“Songs of Life and Death” was multidisciplinary poetry night in October of 2014 at Caisa Cultural Centre. There, international writers and musicians explored the border between the light and the shadow to honored the “Day of the Dead”, an ancient Mexican tradition focused in the people who have passed away. For that night, Caisa’s festivity hall was transformed into an indoor picnic place plenty of food, poetry, dance, music and an open microphone for the audience.
POETRY – Daniel Malpica (Mexico), Olga Svanberg (Russia), Rosamaria Bolom (Mexico), Natalja Meri (Russia), Roxana Crisólogo Correa (Peru) and Kasper Salonen (Finland).
MUSIC – James Andean (Canada), Iiris Tarnanen (Finland), Sergio Castrillón (Colombia).
[ Organizers ] – Salasanat Finland, Sivuvalo project with the support of Kone Foundation, Sibelius Academy -Glomas- Global Music Master, Suomen venäjänkielisten kirjailijoiden yhdistys, Logrus and Caisa International Cultural Centre.
Photographs: Jaime Culebro