17th edition of the International Poetry Festival Merci Poesi
Welcome to the 17th edition of the International Poetry Festival Merci Poesi
We plan to hold the festival Merci Poesi online on Saturday 4 September at Gothenburg City Library, Gothenburg House of Literature and at the same time broadcast digitally on Facebook and Youtube Live.
Merci Poesi is Gothenburg’s international and intercultural poetry festival, which in September 2021 will be held for the 17th year in a row in collaboration with and supported by the City of Gothenburg, the Region Västra Götaland, the Swedish Cultural Council, Gothenburg City Library, Gothenburg House of Literature, Studiefrämjandet and several other organisations.
We plan for digital programs with the opportunity to let in audiences if the corona mode allows!
Enjoy the program in several different languages:
contemporary poetry, music, dance and performance.
Poets and Artists:
Alain Lance, Paris
Anna-Karin Hellqvist, Göteborg
Atefeh Pakbaznia / Javad Atefeh, Tehran
Clara Bolmsjö, Lund
Evelina Varas, Göteborg
Fakhri Barazandeh, Stockholm
Fredrik Nyberg, Göteborg
Hoda Khamosh, Afghanestan
Jean-Baptiste Para, Paris
Johan Jönson, Stockholm
Karin Johansson, Göteborg
Kholod Saghir, Stockholm
Olivia Bergdahl, Göteborg
Shooka Hosseini/Behnam Hojati, Tehran
Greetings by the Iranian poet:
Seyed-Ali Salehi, Tehran