlaviikot.fi

lyrikline.org inauguration in Helsinki

The official opening of the Finnish edition of lyrikline.org will be taking place in Helsinki on 26 August 2010 during the Runokuu (Poetry Moon) Festival. It will feature a presentation of the first five Finnish poets, prepared for us by our Finnish partners Lukukeskus /The Finnish Reading Centre and Nuoren Voiman Liitto. All five featured poets will give a reading: Tua Forsström, Tomi Kontio, Lauri Otonkoski, Saila Susiluoto, Johanna Venho.

The inauguration event takes place at restaurant Kaisaniemi. It will start at 20:30 and the would be over by 21:45. After that there will be a live band playing.

Before the lyrikline inauguration there will be a poetry slam competition. The Poetry Slam Final will end around 20.00. During the half an hour break 20.00-20.30 ZEBRA poetry films will be screened.

So, if you are around please meet us there:

Do., 26.8., 20.30 Uhr, Lyrikline inauguration,

Ravintola (restaurant) Kaisaniemi, Kaisaniementie 6, Helsinki

Moderation Sakari Katajamäki

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