First applications for ‘Dichter van Fryslân’ have been received


A week after the opening of the subscription period, the first applications for ‘Poet of Fryslân’ have been received. Want to apply? Send a brief motivation together with one self-written new Frisian poem fia the application form on this website.

On this website you will also find more information about the procedure, what we ask and what we offer. The subscription period runs until Sunday 10 September. 43 days left …

Oranjewoud Festival presenting the Poet of Fryslân


Lân fan taal / De Taalkaravaan presents: ‘It Font / Het Font’. A multimedia poetry project by writer-poet and Poet of Fryslân, Eeltsje Hettinga and video artist Lotte Middendorp.

Presentation poetry machine Poet of Fryslân


On Saturday, February 3rd, the start of the four poetry machines of the poets Grytsje Schaaf, Sytse Jansma, Elmar Kuiper and the Dichter fan Fryslân, Eeltsje Hettinga, took place in Tresoar. The poets worked together with the artists Kaneli and Smit, Machteld van Buren and Hans Wijnbergen. With the presentation of the poem ‘Au Musée’, […]