Kohtaamiskahvila | International Poetry Night 16.2 [Cafe STOA]

Thu 16.2.2017 at 18.00 – 19.30
Café Stoa
Turunlinnantie 1, Helsinki
Free entry

During 2017 Kohtaamiskahvila series will organise different kind of meetings between artists and writers living in Helsinki with the community audience. The theme of this multilingual meeting is Poems for refugees. Helsinki-based poets from different international backgrounds are invited to read poems in their mother tongue for refugees and poetry lovers. Music performance and translations as well will be part of the evening.

Special guest of the night Triin Soomets one of the most important contemporary writers from Estonia.

Programme :

Host : Daniel Malpica

– 1st Episode

Ahmed Zaidan (IQ/FI) Rosamaría Bolom (MEX/FI) and Polina Kopylova (RUS/FI)

MUSIC by Ali Al Abbas

– 2nd Episode Triin Soomets (EST), Daniel Malpica (MEX/FI) and Ye Yint (MM/FI)

– MUSIC by Ahmed Hamiti

– 3rd Episode

Poems in Berber language (tamazight) of Tomas Tranströmer, read by Hamza Amarouche (ALG/FI)

-MUSIC by Ali Al Abbas 

Organised by Kohtaamiskahvila in cooperation with Tuglas Seura, Sivuvalo and Stoa.