Poet of Fryslân on Explore the North

25/11/2017

One day after the official appointment, Eeltsje Hettinga as first Poet of Fryslian performed at the Explore the North festival in Leeuwarden. With a strong performance in the Westerkerk, which he concluded with the Poet of Fryslân poem ‘Under de steden’, his first performance as Poet of Fryslân was a fact.

Ryzji yn it Frysk – Presintaasje 24 maaie – galery melklokaal

19/03/2019

Ein maaie ferskynt ‘Ryzji yn it Frysk’, in mei de hân ynbûne, twatalige [Nederlânsk-Frysk] bibliofile útjefte, mei gedichten fan de Russyske dichter Boris Ryzji (1974-2001), oerset troch Eeltsje Hettinga en Elske Schotanus.

New poem Poet of Frylân: ‘Skip fûgel lân’.

19/03/2019

Above the Wadden Islands is one of the busiest shipping routes in Europe. Things went wrong at the beginning of January when the Panamanian cargo ship MSC Zoë lost 345 containers with hazardous substances and plastic material. An ecological disaster. With gas and salt extraction, yet another attack on the Wadden Sea Region, which has been “Unesco World Heritage” since 2009.