International Poetry Festival Spring of Poetry (Poezijos pavasaris)

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Country and Region LithuaniaVilnius
Type of Festival Literary
Location of Festival Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania
Festival Contact Information

International Poetry Festival Spring of Poetry
K. Sirvydo st. 6
Lithuanian Writers Union
Phone: (370) 5-261-18-21, or (370) 5-212-39-19
The Division of Culture and Art of the Department of Culture
Education and Sport of Vilnius City Municipality Administration
Phone: (370) 5-261-50-82

Festival Description

The most prominent annual literature event in Lithuania, arranged by the Writers Union. Here the creative works are read by the Lithuanian and foreign poets with participation of actors, singers, musicians and painters. On the eve of the Festival the literary miscellany of the new poems, translations of poetry and essays "Spring of Poetry" is being published. The SPRING OF POETRY laureate is traditionally crowned in Kaunas, and the finale of the festivity is held at the Main Courtyard of Vilnius University.

Festival Dates May 18 - 31, 2009
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