Baltic Meeting 2011 TURKU
Thursday June 9
Get together party. Riverboat Svarte Rudolf.
Friday June 10
The current culture climate of Belarus will be discussed in Restaurant Koulu.
Performances by Andrey Chadanovich, Sergey Pukst and Anka Upala
THE POWER OF CHILDRENS’ LITERATURE
Linda Bondestam, Stella Parland and Ulf Stark – a verbal and visual happening. Restaurant Koulu.
ALL THE TIME I’M THINKIN ABOUT MONEY, CONTEMPORARY ESTONIAN POETRY
at the Library Court with Estonian poets Eva Park, Elo Viiding, Asko Künnap and Jan Kaus. Hosted by Joni Pyysalo.
19.30 Dinner at the Samppalinna Restaurant.
BALTICSLAM, POETICAL BATTLE
between Estonia and Finland at the Monk. Starring Tapani Kinnunen, Eeva Park, Heli Slunga, Elo Viiding, Henry Lehtonen, Jan Kaus, Solja Krapu and Asko Künnap. Hosted by Esa Hirvonen.
Saturday June 11
Bus trip to the Saari Artists’ Residence.
Presentation of the grounds
Presentation of the Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators by Lena Pasternak
by Bodil Lindfors (Finland), Anka Upala (Belarus), Åsa-Maria Kraft (Sweden), Māra Cielēna (Latvia), Ak Welsapar (Sweden) and Dmitri Plax (Sweden).
Discussion on the role of a writer, translator and illustrator, based on the novel Picture this by Joseph Heller.
Return to Turku by bus.
OPEN MIKE AND STAGE – POETRY AND MUSIC
and dinner at the Café Aula, Turku.