MATKALLA POHJOLAAN – Runokuu: Multilingual Poetry, Music and Sound Art, 2015

Runokuu

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When does a journey end, if it does not have a return-ticket?

‘On the way to the North’ was a multidisciplinary and multilingual poetry night at Lavaklubi, National Theatre (Läntinen Teatterikuja 1, Helsinki) where international poets read their texts related to a journey’s end, its endlessness or its slow transmutation to everyday living. This night is organized by Sivuvalo project for the “Runokuu Poetry festival” as part of Kaiken maailman runot program that present a fresh selection of poetry in different languages.

Poets: Mazen Maarouf [Palestine/Iceland, 1978], Roxana Crisólogo [Peru, 1966], Ye Yint Thet Zwe [Burma], Sepideh Rahaa [Iran,1981] and Daniel Malpica [Mexico, 1988].

Musicians: Alejandro Montes de Oca [Mexico] and Romulus Chiciuc [Romania].

Scenic Adviser: David Kozma [Romania].

Production & Graphic Design: Daniel Malpica.

Host: Outi Korhonen [Finland].

Matkalla Pohjolla

Romulus Chiciuc, Alejandro Montes de Oca – [Photograph: Rosamaría Bolom]

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Outi Korhonen, Romulus Chiciuc, Alejandro Montes de Oca – [Photograph: Zoila Forss]

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Sepideh Rahaa – Iran [Photograph: Zoila Forss]

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Ye Yint Thet Zwe – Burma [Photograph: Zoila Forss]

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Ye Yint Thet Zwe – Burma [Photograph: Rosamaría Bolom]

Daniel Malpica

Daniel Malpica – Mexico [Photograph: Rosamaría Bolom]

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Daniel Malpica – Mexico [Photograph: Zoila Forss]

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Roxana Crisólogo / Peru [Photograph: Zoila Forss]

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Roxana Crisólogo / Peru [Photograph: Zoila Forss]

Mazen Maarouf

Mazen Maarouf – Palestina / Iceland [Photograph: Rosamaría Bolom]

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Mazen Maarouf – Palestina / Iceland [Photograph: Zoila Forss]

Outi Korhonen

Host: Outi Korhonen – Finland [Photograph: Rosamaría Bolom]

Outi Korhonene, Romi Chiciuc, Alejandro Montes

Outi Korhonen, Romulus Chiciuc, Alejandro Montes de Oca – [Photograph: Rosamaría Bolom]

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A successful night full of people. Lavaklubi, National Theatre [Photograph: Zoila Forss]

Finnish Poetry

As a surprise, Sivuvalo prepared a special program/magazine with translations of the poets into English and one in Finnish. Click on the image to see more of this publication or contact us at sivuvalo.project@gmail.com if you want to get a copy [Editorial and Graphic Design: Daniel Malpica]