1-st meeting } Vilnius and Uzhupis Republic } February 2-4, 2018
February 2, Friday
12:00 Session of the network. General ideas.
12:15 Session of the network: Roles of organisers in the network
12:35 Session: Programm and expectations of Vilnius meeting
12:50 Walk around Uzhupis
13:30 Lunch in Uzhupis cafe
14:15 Inauguration of the network
14:30 Irena AleksaiteMultilingual Gorky street of my childhood in Vilnius
15:00 presentation of the network’s website and FB group , discussion on dissemination of the project
15:30 Andrei Antonau (Belarus) – Belarussian poets and Vilna
16:00 Pavel Lavrinec (Vilnius un-ty) “Chruščiovas-Sokolnikovas и Minclovas. Два русских писателя литовской литературы”.
16:30 Rimas Užgiris (USA-Vilnius) will tell about his work as translator of Lithuanian poets into English and about New York experience in multicultural events
17:00 guided walk to the Jewish library
Jewish library / round table
18:00 Žilvinas Beliauskas (director) introduces a last issue of Jewish magazine “Brąsta”.
18:30 Ovidiu Ivancu (Romania) about his work in Vilnius un/ty, his novels and: “The Ups and Downs of a Romanian Literary Generation: Mircea Eliade, Emil Cioran and Eugen Ionescu”.
19:00 Rami Ibrahim (Syria-Switzerland) about immigrant writing schools
Balmont and Parland
February 3, Saturday
Trakai, Kybinlar and Karaim School
11:30 sessions of network
visit to the Castle.
14:00 lection on Karaim poetry and art by Halina Kobeckaite in Karaimų mokykla (school) (Karaimų st., 28)
15:00 Karaim museum
16:00 dinner in Kibinlary
17:30 possibly excursion to the Angels Hill and then back to Uzupis
19:00 Free evening
Venclovų namai muziejus
11:00 sessions of network. Muse Erata and other muses in our network and in festivals
Session of the network: Roles of organisers in the network
Memorabilia of the network and festivals – budges, posters, stickers etc.
Vladimir Hanaan (Jerusalem) about literary organisations in Israel.
Session of the Network: preplanning the 2019 activity
14:00 – 15:00 Sessions of the network. Results of the Vilnius meeting
Themes for next 4 meetings (Tartu, Helsinki, Italy, Pskov, Sweden)
Free time 3 h
18:00 multilingual poetic mini-festival “Frannie”
featuring Polina Kopylova (Helsinki), Larissa Joonas (Tallinn), Tomas Czepajtis (Vilnius), Alina Borzenkaitė (Pabradė-Vilnius), Kerry Shawn Keys (Vilnius-Pennsylvania), Jamal Juma (Vilnius-Kopenhagen-Bahdad), Andrej Antonau (Vilnius-Mahilev), Rimas Užgiris (USA/Vilnius), Zoila Forss (Peru-Helsinki), Antanas A. Jonynas (Lithuania), Ahmed Faraz (Pakistan), Vladimir Hanan Babinsky (Jerusalem) Vitaly Asovsky (Vilna), Fikrat and Liubov Salimov (Pavilnys)
2-nd meeting } Tartu, Estonia } March 16-18, 2018
guest country > Denmark
3-rd meeting } Helsinki, Finland } April 19-21, 2018
guest country > Sweden
Juhani Ihanus (Helsinki) “Diaspora and Otherness in Therapeutic Writing”
4-rd meeting } Saronno, lago Comoor Anacapri (Italy)
May or October
5-th meeting } Pskov and Mihailovskoye (Russia) 5-8 June, 2018
organizer Artem Verle
guest country > Latvia
6-th meeting } Tartu, Estonia, August 19-21, 2018
guest country > Norway
7-th meeting } Stromstadt, Sweden or Norebro (Copenhagen, Denmark), September-October, 2018
guest country > Iceland