The most important poetry festival is at it’s 46th edition this year.
From 9 to 13 June, Poetry International Rotterdam will present for the 46th time the most noteworthy poetry of the groundbreaking great masters, alongside that of new and original poetic talents from around the world. These poets include the Basque Harkaitz Cano, the Indigenous Australian Lionel Fogarty, Togara Muzanenhamo from Zimbabwe, the Russians Philip Nikolayev and Lev Rubinstein, Kenneth Goldsmith from the United States, Yanko Gonzalez from Chile, Justyna Bargielska from Poland, the Germans Durs Grünbein, Marion Poschmann and Barbara Köhler, Guo Jinniu from China, the English Jen Hadfield, the French Pierre Alfieri, the Norwegian Nils Christian Moe-Repstad, and from the Low Countries Hester Knibbe, Peter Verhelst, Tonnus Oosterhoff and Els Moors. Eighteen ‘Reasons to be Cheerful!’ via site
The opening ceremony is online live.
Barbara Köhler, Durs Grünbein, Els Moors, Guo Jinniu, Harkaitz Cano, Hester Knibbe, Jen Hadfield, Justyna Bargielska, Kenneth Goldsmith , Lev Rubinstein , Lionel Fogarty, Marion Poschmann, Nils Christian Moe-Repstad , Peter Verhelst, Philip Nikolayev, Pierre Alferi, Togara Muzanenhamo, Tonnus Oosterhoff, Yanko González