Poem Poet of Friesland in smartphone app


Tuesday the 17th of July the app ‘Taal fan it hert’ was presented. At the initiative of the Province of Fryslân, a ten-year-old edition of the booklet ‘Taal fan it hert’ is now available as a smartphone app.

Especially for this app the Poet of Friesland, Eeltsje Hettinga, wrote the poem ‘It klappen fan de dyk’ which can be found in a German, English, Dutch translation in the app and in the brochure.

The app is for tourists and Frisians who want to know more about Frisian, Frisian and Friesland. The app ‘Taal fan it hert’ can be downloaded in the Android Play Store and Apple’s App Store.

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’, […]