At the end of August/ beginning of September The International Culture Association of Turku (TKKY) organized three public poetry reading events. The events aimed to increase immigrant students’ interest in Finnish poetry and encourage them to read out loud the poems in Finnish language.
On 10-12 June 2016 Multikultura hosted the meeting of the poets, the users of poetic platform ePublisher.
On Friday, 3rd June, at Coffee Inn situated in the heart of Vilnius’ old town SIH organised a meeting with a famous contemporary poet Rimvydas Stankevičius – ePublisher poet of the month of April.
“Piçarra em Pessoa” is a very interesting poetry show based on a poetry book, wirtten by Diogo Piçarra, which evoques on of the most famous Portuguese poets of all times, Fernando Pessoa.
On May 14th it was the turn of a local poet Fernando Paralta choosen by the Lousada Municipal Public Library to launch his poetry book.
The International House World Organisation (IHWO) Directors’ Conference took place in Oxford on 7th – 10th May, 2016. This years’ conference took place at the picturesque Hawkwell House in Iffley village and brought together IH school owners and directors from across the 160 schools in IH network.
The second week of May, prior an international poetry festival and the most outstanding yearly literature event POETRY SPRING is being held all over Lithuania, SIH organised poetry readings with our teachers and students.
Eugénio de Andrade, who died 11 years ago, was one of the most renowned Portuguese poets ever. One of his best friends was José Rodrigues, a no less famous painter and sculptor.