Posts Tagged: Beijing Poetry Festival

China-Slovenia Exchange Program

Brane Mozetic at the Slovenian Literature Center sent three poets to China in early August 2013. It was arranged when I (MZ)  met him two years ago at Nicaragua Poetry Festival. I went to Beijing on Aug 3rd and joined

China-Slovenia Exchange Program

Brane Mozetic at the Slovenian Literature Center sent three poets to China in early August 2013. It was arranged when I (MZ)  met him two years ago at Nicaragua Poetry Festival. I went to Beijing on Aug 3rd and joined

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,