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China Night

On June 14th from 8pm to 9pm there was a penal discussion on contemporary Chinese poetry, led by Dutch sinologist Mark Leenhouts, at Poetry International Rotterdam. Photos courtesy of Regina Dyck Mark raised some very good questions. MZ reiterated her

China Night

On June 14th from 8pm to 9pm there was a penal discussion on contemporary Chinese poetry, led by Dutch sinologist Mark Leenhouts, at Poetry International Rotterdam. Photos courtesy of Regina Dyck Mark raised some very good questions. MZ reiterated her

Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes gave a talk on African Poetry during the Rotterdam poetry festival, which I found very interesting. First of all, I just came back from South Africa and wanted to know more about what’s going on there. Second but

Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes gave a talk on African Poetry during the Rotterdam poetry festival, which I found very interesting. First of all, I just came back from South Africa and wanted to know more about what’s going on there. Second but

HIFA Festival in Zimbabwe 津巴布韦国际艺术节

You have to imagine how we walked on the Bridge on Limpopo River across the border of South Africa and Zimbabwe as I didn’t dare to take any pictures when the armed soldiers were standing at the fort watching us closely and asking us to show passports as we approached…

HIFA Festival in Zimbabwe 津巴布韦国际艺术节

You have to imagine how we walked on the Bridge on Limpopo River across the border of South Africa and Zimbabwe as I didn’t dare to take any pictures when the armed soldiers were standing at the fort watching us closely and asking us to show passports as we approached…

Hu Shi – first free verse poet in China

Tonight Prof. Marjorie Perloff talked about how French artist Duchamp turned ready-made into art in 1917, in NYC. Artists CHOOSE what to present… In that same year, Chinese young scholar Hu Shi published the first free verse poem in China

Hu Shi – first free verse poet in China

Tonight Prof. Marjorie Perloff talked about how French artist Duchamp turned ready-made into art in 1917, in NYC. Artists CHOOSE what to present… In that same year, Chinese young scholar Hu Shi published the first free verse poem in China

Beijing Poetry Festival & Croatian-Chinese Poets Exchange Program

Most of the contemporary poets in China (including myself) grew up in the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) with RED (revolutionary) songs. There were very few movies in the whole country except those based on The Eight Revolutionary Model Plays and a few movies “imported” from the former communist countries such as Albania, Romania, and former Yugoslavia, which were a huge impact on us especially the theme songs –we practically grew up with those foreign movies and songs,

Beijing Poetry Festival & Croatian-Chinese Poets Exchange Program

Most of the contemporary poets in China (including myself) grew up in the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) with RED (revolutionary) songs. There were very few movies in the whole country except those based on The Eight Revolutionary Model Plays and a few movies “imported” from the former communist countries such as Albania, Romania, and former Yugoslavia, which were a huge impact on us especially the theme songs –we practically grew up with those foreign movies and songs,