Sveikinu su gimtadieniu! This is how they say Happy Birthday in Lithuania, this is, what we say to the poet behind the 10th window of our Advent Calendar,
(with translations into English)
poet and playwright, born 10 December, 1980 in Klaipėda, Lithuania.
Gabrielė Labanauskaitė uses song, spoken word and video as a vehicle for her poetry. She is the founder of the poetry/music/video collaboration “Avaspo” (Audiovisual Asp of Poetry) and organises the annual festival “Tarpfest” (In-between Festival), Lithuania’s only audiovisual poetry festival in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda.
The network of partners of lyrikline.org has expanded. We welcome our partners in Iceland, Lithuania, Russia and China
Das Partnernetzwerk von lyrikline.org ist größer geworden. Wir begrüßen unsere Partner in Island, Litauen, Russland und China
Iceland/Island : Bókmenntasjóður – The Icelandic Literature Fund (Reykjavik)
Lithuania/Litauen: Koperator – Tarptautinių kultūros programų centras – The International Cultural Programme Centre (Vilnius)
Russia/Russland: Новая литературная карта России – New Literary Map of Russia (Moskau)
China: DJS Art Foundation [private foundation to support poetry and arts] (Los Angeles)