The Punctum Festival will be dedicated to the community theme / Day


The opening event on May 25 is expected to feature a dance performance by choreographer Kristine Brinina, readings by Ukrainian authors and groups Sigma In the closing concert on June 3, Linard Town’s poetry will be interpreted by musician Shipsi, actors Kaspars Znotins and Kaspars Annins. The director of the event will be Māra Ķimele.

The theme of the community is especially relevant at a time when Ukrainians are heroically defending the fundamental right to peace and freedom in the war waged by Russia. The ability to show solidarity will also be crucial in the context of the impending ecological disaster. As we reflect on the future of civilization and see how united the Ukrainians are defending their homeland, the theme of community is also gaining a new meaning in culture. Therefore Point The festival will highlight contemporary Ukrainian literature and groups of like-minded people found in Latvian literature, as well as create a discussion on the future possibilities of cultural communities.

Groups of exiled writers and artists will also be celebrated at the festival Hell’s crook participant, poet Linard Town’s centenary. His works will be updated in a modern context. “Latvian modernist classic Linards Tauns played a crucial role in the renewal of Latvian poetry in exile after the Second World War. admirer of Latvia, “says Kārlis Vērdiņš, a literary researcher and poet, creator of the symposium dedicated to Linards Taunas.

Information about the festival can be found in the online magazine Point and the Facebook account of the festival.


Source: Diena.lv by www.diena.lv.

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