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Velta Snikere, 4 Lines and a Celebration

Thursday 24 January 2019, 6:30 pm10:00 pm

Velta Sniķere is a celebrated Latvian poet and the event features a book launch of her translations of traditional Latvian poems. Academic Sintija Kampāne will speak about Velta’s poetry and the book. A short film about Velta will be shown followed by a book-signing and networking session.

Admission £5 to be paid on arrival. Registration in advance by e-mail to [email protected] essential due to space limitations.

Organised by the British Latvian Association with support from Latvian Foreign office marking 100 years since the birth of the nation, Mansards Publishing, film-makers Agris & Sarma Krūmiņš and the Embassy of Latvia.

The event will be filmed, excerpts may be broadcast on Latvian national TV.

 
 

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