PROGRAMME

OF THE 56th STRUGA POETRY EVENINGS

23 – 28 AUGUST 2017

 

                  Wednesday, 23.08.2017

                                                                                             

10:00   Planting a tree and poetry reading in honour of the winner of the “Golden Wreath” of SPE for 2017, Charles Simic
                 
– “Park of Poetry”

12:30   Press conference with the winner of the “Golden Wreath” of SPE 2017, Charles Simic  

                  Piano Bar – Hotel “Drim”

14:00   Opening of the art exhibition

                  – Lobby – Hotel “Drim”

20:30   OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE SPE 2017
                  – The courtyard of the House of Poetry

21:00   “Poetic Meridians” –  International poetry reading
                 – The courtyard of the House of Poetry

22:30   Reception

(with the Minister of Culture of Republic of Macedonia)

                  Summer terrace of Hotel “Drim”

 

                  Thursday, 24.08.2017

 

10:00   Portrait of Ivan Djeparoski, the winner of the “Miladinov Brothers” award for 2016

                  – “Piano bar”- Hotel “Drim”

11:00   Poetry reading by the poets on the short-list of the “Miladinov Brothers” award competition

                  – “Piano bar”- Hotel “Drim”

12:00   Symposium “Lost/Found in translation”

                  – “Piano bar”- Hotel “Drim”

13:30   Poetry portrait of Goran  Čolakhodžić , the laureate of “Bridges of Struga” award of SPE and UNESCO

                  – “Piano bar”- Hotel “Drim”

16:30 Creative Europe , Versopolis platforms etc.

              – “Piano bar”- Hotel “Drim”

17:00 Poetry café – Versopolis – Meeting with publishers, agents, professional visitors

                  – “Piano bar”- Hotel “Drim”

18:00 Poetry Portraits

                  – “Piano bar”- Hotel “Drim”

19:00 Evening of Macedonian poetry 1

20:30 Evening of Macedonian poetry – 55 years “Miladinov Brothers” award

                  –   (Alternative location – lakeshore stage)

 20:30  Poetry on the road Resen 

                  (In cooperation with the Municipality of Resen and Culture Center “Dragi Tozija” Resen)

                  – Cultural Center “Dragi Tozija” Resen

20:30   Poetry on the road Ohrid

                  – The house of Urania – Macedonian Academy of Arts and Sciences

22:00   Poetry portraits

                  – “Piano bar” – Hotel “Drim” 

23:00   “Poetry Circles” 1 international poetry reading

                Lakeshore stage – Flow out of Crn Drim River (“Galeb”)

24:00   “Night Without Punctuation”

                  – Musical-poetical performances –

  Lakeshore stage – Flow out of Crn Drim River (“Galeb”)

 

                  Friday, 25.08.2017

 

10:00   “Matinée”, Poetry reading

                  – Courtyard of the Monastery of Our Lady at Kališta

12:00   Visiting cave churches near the Monastery of Our Lady at Kališta

13:30   Presentation of the “Brothers Miladinov” award winner for 2017

                  “Piano bar” – Hotel “Drim”

16:30     Poetry café – presentation of poetry festivals, concepts – Professional Visitors Programme

18:00 Contemporary Macedonian Poetry

                  “Piano bar” – Hotel “Drim”

20:30   Poetry Portraits

                   (Alternative location – lakeshore stage)

20:30   Poetry on the road Bitola

               (In cooperation with the Culture Center in Bitola)

20:30   Poetry on the road Ohrid

                  – The house of Urania – Macedonian Academy of Arts and Sciences

22:00   Versopolis Night – Poetry reading

                  (Alternative location – lakeshore stage)

23:00   “Poetry Circles” 2

                  (Alternative location – lakeshore stage)

24:00   “Night Without Punctuation”

                  – Musical-poetical performances –

                  (Alternative location – lakeshore stage)


                   Saturday, 26.08.2017

 

 10:00   Poetry Café with the winner of the “Golden Wreath” of SPE for 2017, Charles Simic

                  – Summer terrace of the Hotel “Drim

11:30   Symposium “Lost/Found in translation”

                  – “Piano bar” – Hotel “Drim”

13:00   55 years “Miladinov brothers” awad

                  – “Strushki Kepenci” – Hotel Drim

17:00   Sightseeing of the old part of Ohrid and the cultural heritage

20:30   Poetry Portrait of the Poet-Laureate of the Golden Wreath award for 2017, Charles Simic

              – Church “St. Sophia”, Ohrid

22:30   Correspondences” – Poetry reading

                  – Ohrid square near the St. Clement of Ohrid monument

 

                   Sunday, 27.08.2017

 

10:00   Outing and Sightseeing of the monastery “St. Nahum” and the springs of the Crn Drim River by boat

13:00   Poetry reading

                  – Courtyard of the monastery “St. Nahum”

15:30   “In Vino Veritas” – Presentation of the best poem dedicated to wine.

16:00   Return to Struga by boat and informal poetry reading

20:30   “Bridges”, international poetry reading and presenting of the awards “Golden Wreath”, the “Miladinov Brothers” and the “Bridges of Struga”

24:00   Announcing the winner of the award “Enhalon”  

                  Press Centre –  Diplomatic Hall, Hotel “Drim”

 

                  Monday, 28.08.2017

 

 13:00   Poetry matinée Matka

                – “St. Andrea” Monastery, Matka 

21:00   International poetry meeting, Skopje

                  – “Macedonia” square, near Stone Bridge