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Ceremony Debut Award Het Liegend Konijn 2011 with TRANSPOESIE poets
  • 27/09/2011

Ceremony Debut Award Het Liegend Konijn 2011 with TRANSPOESIE poets”

On 27th September, the Dutch Embassy hosted the Het Liegend Konijn Debut Award Ceremony rewarding Lieke Marsman (NL) for her first work Wat ik mijzelf graag voorhoud (What I like to impress on myself). Her poem Oerknal (Big Bang), selected for the TRANSPOESIE project, was also translated into the 23 official EU languages. The TRANSPOESIE poets Carl Norac (BE), Radek Malý (CZ), Morten Sondergaard (DK), Clara Janés (ES), Claudiu Komartin (RO) and Emily Ballou (UK) were invited to read Lieke’s poem in their respective language, as well as one of their own poems.

The ceremony was held in the presence of the Flemish minister of Education Pascal Smet, the Editor-in-chief of Het Liegend Konijn Jozef Deleu, and the Director of the Flemish-Dutch House deBuren Dorian van der Brempt and musical interludes were performed by Laura Tem, Lucas Somers and Adriaan van de Velde.


Uitreiking derde Debuutprijs Het Liegend Konijn aan Lieke Marsman from deBuren on Vimeo.

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