Bahia Mahmud Awah – Western Sahara, Sahara Occidental
Frane Prešeren: A toast
Lyrics: France Prešeren
Performed by Vanessa Redgrave and Stane Sever
Music: Samuel Barber
Sanje Publishing for Universal Book Night.
Iván Cruz Osorio – Mexico
Poet Iván Cruz Osorio shares a piece of his poetry.
#poetry #poesia #literature #connectingcultures #UniversalBookNight #laNochedelLibro
Universal Book Night is:
✅ An international event, supporting and celebrating books as the foundation of a healthy society.
✅ Addresses all generations of readers, from the youngest to the oldest.
✅ Addresses the professional, business and wider publics.
✅ Connects everyone working in the area of books and reading, also connects them with readers
✅ Encourages an increase in reading, literacy and the values of imagination in the society
✅ Vision: a world-wide project that connects and empowers cultures and languages across the globe
✅ It is a non- & trans-commercial project
✅ It respects and encourages the use and expression of every language and culture in the world
✅ It encourages cooperation among all vital organizations in every country/culture
✅ Appreciation of the principles of creativity & freedom of expression
✅ It helps build world awareness and to support culture and creativity
✅ The awareness that reading offers a foundation for a healthy society and healthy individuals; it encourages and empowers the principles of knowledge, creativity, innovation, invention, enterpreneurship, sovereignty
Join us dreaming anywhere – on the internet, in a dream, in your imagination … anywhere on planet Earth, or beyond!
Honourable patron: Unesco - Commission for Slovenia
Initiator and coordinator of the project – Sanje: https://www.sanje.si/blog/about-sanje/
Support: Radio Slovenia, Slovenian Book Agency
Katrin Cartlidge, France Prešeren: Free Heart
Katrin Cartlidge reading The Free Heart by France Preseren
Internationally virtually unknown recording for Sanje publishers (2000, Ljubljana).
More about Sanje: https://www.sanje.si/blog/about-sanje/
Uploded for Universal Book Night: http://booknight.net/
Marialcira Matute – Venezuela
Marialcira Matute from a programme dedicated to promoting books and reading at the Venezuelan national television, sends a greeting to the project Universal Book Night and tells us a little bit about literature and current health situation in Venezuela. #connectingthroughliterature #UniversalBookNight #LaNochedelLibroUniversal #Venezuela
Ramón Torres Galarzo – Ecuador
Sukeina Ali Taleb – Western Sahara, Sahara Occidental
Yana Lucila Lema Otovalo – Kichwa Otavalo indigenous people (Ecuador)
Video-conversation with a poet from the Kichwa indigenous community. She speaks about the situation of indigenous communities in Ecuador, their languages, literature and culture and shares a traditional story from her community and some of her poetry. You can also hear how poetry sounds in Kichwa language! #poetry #poesia #UniversalBookNight #LaNochedelLibroUniversal #connectingcultures