Steering group of Multilingualism and Diversity as a Resource in the Cultural Field project conducted by Culture for All met last Thursday 15th of September 2016 at Helsinki. Representatives from Norway, Sweden and Denmark and writers discussed on questions related to collaboration between Nordic literary institutions and to create a multilingual expert database.
“How is it possible to support, evaluate or share the work of an author who writes in a language that is not widely spoken in the country? Which of the writers should get support for their writing or for translations? Which books should be included in the collections of multilingual libraries? Read the whole report at Multilingualism and Diversity as a Resource in the Cultural Field website.
As part of the programme Sivuvalo organised a multilingual poetry reading with Ahmed Zaidan, Roxana Crisólogo and Ye Yint Thet Zwe. The poetry reading was hosted by Daniel Malpica. Invited Musician: Abhisek Nakarmi.