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21.05.2024 #kulturlxnews #literature

Poetry from Luxembourg at the 41st Marché de la Poésie, Paris

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For the third year in a row, Kultur | lx – Arts Council Luxembourg will be showcasing the richness and diversity of Luxembourg poetry at the 41st Marché de la Poésie, France’s largest poetry fair.

The stand, shared with Redfoxpress, will showcase the diversity of Luxembourg poetry and will be a meeting place for poets, publishers, professionals and enthusiastic audiences from all backgrounds during the five days of the event, which will be held from 19 to 23 June on the Place Saint Sulpice in Paris (Stand 515).

Luxembourg poetry will be featured on 20 June at 9.30pm at Espace Andrée Chedid (Issy-les-Moulineaux):
Meetings & Readings | Luxembourg poetry: a remarkable individuality.
This meeting will invite you to discover and exchange ideas with a selection of remarkable and acclaimed poets from Luxembourg: Serge Basso de March, Jean Portante, Alexandra Shahrezaie, Lambert Schlechter, Florent Toniello, Luce van den Bossche.
Moderated by: Carole Carcillo Mesrobian
In collaboration with PEN Club Français

The Kulturfabrik will be hosting “Périphéries du Marché” :
June 12 from 18:00 to 19:30 : debate about poetry Guy Helminger, Jean Portante, Juliette Mézenc and Olivier Mellano (moderation: Jeff Schinker) in collaboration with radio 100.7 at Librairie Diderich
On 13 June at 20:00: A literary encounter with Guy Helminger, Jean Portante, Juliette Mézenc and Olivier Mellano at Kufa. Musical accompaniment: AR (guitar duo).

In addition to meetings with the general public, Kultur | lx is organising a networking event for Luxembourg poets and French-speaking professionals (agents, publishers, media) on 21 June at 9.30am at the Café de la Mairie (Place Saint-Sulpice, Paris).

Visit the “Poésies du Luxembourg” stand (Stand 515) from Wednesday 19 to Sunday 23 June.