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’, also on this website, the Poet of Fryslân opened the exhibition of the poetry machines in Tresoar. The machines can still be admired throughout the year.

Ryzji yn it Frysk – Presintaasje 24 maaie – galery melklokaal


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’.


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.