The Poet of Fryslân opens OBE


On Friday, February 2nd, the Poet of Fryslân opened the Lân fan Taal-building OBE at the Oldehoofsterkerkhof in Leeuwarden.

The opening poem ‘Words’ Journey’ can also be read on this website in Frisian, Dutch and English. The Dutch translation was done by Elske Schotanus, the English translation was done by David Colmer.

Poet of Frylân invited to Sardinia literary festival


Poet of Fryslân Sigrid Kingma has been invited to a literary festival in Sardinia. She heard this on Tuesday evening during a visit by a delegation of Italian language minorities to Fryslân.

Poet of Fryslân recites to the Dutch embassy of Rome


On Tuesday April 12, Sigrid Kingma will recite a poem as Poet of Fryslân to a delegation from the Dutch Embassy of Rome and Dutch Culture.