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 …

Premiere of poetry video Poet van Fryslân – ‘Binman’


Yesterday, the third of a series of poetry videos by Nyk de Vries as Poet of Fryslân premiered on Omrop Fryslân TV. The third poetry film is based on the poem ‘Binman’.

Poet of Fryslân poem ‘Anne and Arie’ in video compilation UNESCO International Mother Language Day


Sunday February 21st is UNESCO International Mother Language Day. The NPLD (Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity) is making a multilingual video compilation of spoken cultural expressions in small languages.