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.